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Research - Synthesis of 2D Heterostructure Materials

UES, Inc.
Dayton, Ohio
commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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UES, Inc. is seeking an entry level Scientist in the areas of synthesis and processing of 2D materials and heterostructures, to serve as a collaborative member of Polymeric and Responsive Materials research team and the Advanced Electronics Materials research team in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.

The research performed will focus on synthesis of 2D materials specifically for sensing and electronic applications. The synthesis procedures of interest include powder vaporization, MoCVD, magnetron sputtering, and other scalable techniques. Synthesis of materials including transition metal dichalcogenides, heterostructures, 2D/3D junctions, and vertically oriented 2D materials are also of interest. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in thin film characterization techniques including Raman, X-Ray photoelectron spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy and SEM. Additionally, a fundamental understanding in electronic devices including transistors, vertical field effect transistors and sensor devices is desired.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a prerequisite for employment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working independently between multiple groups, but also successfully collaborate with researchers from different technical backgrounds.



  • A PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related field of study is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Background in 2D materials and/or nanomaterial synthesis and characterization
  • Characterization of thin films experience
  • Willingness to collaborate and work together
  • This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship



Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


UES is a research, development, and technology transfer company. UES' capabilities and interests include materials science, metallurgy, processing science, computer science, mathematics, all engineering fields, physics and applied psychology.

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