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Research Scientist

Leidos

This is a Full-time position in Morgantown, WV posted September 13, 2021.

Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory is seeking a Research Scientist to join our Workforce Development Team in Morgantown, WV. This program is designed to identify recent master’s and doctoral graduates to be part of cutting-edge energy research of importance to the county helping provide answers to today’s pressing scientific questions. This opportunity will allow side by side execution of research with world-class scientists and engineers using state of the art equipment to contribute to new areas of basic and applied research.

TERM OF COMMITMENT: This research position is intended to be a term position, with varying levels of commitment that are not expected to last longer than 1 year. You will be informed prior to applying what length of commitment is anticipated. Also, those who successfully fill a term position, may be invited to apply for an additional term. Nothing in this paragraph is intended to create an employment contract. Employment will remain at will.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory is a multi-disciplinary, scientific and technical-oriented national laboratory. NETL produces technological solutions for America’s energy challenges. From developing creative innovations and efficient energy systems that make coal more competitive, to advancing technologies that enhance oil and natural gas extraction and transmission processes, NETL research is providing breakthroughs and discoveries that support home-grown energy initiatives, stimulate a growing economy, and improve the health, safety, and security of all Americans. Highly skilled men and women at three NETL research sites – Albany, Ore., Morgantown, W.Va., and Pittsburgh, Pa. – conduct a broad range of research activities that support DOE’s mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Typical Responsibilities could include:

  • Meeting task requirements of NETL and Leidos research managers in attaining goals established for the NETL team and RIC programs as delineated in the statements of work pertaining to funding awards supporting this position.
  • Provide R&D technical support for the NETL team.
  • Active participation in group meetings as well as other task related meetings.
  • Experimental work related to pressurized gas hydrates work using state of the art equipment.
  • Analyzing results in relation to experimental data from laboratory tests and published data from other authors.
  • Assisting in the preparation of technical papers, reports, conference papers, and annual and quarterly reports.
  • Presenting the results of the research at technical conferences and publishing in archival journals.
  • Presenting technical findings during regular team meetings as well as at workshops and professional conferences.
  • Experimental work associated with gas hydrate cores.
  • Analyzing results and publishing the results.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in science or engineering (e.g., biology, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, safety, software), or related scientific/engineering field and within two years of graduation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Geomechanical analysis of samples.
  • Experience with High Pressure/Low Temperature experiments.
  • Micro CT experience.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Research Scientist

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