Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-08
Req: R0004583

We are currently accepting applications for a Post-doctoral Research Associate in the Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia. 

We are seeking a qualified candidate with expertise in the research and development of integrated photonics fabrication, and nonlinear optics in high-Q microresonators.  The research associate will be working on both the development of semiconductor photonics circuits integration and microresonator-based frequency combs. 

QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: A Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics is required by the start date.  Experience with photolithography, reactive ion etching, SEM and wafer dicing is required. The candidate should have expertise in the high-Q microresonator fabrication, and microresonator measurements.  The candidate must be able to work in a team environment and meet project goal deadlines.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply online at  and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. 

This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For additional information about the position, please contact Xu Yi, Assistant Professor, at  [email protected]

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty search Advisor, at [email protected].

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/9/2019
Application Due: 3/12/2020
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