Post Doctoral Scientist

Washington, D.C.
May 31, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

GW’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) strives to maintain a diverse program of research directed at a wide range of problems in areas such as bio-inspired engineering, bioengineering, energy and sustainability, multi scale modeling and simulation, anotechnology, mechatronics and robotics, machine design, manufacturing, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, and materials science.
Under general guidance of the Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Scientist will support research efforts related to cold atmospheric plasma.

Responsibilities include:
Conducts experimental research on cold atmospheric plasma. Measures plasma properties including high speed diagnostics, probes and microwave scattering.

Designs new experimental set up and conduct measurements.

Designs new cold plasma devices with several distinct modes of operation.

Composes technical reports and papers.

Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Trained and experience in low temperature atmospheric plasma research

Published work in the field of low temperature plasma physics


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? Yes (Department Specific) Posting Number: R000310 Job Open Date: 05/30/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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