R&D Engineer I

The University of Mississippi
National Center for Physical Acoustics (NCPA)

Location: University, MS

The University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics (NCPA) invites applications for an R&D Engineer I to provide engineering support for the Applied Acoustics Research Group (AARG) and participate in mathematical modeling, data acquisition and data analysis.

AARG is a small group of researchers working in tight collaboration on experimental research activities. The group includes scientists, research staff, graduate students, and undergraduate interns. The work environment is interactive, fast-paced, and engaging.  Additional information is available at www.ncpa.olemiss.edu.

AARG desires a candidate with experience and/or education in applied acoustics, applied mathematics, and data analysis techniques.  The candidate will be responsible for helping develop mathematical models for acoustics applications, designing experiments, as well as developing software for analyzing data. As such, the candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of how to use acoustic data acquisition hardware.

The candidate will be expected to become an expert in modeling sources of noise in acoustic measurements and acoustic array signal processing. As such, the candidate should have an adequate background in mathematics and be a creative, independent learner who is capable of developing new ideas for solving challenging problems.  Good interpersonal skills are required as the candidate will work regularly with graduate and undergraduate students in research support activities.

The NCPA is an externally funded research unit of the University. R&D staff positions in the NCPA follow a promotion path (R&D Engineer I, R&D Engineer II, Senior R&D Engineer, Principal R&D Engineer). For promotion, the candidate will be expected to demonstrate R&D activities resulting in successful development of prototypes, refereed publications, and/or patents.

The position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Physics, Audio Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field or six (6) years of equivalent experience. A Graduate degree in a related field is highly desirable. The selected candidate must be eligible for U.S. Security Clearance.

Apply online at https://careers.olemiss.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an adequate applicant pool has been obtained. The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

 

Job Description (definition of class):

The University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics (NCPA) invites applications for an R&D Engineer I to provide engineering support for the Applied Acoustics Research Group (AARG) and participate in mathematical modeling, data acquisition and data analysis.

AARG is a small group of researchers working in tight collaboration on experimental research activities. The group includes scientists, research staff, graduate students, and undergraduate interns. The work environment is interactive, fast-paced, and engaging.  Additional information is available at www.ncpa.olemiss.edu.

AARG desires a candidate with experience and/or education in applied acoustics, applied mathematics, and data analysis techniques.  The candidate will be responsible for helping develop mathematical models for acoustics applications, designing experiments, as well as developing software for analyzing data. As such, the candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of how to use acoustic data acquisition hardware.

The candidate will be expected to become an expert in modeling sources of noise in acoustic measurements and acoustic array signal processing. As such, the candidate should have an adequate background in mathematics and be a creative, independent learner who is capable of developing new ideas for solving challenging problems.  Good interpersonal skills are required as the candidate will work regularly with graduate and undergraduate students in research support activities.

 

Job Responsibilities (examples of work performed and essential functions):

The candidate will support research and development contracts by designing experiments and experimental apparatus, collecting and analyzing data, developing and implementing algorithms for data analysis (offline and real-time), preparing reports and presentations for technical and nontechnical audiences. Other duties include working closely with project managers to develop project plans to ensure overall technical success and preparation of proposals for new business. The position requires occasional travel for up to one week at time.

 

Minimum Qualifications (education and experience):

Applicants are sought for the R&D Engineer I position, which requires a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Physics, Audio Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field or six (6) years of equivalent experience. A Graduate degree in a related field is highly desirable. The selected candidate must be eligible for U.S. Security Clearance.

Adjunct Faculty in Speech Science

Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, CA

The Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California San Francisco seeks to hire a part-time individual at the Adjunct Assistant Professor level to conduct speech science research. The position may increase to full-time, dependent on funding.

The selected candidate will be expected to conduct research work involving the development and implementation of models and experiments that address questions concerning the production and control of speech and natural language processing. As an independent investigator, the candidate will: (1) design and perform computational simulations of speech production and control processes (2) develop and implement new approaches to monitoring and analyzing speech production; (3) develop systems/procedures for eliciting spoken responses for subsequent speech analysis; (4) provide scientific oversight of the projects including review and advice on experimental design, data interpretation, and long-term planning to her or his team and colleagues; (5) write manuscripts for publication in peer-review journals; and (6) pursue independent funding.

