Postdoctoral Scholar - UC-Lab Center for Electricity Distribution Cybersecurity

Mar 27, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of California, Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar - UC-Lab Center for Electricity Distribution Cybersecurity at UCI Power Electronics Labratory

Recruitment Period Open March 21st, 2018 through May 4th, 2018 Description

The UCI Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is looking for a postdoctoral scholar, salary range from $48,216 to $54,228 per year (based on experience and qualifications), in the area of Electricity Distribution Cybersecurity.

A Ph.D. degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field, is required. Applicants should have expertise in at least one or preferably all of the following areas:

i. Power System
ii. Power Electronics
iii. Energy Conversion

The successful candidates will report to Professor Keyue Smedley and collaborate with researchers in UCI, UCR, UCLA, UCSB, LLNL, and LBNL to develop new strategies for mitigating vulnerabilities, detecting intrusion, and protecting against detrimental system wide impact. The research will focus on electricity distribution cybersecurity. A high-quality publication record and strong written and spoken communication skills are required. Proactive attitude, multidisciplinary team player, and attention to details are desirable.

The initial appointment will be for 12 months, and renewable subject to performance and availability of adequate funding. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at ( )

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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