Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and
The Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC) is a U.S.
Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration
(NNSA) facility managed and operated by Honeywell Federal
Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T). Our primary business is to
manufacture sophisticated mechanical, electronic, and
engineered-material components for our nation's defense system. Our
goal is to seek innovative solutions that surpass our customers'
expectations; to accomplish this, we research, develop, and deploy
some of the most advanced design and manufacturing technologies in
use in the United States today. This position is seeking candidates
from universities involved in one or more of these programs: NNSA's
Minorities Serving Institutes Partnership Program (MSIPP), a KCNSC
Master Collaboration Agreement (MCA) university, or a KCNSC R&D
consortium partner. MSIPP's goal is to increase participation of
women and minorities in NNSA's nuclear security enterprise and
across the nation in STEM disciplines, developing individuals,
building core competencies for NNSA, and improving institutional
capacity in Minority Serving Institutions. The MCA program seeks to
facilitate research and development relevant to KCNSC mission
through plant-directed research and development and other
low-technology-maturity programs. The consortium model supports
multi-institution collaborative efforts in a broader topic of
interest to KCNSC.
This non-permanent position has been designed for a KCNSC supported
MSIPP or MCA consortium university or college faculty member to
spend 10-12 weeks of summer 2022 at the KCNSC to expand their
research efforts and understanding of the KC campus activities. The
faculty member will work as part of a larger team of Scientists and
Engineers to achieve the scope of work on one or more projects
related to materials, electronics, or mechanical components. This
---Interface with internal organizations to resolve design,
R&D, production and acceptance issues.
---Identify future technology focus areas.
---Research and evaluate the relevant scientific literature in
preparation for solving complex materials/component development
---Evaluate research results and make recommendations on a
project's forward path.
---Draft reports, and prepare and deliver presentations on research
results, as needed, to communicate progress and meet project
---Expand the existing project team knowledge base.
You Must Have:
---A Faculty position at a partnering MSIPP and/or MCA consortium
university or college in academic year 2021/2022 in a Chemistry,
Physics, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar department.
---Ph.D. in Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, or
---U.S. Citizen in order to obtain a DOE "Q" level clearance.
---This position may require that a Non-Disclosure Agreement be
signed, as well as other agreements regarding the ownership of any
intellectual property that may be developed.
---Ongoing research and development collaborations with KCNSC,
either through MSIPP or an MCA
---Experience with a variety of materials characterization and
analytical techniques including mechanical and rheological
---Progressive experience in electrical engineering research.
---Experience in design and testing of mechanical systems.
---Experience in modeling and simulation of physical phenomena.
---Experience reflective of ability to negotiate, positively
influence leaders, team with peers, and mentor teammates to drive
resolution for mutually beneficial outcomes.
---Experience in strategic development with demonstrated success
negotiating these efforts.
---Leadership experience managing large complex projects with
history of successful outcomes
---Interpersonal skills - ability to build relationships and
communicate with all levels of an organization.
---Strong communication skills - verbal, written, and
---All employees must work in a safe manner in accordance with the
Laboratory Health and Safety Program.
Note: Eligible candidates will be required to submit a 1-2 page
proposal indicating 1) how their Visiting Scientist experience
KCNSC would benefit their institution (for MSIPP institutions)
and/or 2) how their Visiting Scientist experience would benefit
KCNSC R&D efforts (for MCA/consortium institutions).
JOB ID: req315632
Category: Business Management
Location: 14520 Botts Road,Kansas City,Missouri,64147,United
Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements.
Honeywell FM&T Overview
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants
will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color,
national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, disability,
nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.
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