Post Doctoral Research Associate - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location
Lowell, MA
Posted
Jun 27, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Institution:
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department:
Electrical & Computer Eng

Job Reference Number:
0081877

Posting Date:
06-26-2017

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:


Position Status:
Job Opening
Full-time
Benefited

Anticipated Hiring Range:
$40,000 - $42,000/year

General Summary of Position:
The successful applicant will conduct analytical and experimental research in the areas of metamaterials, metasurfaces, optical devices (e.g. IR and THz devices), plasmonics, and opto-electronics, and help immediate supervisor in writing scholarly articles and proposals. For more information, please contact Prof. Hualiang Zhang at hualiang_zhang@uml.edu.

The initial appointment will be for 1 year contingent upon funding, with a possibility of renewal based on productivity, successful performance and the availability of funding.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-PhD (or equivalent) in electrical engineering, optical engineering, physics, or closely related field
-Strong background in electromagnetics and optics are highly preferred
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-Familiar with optical device simulation tools (e.g. CST, COMSOL, ZEMAX)

Other Considerations:
-Should demonstrate a minimum number of 3 publications in the field
-Experience in optical device fabrication and characterization
-Ability to work independently, with limited direction, as well as within a team environment
-Ability to mentor and inspire students with limited research experience

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume
Cover Letter
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

*The initial appointment will be for 1 year contingent upon funding, with a possibility of renewal based on productivity, successful performance and the availability of funding.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Quicklink for Posting:
jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55516

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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