Post Doctoral Fellow
College of Engineering and Computing
salary commensurate with qualifications
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Type of Temporary Position
Job Search Category
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Advertised Job Summary
The power and energy group at University of South Carolina seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a one-year appointment, beginning January 2018, with the possibility for renewal pending satisfactory performance and availability of funding. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will perform research in the areas of DC micro-grid development and grid integration of renewable energy.
The successful applicant will work with other researchers on the project team in support of an industry-funded research project. Responsibilities include:
• Prototyping of electronic power converters
• Design and analysis of protection schemes
• Coordinating the work of PhD students
• Planning tests, analyzing test data and writing reports
• Publishing scientific papers
• PhD in electrical power systems engineering with a strong focus on one of the following areas: power electronics, micro-grid control, DC system protection.
• Experience with fast prototyping solutions and/or Hardware In the Loop approaches.
• Proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• Willingness to take direction, and ability to work with others as part of a project team.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/02/2018 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 12/08/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/22506 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No
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