The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is seeking candidates for a Research Engineer IV.
A Research Engineer conducts research in various fields of engineering to design and develop technology and to carry out investigations, evaluation, and application of engineering theories and principles.
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
Performs a variety of research and development activities requiring the application of engineering practices and principles.
Designs, operates, maintains, and repairs specialized equipment and engineered systems utilizing engineering practices and principles.
Advises faculty, postdocs, students, and staff with engineering design, modification, prototype and process development, analysis procedures, and other engineering solutions.
Performs failure analysis, optimization studies and other investigations.
Evaluates findings to develop new concepts, equipment, or processes.
Ensures supplies are available and operational for use in projects.
May manage local computer systems for laboratory functionality.
Develops proposals, budgets, schedules and progress reports and presents results to internal and external stakeholders.
Prepares technical reports for long and short-range planning.
Operates machinery and equipment associated with research and/or instruction.
Instructs and assists students and faculty in the proper use of research-related and/or instructional equipment and models while following safe operating procedures.
Purchases equipment, parts, supplies, and services in support of projects and research.
Maintains safety standards and signage in assigned laboratory spaces.
Keeps electrical engineering department management aware of progress on projects and identifies equipment needs.
Maintains good communications with staff and faculty members so their needs can be met in a timely fashion.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution.
Must have six (6) years experience in engineering and research practices and principles.
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year
relevant education per year of required experience.
Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident.
Able and willing to work some weekends and evenings.
Must have Knowledge of software tools and programming languages.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references.
Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)