Rochester, New York

Research Associate 6038BR College of Engineering Technology CET Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt Detailed Job Description Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) College of Engineering Technology (CET), Department Of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management, and Safety (CETEMS) is inviting applications for a two-year Research Associate position. This is a part-time position of approximately 28 hours per week. Responsibilities: Provides limited, routine, and repetitive technical and non-technical support for a research/engineering project, team, lab, or facility requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Non routine decision making relies heavily on consultation with supervisor. Receives detailed instructions on all new work assignments. Works under close supervision and demonstrates independence as duties are learned. Duties are routine and structured. Follows protocols with little to no deviation. Solves repetitive problems. Typical Functions Assist researchers/engineers with routine and repetitive tests, experiments, measurements, surveys, and/or programming under close technical supervision Supports research/engineering function by performing basic tasks in the operation and maintenance of research/engineering instrumentation and equipment. Cleans research/engineering equipment and instruments. Maintains logs, records, and databases. Assists in gathering and entering data using routine techniques and methods. Validates data. Observes conditions and identifies and reports concerns or changes to senior staff or faculty. Maintains inventories and requisitions supplies for assigned areas. Assist with research/engineering work including labeling, preliminary sorting, measuring, processing and shipping samples. May train students on proper use of equipment and basic procedures. May present a written report on the data collected or results of experiments, tests, surveys, programming, etc, or provide data for use in other manuscripts or reports. May produce charts and graphs to display trends in data. Performs routine library work, including finding literature and copying articles. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to work under the supervision of a CET faculty member. The positions are renewable depending upon the availability of funding and other conditions. The position also carries the following responsibilities. Prepare research proposals Conduct research in areas of expertise and publish Assist in laboratory building and management Assist in graduate student supervision Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Basic knowledge to perform simple repetitive tasks related to a scientific or engineering field. Basic knowledge of laboratory/research/engineering techniques, equipment and terminology. Basic skills and abilities including use of simple hand tools, power tools, heavy machinery or other equipment. Basic to intermediate math, reading and writing skills. Basic knowledge to perform simple repetitive tasks related to a scientific or engineering field. Ability to effectively communicate. Successful applicants will have experience or degree(s) in one of the following areas. Optical sensing and optical metrology, including LiDAR imaging processing, event-camera and high-speed camera based scanning and processing, 3D photogrammetry and stereovision, digital image correlation, synthetic aperture imaging, image processing and computer vision Adaptive traffic controller and traffic signal design and optimization Autonomous and connected vehicles Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) Combinational positioning with GPS, INSS and GIS application High-accuracy optical mapping with drones Large-scale stochastic optimization, mixed integer programming, convex programming, network programming Artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision Nano material and geopolymer for asphalt/concrete modification (epoxy resin, graphene, bio-asphalt, nanomaterials, nanotubes, fullerene, graphene, recycling materials, synthetic polymeric materials) Transportation big data analytics Cement concrete materials and lab testing Asphalt mixture design and lab testing Pavement engineering and Constitutive models of asphalt and cement concrete pavement Structural health monitoring of bridges, pavement, airports and raiways Structural dynamics of vehicle, bridge, high-speed railway and train Nondestructive testing and evaluation of civil infrastructure Discrete element methods Department/College Description The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RITs nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the universitys students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of hands-on learning and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. ( https://www.rit.edu/engineeringtechnology/department-civil-engineering-technology-environmental-management-and-safety ) Required Minimum Qualifications Associates degree in specified field of science, engineering, or related field and one year of related experience OR combination of related experience and education may be considered Preferred Qualifications Professional Area: Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function: Wage Band: Required Application Documents How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu . As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-3f8cfa1352bef3479ce45209aaafbc72

Rochester, New York

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