Materials Scientist (Research Scientist)
Business: Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)
Business Address: 286 Plant Road, Chalk River Ontario K0J 1J0
Title of Position: Research Scientist (NOC 2115)
Terms of employment: Permanent, full time
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: $89,900 - $105,700 per year
Language of work: English
Benefits: Eligible for merit increases in accordance with company policy. Also includes Health, Dental, Vision, Supplementary and Basic Life Insurance, Disability Benefit, Pension Plan, Relocation allowance.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location of work: Chalk River ON
Contact Information: Katie Sutherland, Talent Solutions Advisor
Telephone Number: 613-584-3311
By Mail: 286 Plant Road Chalk River Ontario K0J 1J0
Fax Number: 613-584-1996
Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
The incumbent will be part of a well-established team of professionals and technologists specializing in the study of neutron irradiation damage and its effects on reactor component material performance. The branch conducts research into alloys/components in current reactor designs as well as alloys/components proposed for future reactor concepts. The capabilities of the branch include developing irradiation programs; characterizing irradiated materials; developing predictive models of radiation damage and deformation; and applying neutron scattering techniques to material research.
- Leads investigations into material characterization utilizing state-of-the-art techniques
- Develops models of irradiation damage in materials, with the purpose of predicting performance and failure mechanisms.
- Writes technical reports and peer-reviewed publications.
- Plans and manages research projects, in the areas of irradiation damage in materials, for commercial and internal customers.
- Supervises junior professional and technical staff, as required.
- Presents results of research to commercial customers, regulators, and/or international conferences.
- Participates in the safe operation of laboratories.
- Master’s in a Materials Science Engineering, from a university of recognized standing
- 3 to less than fives years of experience in leading projects on understanding the behaviour of materials operating at elevated stress, temperature, harsh and radiation environments
- 3 to less then five years of experience in mechanical testing, thermos-mechanical testing, microstructural evaluation, advanced characterization techniques.
- 3 to less than 5 years of experience in the testing and analysis of nuclear core and structural materials, including stainless steels, ferritic-martensitic steels, zirconium, titanium stabilized steels, and accident-tolerant fuel claddings
- Experience in environmental assisted cracking and hydrogen embrittlement in metals relevant for nuclear reactors, such as zirconium-based alloys
- Experience in preparing project proposals and co-ordinating research projects among industry and research institutions.
- Experience with X-Ray diffraction, SEM and TEM.
- Proficiency in MS Office suite is required
CNL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.