Cornell University Senior Mechanical Research Engineer (Research Support Specialist III) in Ithaca, New York
Senior Mechanical Research Engineer (Research Support Specialist III) APPLY Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. Senior Mechanical Research Engineer Research Support Specialist III - Band G Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) Who we are: The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) studiesparticle beams and accelerators,photon science,particle physics and the early universe, and servesstudents,the publicand scientists fromCornelland around the world. The research missions of this laboratory are in many respects unique in the world. We have an immediate opening for one or more Senior Mechanical Research Engineers. What you will do: Primary duties of the Senior Mechanical Research Engineer position are to independently guide the mechanical development of sophisticated scientific instruments and components. This includes: Collaborating with a variety of internal stakeholders (research scientists and technical staff), and external vendors and companies to engineer, create and implement equipment and solutions to help enable and advance research. Design analysis: perform sophisticated calculations regarding static loads, synchrotron radiation power levels, heat transfer and cooling requirements, etc. Use stress and thermal monitoring software (e.g., ANSYS) to validate design choices. Guiding the fabrication (internally or with vendors) of equipment, visiting vendors as needed. Participating directly in equipment installation and commissioning. Presenting designs at internal reviews and meetings. Assist in preparation of research papers, reports and articles for publication. Providing scoping and budget estimates for proposed projects and grant renewals. Mentoring students and junior engineers with regard to engineering projects. What you will need: Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing. Knowledge of how to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members. A Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related field) plus 3-5 years relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated mastery with commercial 3-D CAD programs (CLASSE uses Autodesk Inventor).Demonstrated experience with FEA Software as related to thermal, mechanical, and coupled analysis (e.g., ANSYS). Work history demonstrating success in meeting targets. Knowledge of how to effectively give and receive directions, and to communicate and explain complex designs to general audience. Knowledge of how to work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment What other experience is preferred (but not required): Experience working in a research environment Familiarity of precision machining practices such as conventional turning, milling, and CNC machine tool capabilities and complex setups Experience working on, or with, any of the following: Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) equipment design and practices Cooling of electro-mechanical devices Design and fabrication of specialty materials such as 316 SS, niobium, titanium, A1, PEEK, copper, tungsten, etc. Design or engineering of cryogenic equipment Computer scripting and/or programming languages Engineering and design of particle accelerator and x-ray/opto-mechanical related components Design concerns regarding radiation What We Offer: Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. Our benefits programs include a competitive salary, comprehensive health care options, generous retirement contributions, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 13 University paid holidays (including end-of-year winter break through New Year's Day). We invite you to follow this link to get more information about our benefits: Follow this link to learn more about the Total Rewards of Working at Cornell: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. As part of the university's, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 primary vaccination or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location. University Job Title:Research Support Spec III Job Family:Academic Support Level:G Pay Rate Type:Salary Pay Range:$72,558.00 - $88,681.00 Remote Option Availability: Company: Contact Name:Kristiely Sena da Silva Cunha Number of Openings:2 Job Titles and Pay Ranges: Non-Union Positions Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria: Prior relevant work or industry experience Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position Unique applicable skills Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary) To learn more about Cornell's non-union staff job titles and pay ranges, see . Union Positions The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined in accordance with the rates in the respective collective bargaining agreement. To learn more about Cornell's union wages, see . 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We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. 2023-03-28 EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.