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POSITION TITLE:   Research Assistant

JOB SUMMARY:  This part-time position is an opportunity for an aspiring undergraduate or graduate student to develop industry experience within a dynamic small business specializing in metal additive manufacturing (AM) products and technologies. Attention to detail, adherence to safety protocols, personal integrity, and commitment to quality work are a must.


  • Provide technical assistance to research/engineering staff on assigned projects
  • Representative tasks include experimental design/setup/support, data collection and analysis, programming, troubleshooting, documenting results, literature searches, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols, operating instructions, and security requirements
  • Other duties as required to meet project needs


  • Working towards a degree in physical/computer science, engineering, or related field
  • Completed initial coursework (minimum 2 years of undergraduate study)
  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident


  • Experience in laboratory environment supporting experimental design and analysis
  • Familiar with software development, sensors/controls, data analysis, or machine learning


Employment Type:  Part time (hourly)

Work Shift:  Daytime / office hours

Travel:  <5%, little to none anticipated

Physical Requirements:  Must have adequate vision, hearing, motor skills, and ability to lift 25 lbs unassisted to support operations in research / manufacturing setting

Location:  Beavercreek, Ohio

Supervisor:  Director of Research & Technology

Desired Start:  Open for qualified candidates on as-needed basis

Open Additive, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer.
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