Nanosystems Engineer/Physical Scientist
Mitre Corporation - McLean, VA

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Security Clearance Level

Key Functions
The successful candidate must be able to collaborate effectively and to assist more senior staff in the conduct of both computer-based analysis and hands-on research toward the design, evaluation, and testing of prototype electrical or electromechanical systems, especially those that leverage nanotechnology or other emerging technologies. The position will involve extensive collaboration with senior staff in these projects within the MITRE Nanosystems Group. Collaboration, engagement, and involvement in a broad cross section of the group's work in diverse areas of the physical sciences and engineering ultimately will be essential to success in this position. Strong abilities in writing and in delivering clear oral presentations also are absolutely essential.

Required Education/Experience:

Desired Education/Experience
A B.S. or M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, or Materials Science is required, with an excellent academic record.

Required Skills:
The candidate must have academic training involving the design, simulation, and/or laboratory prototyping of compact electronic, electromagnetic, or materials systems. The ability to conduct critical paper-based evaluations of such systems, whether existing or proposed, also is essential. Some familiarity with emerging electronics or materials technologies is required. The candidate must be highly skilled in writing and in delivering oral presentations.

Desired Skills
The ideal candidate will exhibit experience in the design, paper-based evaluation, and/or laboratory testing of state-of-the-art nanoelectronic or nanomaterials systems. The ideal candidate will also ideally have experience with the maintenance and operation of laboratory equipment and supplies. Experience in and familiarity with fundamental developments in the wider field of nanotechnology and other emerging technologies, is highly desirable as well.

Travel Statement
*This position will require overnight travel up to 10% of the time.

Clearance Statement
*Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, MITRE will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

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