Research Scientist - Flexible Sensors

UES, Inc., has a position available for a highly motivated PhD researcher to join our advanced sensor team working within the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. The scientist will perform research in the areas of flexible electronics, smart sensors and actuators, and real-time materials characterization.

Job functions include sensor materials processing using film casting, evaporation and 3D printing, device fabrication and packaging, sensor operation and performance testing, real-time electrical monitoring, and characterization. Materials of interest include polymers, nanocomposites, two-dimensional materials, carbon nanotubes. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. Experience with implementation of machine learning tools for data analysis and interpretation is desired. Some programming experience is desired. Data analysis, summary and reporting, and presentation of results are required.


  • PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a closely related field is required
  • 1-3 years of experience in related flexible electronics and/or sensor research
  • Record of excellent communication skills, to include peer reviewed publications and conference presentations
  • Ability to travel to conferences and/or workshops
  • This position is working on-site at a government facility and will require U.S. citizenship

Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


UES, Inc.
Salary Range
$54,000.00 - 86,000.00
per Year
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Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, US