Post Doctoral Fellow
College of Engineering and Computing
Advertised Salary Range
salary commensurate with qualifications
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Type of Grant Funded Position
Research Grant (RGP)
Job Search Category
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Advertised Job Summary
Prepare uranium and other compound samples for instrumental analysis using standard powder techniques using a glovebox -40% as needed. Perform experimental measurements and CALPHAD – type calculations of thermochemical/thermophysical properties of systems of interest -30%. Manage research laboratory activity and assist graduate students – 10%. Prepare manuscripts for presentation and publication in professional journal and research reports -10%. Prepare and assist in the preparation of research proposals and Conduct literature searches for technical information – 10%.Required Education and Experience
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or other closely related discipline with experience in materials preparation, analysis, and modeling.Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
A background in ceramic and/or metallic materials processing, and an understanding of means for assessing thermochemistry and phase equilibria. Experimental experience with thermochemical or thermophysical measurements is also valuable.
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date 05/01/2018 Position End Date 04/30/2019 Job Open Date 04/03/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/28838 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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Do you have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or another closely related discipline with experience in materials preparation, analysis and modeling?
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