Candidate must have a PhD related to speech production research. Experience with modeling speech production and natural language processing is preferred.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

 

Please apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2113301.

Assistant Professor of Physics

Belmont University

Location: Nashville TN

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2021.

 

Job responsibilities include twelve hours of undergraduate teaching per semester as well as other departmental and university professional responsibilities, including academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. Candidates must be committed to superior teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory physics courses for science majors, core physics courses in the Audio Engineering Technology program, and elective physics courses depending on the candidate’s interests and background. In addition to teaching excellence, candidates are expected to engage in scholarly activity and maintain an active role in the supervision of independent undergraduate research.  At Belmont, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration, and application. A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required by August 2021; teaching experience is strongly preferred, as is research experience and knowledge of acoustical physics. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values must be attached in order to complete the online application.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 6 in the Regional Universities South category and named a “Most Innovative” university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of over 8,300 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 90 areas of study, 22 master’s programs and six doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon.  A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university’s commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Acoustics Engineer

SLR Consulting

Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

 

SLR is a leading global consulting firm.  Our teams provide consulting and advisory services to various sectors including oil & gas, industry, built environment, federal government, mining & minerals, power, and infrastructure.

Why join SLR?

SLR provides a healthy and dynamic work environment, challenging career opportunities and competitive compensation and benefit packages. Our “One Team” culture is the foundation on which our company is built. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal and professional growth, come shape your ambitions with SLR.

Position Title: Acoustics Engineer

Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

We have an exciting opportunity for an Acoustics Engineer to join us in the Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team.  You would be based in the Guelph, ON office and work closely with our senior team across Canada.  You should have a passion for building and architectural acoustics engineering.   As a self-starter, you will be able to display confidence and high-level project management, tender/proposal preparation, reporting as well as supervise and direct all levels of projects. You would provide technical advice, overall management of projects and business development as well as strategic execution on land quality and remediation projects.  Some travel may be required but the main focus is development of services to SLR’s Ontario offices.

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a key leadership role in an organization that is growing and diversifying, then this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Acoustics, noise and vibration assessments on challenging and stimulating projects encompassing:
    • Building acoustics: examples include new and retrofit construction for institutional, health care, commercial, educational, recreational facilities for architectural acoustics, building service noise control, environmental noise control, and vibration-sensitive applications
    • Building vibrationexamples include design of floors for vibration from occupant activity (footfalls), vehicle-induced vibrations, building services, design for sensitive medical and research equipment
  • Conducting field measurements in challenging environments, throughout the year
  • Working to streamline and standardize data collection and analysis
  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports
  • Coordination of projects to maintain schedule and budgets
  • Leading the development of new models and applications related to acoustics, noise and vibration
  • Establishing effective QA/QC procedures.

 

Experience:

  • Two to five years of experience in acoustics and/or vibration consulting (co-op and internship experience considered)
  • Working understanding of the fundamentals and approaches used to measure, predict and evaluate building acoustics, noise and vibration
  • Proficient in reading design drawings, site plans, and office suite software (CadnaA, CATT, Odeon, or EASE, SAP 2000, Visual Basic, Matlab, Microsoft Office Suite considered an asset)
  • Demonstrated current environmental acoustics, noise and vibration skill set
  • Established current working knowledge of provincial, local and industry specific regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent technical writing and solid client presentation skills
  • Successful track record in proposal development and response to requests for proposals, expression of interests
  • Direct acoustics and/or vibration consulting experience is mandatory
  • Financial acumen/business understanding is crucial

 

Education/Qualifications:

  • Engineering, physical science or related environmental science degree.  Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional status in Ontario, credentials in other provinces an asset
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel (some short-term travel is expected)

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Accountable, reliable, hardworking and committed to succeed
  • Highly organized, and innovative
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Passion for the field of building acoustics

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online at SLR Careers:

https://slrconsultinghr.secure.force.com/careers/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN163

We thank all those who apply; however, only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.
SLR is an equal opportunities employer. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, or to learn more about this opportunity, please contact our HR team at canadacareers@slrconsulting.com

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