Post Doctoral Associate - Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy, 76876

Location
UMKC Volker Campus
Posted
May 16, 2020
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Post Doctoral Associate - Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy, 76876
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 33711
Hiring Department

Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy(KMIDE)

Job Description

Position Summary

The Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy is seeking to hire a post doctoral associate with expertise in experimental condensed matter physics, including electrical equipment and characterization, lasers and optics, high vacuum equipment and material deposition, materials and device characterization, and running simulations using generic code (e.g., Python) or specialized simulation packages. It is expected that the candidate be self-motivated to answer questions and solve technical issues, while being a team player and working as part of a larger team. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

Position Duties

  • Create, execute, and analyze simulations using TCAD, COMSOL, or other relevant physics simulation packages
  • Direct and perform experimental activities and analyses
Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Physics, Engineering, or similar degree

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with electrical/electronic equipment, lasers and optics, ultra-high vacuum equipment, and physics simulations packages (TCAD, COMSOL, etc.)

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Salary

$47,476/annum

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.

Comments

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area and the only public research university in our community. We offer more than 125 academic areas serving more than 16,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from all 50 states and 85+ countries. UMKC grads are everywhere! And they’ve gone on to find success throughout the Kansas City community and beyond.

UMKC has a strategic plan with five pillars: provide exceptional student learning, success and experience; become a thriving discovery enterprise; transform our community and region with impactful engagement; foster an environment of invigorating multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion; and develop a strong and resilient people, process and physical infrastructure.

We are building a community in which we support each other, learn from each other and grow together. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for students and the university.

UMKC is proud to be one of this region’s premier institutions of higher education and our people are our most valuable asset. To deliver on our goals, we are committed to helping all UMKC Kangaroos become their best selves while striving for excellence in everything they do.

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