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Research Engineer I, II, III or Senior Research Engineer

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 068802 - CAVS Extension
Location: Canton, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

CAVS-Extension, located in Canton, MS is focused on providing engineering extension to the automotive and other manufacturing based industries. Major activities include teaching professional development workshops and conducting on-site projects and technology transfer. The center's ultimate objective is to assist the state in technology based economic development.

Salary Grade:  15

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

CAVS-Extension, located in Canton, MS is focused on providing engineering extension to the automotive and other manufacturing based industries. Major activities include teaching professional development workshops and conducting on-site projects and technology transfer. The center's ultimate objective is to assist the state in technology based economic development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual serves under the general direction of the Director of CAVS-Extension located in Canton, MS. This position resides in Canton, Mississippi.

* Perform engineering research activities in support of industrial clients and the needs of other key public sector stakeholders in order to support expanding economic development activities within the state and region.
* The position requires expertise in an engineering discipline with a strong emphasis on applications of engineering principles within the context of advanced manufacturers.
* Tasks include managing projects to successful completion. This includes the ability to play multiple roles on projects depending on need. This includes at times leading projects and at other times playing supporting roles to others on projects.
* Develop and enhance relationships with potential clients including private industry, state, and federal agencies.
* Publish results, as appropriate, in technical reports, popular literature (e.g., business journals, economic development articles, and websites), and refereed publications (e.g., conference proceedings and journal articles).

Minimum Qualifications:

Research Engineer I
B.S. in engineering or computer science; Less than one year in a related field.

Research Engineer II
B.S. in engineering or computer science; Two years of professional experience in a related area; requires two years at previous level or equivalent.

Research Engineer III
B.S. in engineering or computer science; Four years of professional experience in a related area; requires two years at previous level or equivalent.

Senior Research Engineer
B.S. in engineering or computer science; Six or more years of professional experience in a related area; requires two years at previous level or equivalent.

Instructions for Applying:

Apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu by submitting a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation; and a copy of your current transcripts. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon funding availability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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