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Research Associate IV/Research Institute/RL3621

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville
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Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description

About The University of Alabama in Huntsville:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a Tier 1 national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. It serves more than 8,400 students from almost all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries, with its graduates going on to higher average starting and mid-career salaries than those from any other school in the state. UAH offers over 110 areas of study in Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Its 432-acre campus, which includes more than 15 high-tech research centers and labs, is also the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation. UAH is regularly ranked the best return on investment among all schools in Alabama.

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Job Description:

The Research Associate IV will provide support to the Army, DoD and other agencies and organizations in the areas of operational and supply chain improvement and industrial base sustainment. The incumbent will support the sustainment and growth of the UAH Office for Operational Excellence through successful completion of assigned projects and marketing and securing new projects.


Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or Business/3.75-5.25 years of full-time work experience in continuous improvement, industrial base analysis, and-or manufacturing/must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite/must have the ability to facilitate continuous improvement implementation and read and interpret technical drawings and reports/ability to obtain a secret clearance is required/knowledge of simulation software (such as Arena/ProModel) and statistical software (e.g. Minitab) is preferred/experience with DoD-NASA systems and programs is desired/working knowledge of Army systems and item nomenclature is preferred/U.S. citizenship is required

The approximate salary range for this position is $62,659 – $77,982.

Additional Information:

Professional Certification
If a professional certification or degree verification is required for the vacancy, the University will require the applicant to provide copies of documents to verify such information.

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents online:

1. UAH Application For Employment (via step 3) Electronic Form

2. Resume/CV (via step 4)

Optional- Applicants may also upload additional documents (cover letter, references, etc.).

Returning Applicants-

For Technical Assistance-

Category: Professional

Department: Research Institute

Locations: Huntsville, AL

Type: Exempt

Ref. No.: RL3621

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