Associate Scientist - Lab and Instrument Support

UES, Inc. has an opportunity available for an Associate Scientist to join our team working at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.

The Associate Scientist will oversee laboratory equipment maintenance and perform training of basic users in a variety of techniques, including: Thermal analysis(e.g., DSC, TGA), Mechanical analysis (e.g., DMA, rheometry), and processing (e.g., ovens, autoclaves, additive manufacturing printers). The successful candidate will work with on-site researchers to identify current and future instrument needs, and meet these needs by facilitating and overseeing upgrades, modifications, or additions to current lab capabilities. Additionally, they will be responsible for routine laboratory maintenance and research activities such as: basic data acquisition and analysis for research team members, computer upgrades, tracking and disposition of HAZMAT and equipment, and lab safety monitoring.


  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, or related field of study
  • Ability to calibrate and operate laboratory equipment
  • Good math skills and ability to perform basic calculations
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • This position is working within a government facility and requires 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.
Full time
Salary Range
$41,000.00 - 69,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, US