Boeing Graduate Researcher - Electromagnetic EffectsCharleston, South Carolina
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The Electromagnetic Effects team of Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) researches and develops technology in Electromagnetic Effects analysis, design, and test methods for application across the Boeing enterprise. Areas of focus include lightning direct and indirect effects, materials characterization to electrical effects, static charge and dissipation, electromagnetic compatibility, electromagnetic/radio frequency interference, and computational electromagnetic model development to support these research areas. BR&T focuses on developing technology for all Boeing business units and programs including Boeing Commercial Aircraft and Boeing Defense, Space and Security Systems.
In this research position, you will be working with BR&T engineers to design, build and execute a test program to enhance the team’s understanding of lightning generated ignition mechanisms in composite/metal material systems.
Boeing Research & Technology is seeking a graduate student working in applications of ignition physics for composites. This position involves:
- Designing and executing experiments to measure the physics of ignition of composites.
- Testing would include the documentation of test requirements and plans.
- Working with a team of analysts to model experimental results
This is a full time, paid research position for Summer of 2020, located in Charleston, South Carolina. The Boeing Student Research Fellowship Program is seeking candidates who are either currently enrolled, or soon to be enrolled in a PhD program.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
- Experience in laboratory experiments.
- An understanding of combustion and/or plasma physics.
- Experience in advanced laboratory diagnostic capabilities.
- This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
- The ability to work a minimum of 10 weeks (12 weeks preferred) in Summer 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Must have a bachelor’s degree and master’s in an advanced physics degree and be enrolled in or pursuing a PhD.
Relocation benefits are available to eligible candidates.
In locations where SPEEA representation applies, this job family will be covered by the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. Applicable and appropriate educational/certification credentials from an accredited institution and/or equivalent experience is required.
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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