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Principal Research Engineer III/Rotorcraft Systems Engineeri

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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 9,100 students from 90 countries and almost all 50 U.S. states, with its graduates going on to higher average starting salaries than those from any other school in the state. UAH offers 89 degree programs in Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Its 505-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. Refer to for more information on the university, its academic and extracurricular programs and offerings, and the community it serves.

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Job Description:

The Principal Research Engineer III will provide technical support for funded projects and/or act as the Principal Investigator in the following areas: Structural Design and Analysis, Structural Dynamics, Composites, Technical Program Development, Engineering and Program Management or Flight/Ground Testing.


Ph.D. in Science, Engineering, or Business or equivalent experience/2-4 years of full-time verifiable related work experience/must have experience with PATRAN or NASA Structure Analysis (NASTRAN)/must have experience with the structural analysis of flight and ground systems/U.S. citizenship is required

The approximate salary range for this position is $123,129 – $151,631.

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 ApplicantsLogin to your UAH Careers Account to check your completed application.

For Technical Assistance-

Category: Professional

Department: Rotorcraft Systems Engineering & Simulation Center

Locations: Huntsville, AL

Posted: Mar 14, ’18

Type: Exempt

Ref. No.: RL3983

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