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Job ID: 203086

Technologist/ Microscopist
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Date Posted Jan. 9, 2023
Title Technologist/ Microscopist
University New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM, United States
Department Materials Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

The Materials & Metallurgical Engineering Department at New Mexico Tech has an open position for a microscopist / technologist.  The ideal candidate will assist in maintaining the equipment in the Materials department and train students and staff on the proper operation.  The equipment is used for characterizing and testing the properties of materials.  The equipment includes electron microscopes, furnaces, optical microscopes, 3D printers, hardness testers, tensile testers, rheometers, and the like.


Training staff and students            20%

Maintaining and repairing equipment                    20%

Ordering supplies                 10%

Billing for equipment usage            10%

Safety and environmental considerations             15%

Operating the electron microscopes                      20%

Other duties as assigned                5%


Materials characterization/testing. Electron microscopy. Troubleshooting electrical or mechanical. Computer skills.


Bachelor's Degree in Materials, Metallurgy, or any Engineering.

  • Equal opportunity Employer

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Contact Information

  • Rosa Jaramillo
    Human Resources
    New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
    801 Leroy PL, HR
    Socorro, NM 87801
  • 15758356962
  • 15758355337


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