Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 01-02-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks candidates for a PostDoctoral Research Associate with experience in nanoelectronic material and device modeling to study magnetic materials and spin dynamics, to support a research initiative in the Charles L. Brown Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The primary tasks will be performing theoretical studies of novel magnetic materials and devices and collaborating with experimentalists. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is appointed annually and renewed for additional one-year increments up to three years, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Candidates must have a PhD in electrical engineering, physics, materials science or a related area focused on theory, modeling and simulation by the appointment start date.

Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with solid state devices and quantum transport. Experience in 'first principles' calculations on magnetic materials and/or micromagnetic simulations will be preferred.

To apply submit a candidate profile on-line at [email protected] ( and search posting number 0622141. Submit a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position advertised above, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references including their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses, and statement of research interest.

The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Prof. Avik Ghosh, [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/23/2018
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