Nanomaterial Research
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit Nanomaterial Research (MS/PhD) One ORISE research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Environmental Lab, located in Vicksburg, MS. This is a twelve month research opportunity with the option to be renewed for additional appointment terms. Require at least Masters degree (prefer PhD) in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or similar area of study. U.S. Citizenship is required. This appointment includes, but is not limited to, the following: Research appointment involves testing products containing nanomaterials to determine the extent/impact of NMs released during use scenarios. We are seeking a participant to assist in release testing of products that contain nanomaterials. This will include the experiments inducing release (washing, scratching, abrasion, UV exposure, etc.), analysis of the materials released, identification, characterization and quantification of nanoparticles released, and data collection/reporting to include preparing reports and publications. Products being tested include military materials and commercially available consumer products. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Vicksburg, MS
  • Opportunity Type: Research
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

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