Eqlipse Technologies

Graduate Student Researcher (NBMC) – Next-gen Fibers for Smart Textiles

ID
2024-1582
Category
Internships
Position Type
Part-Time
Location
US-OH-Wright Patterson Air Force Base

OVERVIEW

We are seeking a graduate intern who will have some experience with processing of synthetic or natural biopolymer into fibers, using techniques such as wet spinning, dry spinning or electrospinning. Experience with design of smart textile would be beneficial, as would work with nanomaterials and/or flexible electronics and sensors.

  • Stipend – up to $3600/per month
  • Must work 3 consecutive months
  • Housing will be provided at the Wright State University student facilities
  • Must complete the internship between 1 April 2024-31 March 2025

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Support next generation fibers for textiles that will be based on a merger of biomimetic functionality and synthetically derived features to produce game changing attributes such as sense and respond, directional thermal control, environmental reporting, and human state awareness. It is imperative that the intern maintains a safe work environment and follows common laboratory safety policies. Productive and professional collaboration with laboratory and other personnel is also required.

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL BRING

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position may involve working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Reliable, self-motivated, hard-working, and detail-oriented
  • B.S. Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, textiles
  • M.S. (or equivalent experience) in Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, textiles
  • Proficiency in chemical laboratory techniques
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to follow directions.

Preferred Experience:

  • Design of smart textiles
  • Nanomaterials
  • Flexible electronics and sensors

CLEARANCE

None

EEO Statement

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