Research Scientist/Engineer

Research Scientist/Engineer

PSI - Boston, MA
Full-time
Doctorate

Physical Sciences Inc., an employee-owned company located north of Boston in Andover, MA, is looking for a PhD or equivalent level Physicist, Physical Chemist or Mechanical Engineer with strong instrumentation development and optical design skills to support research, development and hardware delivery programs sponsored by government and industrial customers. This individual will work across multiple business areas, joining our diverse and dynamic team that develops instrumentation and engineering solutions with application driven specifications. The candidate will support the development of new systems and products as well as continuing improvement of existing systems. PSI values individuals with a strong desire to pursue independent research initiatives while also supporting existing R&D. Responsibilities will include instrument/system design and fabrication, laboratory and field measurements, program reporting, sponsor and professional society presentations, and ideation, leading to independent proposal submission. Excellent English written and oral communication skills are required. Candidates with hands-on experience in many of the following areas are welcome to apply:

• Instrumentation development for optically-based chemical analysis
• Optical system design, simulation, fabrication and usage, including the use of free-space and fiber optics, coherent and incoherent light sources and various detectors
• Engineering simulations for coupled Structure/Heat Transfer/Fluid Dynamics
• Modeling software usage, including ZEMAX, SolidWorks and COMSOL
• Data processing and analytical analysis

Physical Sciences Inc. is a 48 year old company that is committed to the professional growth of our employees, providing an intellectually stimulating and collaborative work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Benefits: 
Healthcare
Medical
Dental
Flexible spending accounts
Long-tem bank (LTB) sick hours
Short term disability insurance
Long term disability insurance
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance