The University of Maine's (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), a world-leading, interdisciplinary center for research, education, and economic development encompassing material sciences, advanced composite manufacturing including large scale 3D printing, and engineering of composites and structures. The Center is housed in a 100,000 ft2 ISO 17025-accredited testing laboratory with more than 200 full and part time personnel. Since its founding in 1996 with support from the National Science Foundation, the Center has financially supported more than 2,600 students, received 35 patents, created 14 spinoff companies through licensing of patents or trade secrets, and received more than 40 national and global awards for research excellence.
This position will work within multiple large federal research programs to ensure the requisite competencies are available to maintain high quality in these programs and advance the state of the industry. These programs are exploring new and innovative industry applications including large-scale 3D printing, bio-based materials applications, high-performance computing, renewable energy, and critical defense manufacturing. The scopes of work for these projects require highly competent personnel and the Workforce Augmentation Coordinator will develop an in-depth understanding of those competencies by working closely with Program Managers, and curate a steady stream of internal and external talent to meet those Programmatic requirements. Typical hiring range for this soft-money funded position is $50,000 to $60,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. & 120.15 is required.