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
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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 - less than 5 years of experience in leading projects on understanding the behaviour of materials operating at elevated stress, temperature, harsh and radiation environments
3 - less than 5 years of experience in mechanical testing, thermos-mechanical testing, microstructural evaluation, advanced characterization techniques.
3 - 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.