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Research Associate Metal - Casting Center

Company: University of Northern Iowa
Location: Cedar Falls
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Metal Casting Center (MCC), including the Foundry 4.0 Center, is an applied research organization supporting the metal casting industry by applying advanced technologies in an effort to reduce the barriers of adoption allowing their clients to utilize advanced technologies to ensure a competitive advantage in the market. Current projects are heavily focused on digital applications, including Robotics & Automation for casting finishing as well as data acquisition through advanced sensor applications to support process applications, control and learning.

Impact & Responsibilities: Coordinates and conducts services in the MCC and for industrial clients; provides technical assistance and outreach services; prepares technical reports for the MCC and industrial clients; works with advanced technologies and applications to support the foundry industry with an emphasis on digital applications including CAD, Robotics, Automation and IIoT; supports applied research through the design, coordination, and execution of services for the MCC and industrial clients using standardized methodologies; and supervises student employees.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, or related field and foundry field experience. Student experience will be considered.

Preferred: Experience with CAD, Robotics, additive manufacturing or related foundry equipment.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer-sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at uni.edu/jobs/why. Application materials received by June 17, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit . Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI is a tobacco-free campus.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, or related field and foundry field experience. Student experience will be considered.

Preferred: Experience with CAD, Robotics, additive manufacturing or related foundry equipment
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Keywords: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Rapids , Research Associate Metal - Casting Center, Other , Cedar Falls, Iowa

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