Postdoctoral Scholar (College of Engineering)

Job description

Job ID: 42512

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


College of Engineering


The candidate will work on a project in smart grid control in conjunction with FSU’s Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS, The candidate will also participate in CISCOR’s research in robotics. The projects will heavily utilize CISCOR’s proprietary approach to Model Predictive Control (MPC), which is described in the IROS 2017 tutorial slides found at Some experience with MPC is important and experience with one or more of the following topics is desired: graph search, power system control, and robotics.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field


Preference will be given to those who have established track records in teaching and/or relevant industrial experience.

Contact Info

Please address questions to Dr. Emmanuel G. Collins, Director of CISCOR through email ([email protected]) or telephone (850-410-6373).

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipated salary range is $48,000 to $55,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position will be funded through Contracts & Grants

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Applicants must complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and all education details by attaching a curriculum vita. The required online application package includes: 1) a formal letter of interest, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) names and contact information for at least three references.

Open until filled

This position may begin as early as November, 2017, but will remain open until filled.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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