Research Engineer IV

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Research Engineer IV

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Aerospace Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Why work for Texas A&M Engineering?

Who we are

Texas A&M Engineering is a large employer in the great and growing cities of Bryan/College Station, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. We are deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a talented workforce that embraces our core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity, and service. Texas A&M Engineering offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education, research, and public service.

Purpose

The Research Engineer IV, evaluates, selects, and applies scientific or engineering research techniques, procedures, and criteria to make substantial adaptations and modifications to research assignments. With expertise in laser development, laser operation, laser applications and experimental sciences for work in laser diagnostics, stand-off detection and directed energy related areas relevant to Aerospace Engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and oversight of experimental efforts.
  • Implementation of electronic and optical devices in support of experimental work.
  • Collaboration with students, staff, faculty, and visiting personnel for the successful completion of experimental campaigns.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What we need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Six years of related experience.

What is helpful:

  • Experience in working with advanced laser systems including short pulse lasers and nonlinear optical methods for wavelength conversion.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with pulsed laser systems, laser interactions with gas phase and solid materials, and optical methodologies.

Work Location:

  • Main Campus – College Station, TX.
  • Some positions may have potential for a flexible work schedule or location.

About Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering is consistently rated in the top 10 programs in the United States. It provides unique, cutting-edge educational and research opportunities in areas including space exploration, national defense, and air transportation. We offer a unique environment with research spanning fundamental to applied and where students have vibrant hands-on organizations and tremendous opportunities for summer internships and co-ops.

Texas A&M Engineering provides an outstanding benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Competitive health benefits.
  • Generous paid vacation, sick time, and holidays.
  • Vision, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability insurance options.
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas (TRS), a defined benefit retirement plan with 8% employer contribution.
  • Additional Voluntary Retirement Programs: Tax Deferred Account 403(b) and a Deferred Compensation Program 457(b).
  • Flexible spending account options for medical and childcare expenses
  • Robust free training access through LinkedIn Learning plus professional development opportunities.
  • Tuition assistance https://engineering.tamu.edu/information/esac/staff-development/staff-development-opportunities.html
  • Wellness program release time offered to employees to promote work/life balance.

Helpful Applicant Information

Required Materials for Application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Three work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor/former supervisor.
  • Letter of interest

Compensation Philosophy:

  • Recruit and retain high-performing workforce through competitive compensation and career development including career pathing, coaching and skills development.
  • Offer total rewards, flexible benefits, professional development, performance recognition and work-life balance.
  • Ensure resources are readily available and utilized to attract and retain the highest quality researchers, faculty, and staff.  

Employment Eligibility Verification

  • If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in delay of start date.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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