Research Associate

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A postdoctoral position is immediately available for a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in Electromagnetics and Microwaves in the laboratory of Prof. Dejan Filipovic at the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder ( The projects include the high-power ultra-wideband antennas and arrays, wideband microwave and millimeter-wave passive components, devices, and subsystems including analog beamforming networks, millimeter wave direction finding, wideband antennas, and electrically small antennas. A candidate with interest and background in one or more of the above listed areas is desired. The laboratory is equipped with the state-of-art antenna measurement equipment and several full-wave software tools. The initial appointment for this position is for 6 months, and may be extended dependent on the candidate's performance and availability of funding.


The position requires a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or physics, with a strong background in applied and theoretical electromagnetics. US citizenship or permanent residence is desired, but not required.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Curriculum Vitae; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10334 - Elect, Comp & Energy Engr Dept

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 15, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Dejan Filipovic

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00706448