Environmental Scientist/Chemist Associate
Alion Science and Technology - Durham, NC

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Duties often include:
o design and setup of experimental conditions in an aerosol wind tunnel

o generation of aerosols using various aerosol generation systems, such as nebulizers and vibrating orifice generators

o particle size distribution analysis, and air velocity and turbulence characterization

o performance of aerosol experiments using micron and sub-micron aerosols or bio-aerosols

o collection of experimental information and data

o independent interpretation of data and development of conclusions

o data validation, reduction, and troubleshooting

o solving complex technical and theoretical problems

o compliance with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties

o providing recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines

o providing input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of more senior technical personnel.


We require BS degree in Chemistry or other Environmental related discipline (Environmental Health Sciences, Physics) and 0-2 years experience. Individuals working toward an advanced degree are encouraged to apply.

Knowledge of aerosol physics and fluid dynamics including transport, deposition and resuspension of particles is required, preferably with demonstrated course work or projects in aerosol physics and wind tunnel measurements. Proficient technical writing skills are required.

Knowledge of aerosol and bio-aerosol samplers, aerosol generation/distribution equipment, laser based measurement systems preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word and Excel are required. Ability to understand and operate aerosol instrument specific software, a plus.

Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.

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Alion creates alliances between science and big government. Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned development and research...