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Job Opportunity with SunEdison - Materials Scientist-Solar Wafering R&D

Job Description

Title: Materals Scientist- Solar Wafering R&D   

Reporting to: Director, Solar R&D

Location: St. Peters, MO (Corporate)                 


SUNEDISON is a global leader in the manufacture and sale
of wafers and related intermediate products to the semiconductor and solar
industries. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and
Asia, SUNEDISON enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor
devices and solar cells.
At SUNEDISON, we are looking for talented individuals who are original thinkers, with
the ability to succeed in a team environment and the capacity to assume
increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization.


Primary Responsibility:

Develop and demonstrate new slicing technologies for silicon solar wafers. Develop and
test new materials and new equipment for slicing silicon. Collaborate in the
development of new quantitative models for slicing processes and product
properties from slicing. Support Sunedison’s solar factories with travel up to
50% of the time.  Proactively communicate and collaborate with management, team members and fellow scientists.


Candidate Qualifications:

Education: PhD in Materials Science is preferred. In-depth knowledge of
materials science with detailed knowledge of fracture mechanics, friction and
abrasion science and mechanical properties of ceramics is desired.  The candidate should have hands-on expertise
with ceramics testing and characterization equipment and experience in
mathematical modeling of ceramic behavior and properties.

Job related experience: Experience in silicon processing is desired but not required.

Other competencies: Data-driven, detail-oriented, persistent, highly collaborative


The candidates are requested to send their
resumes to Dr. Larry Shive at and give reference to posting on iMechanica. 

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