Job ID: 219450

Graduate Research Assistant Openings

University of Tennessee Chattanooga

  • Aug. 11, 2023
  • Graduate Research Assistant Openings
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Tennessee Chattanooga
    Chattanooga , TN
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechanical Engineering

Multiple graduate research assistant openings are available in the Micro/nano-Engineering Laboratory at University of Tennessee Chattanooga. The positions are for M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and/or Ph.D. in Computational Engineering. Projects are in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratories. Students interested in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, material science, nanoscale transport phenomena, or molecular and interfacial phenomena are welcome to apply. Prior experience in computational work and programing skills are valued. Students with mechanical, aerospace, material, and chemical engineering backgrounds are all welcome. If interested, send your resume and transcript to . These positions come with full funding, including stipend, health care, and tuition waiver.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public-school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence build on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia. The city has received national recognition for the “renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront”. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs.  People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two-hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham. Whether it’s Chattanooga’s ideal geographical location with comfortable temperatures year-round to suit an active lifestyle, its cultural and culinary diversity, reasonable cost of living, world-class healthcare facilities, reputable educational institutions like UTC, or countless other reasons, it’s no wonder more and more people are choosing to make Chattanooga their home.

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