POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4626Working TitlePOSTDOCTORAL FELLOWNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentCollege of Sciences / Physics and Astronomy FTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

Trainee position to pursue research as a vital component of their educational mission and professional career development. Works under minimal supervision with some latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment in research and/or teaching. Performs teaching and/or research work as required within the classroom and/or project assigned. The research direction of interests are wave transport in classical optics, electronics, and acoustics or quantum transport.

Description of Duties

The following is a listing of typical duties that may be applicable to the position:
•Develop, test, and analyze research projects that are assigned by the head of the group within the deadlines given by Dr. Ramezani.
•Develop new ideas on projects related to the research interests of the group and execute them on time. The new projects, milestones, and timeline of the new projects must be approved by the head of the group, Dr. Ramezani.
•Write narrative summaries of the research results, prepare manuscripts and research proposals.
•Conduct literature review.
•Develop and implement an evaluation plan and prepare progress reports as needed.
•Develop numerical simulations associated with the projects.
•Collaborate with other members of the groups and participate in training graduate students assigned by the head of the group.
•Publish in peer-reviewed publications related to the focus of the research activities assigned and performing other job-related duties as assigned.
•May teach one course per year in conjunction with the faculty member, if assigned.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

None.

Required Education

Doctoral degree in theoretical Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics and photonics, Mathematics or related fields from an accredited University .

Preferred Education

None.

Licenses/Certifications

None.

Required Experience

None.

Preferred Experience

The research direction of interests are wave transport in classical optics, electronics, and acoustics or quantum transport.

Equipment

Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research statistical applications.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Standard office environment.

Other

This is a trainee position subject to a specific time as agreed to by stakeholders.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date09/01/2020Grant Funded PositionYesIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date07/24/2023EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/25640Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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