Post Doctoral Scholar (Electric Power Systems)

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Job Title:

Post Doctoral Scholar (Electric Power Systems)

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Department Name:

8H400:Electrical and Computer Engineering

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

PhD degree and doctoral research on one or more of the topics listed under the job summary section.

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Physical Requirements:

Possible prolonged sitting/standing.


Typically M-F between hours 8am – 5pm or otherwise specified by Sponsoring Faculty.

Job Summary:

Conduct research on topics of electric power systems including: integration of alternative and renewable energy in transmission and distribution, energy storage, smart buildings and grids, in the College of Engineering, ECE Department, SPARK Laboratory, under the direct supervision of sponsoring faculty: Dr. Dan M. Ionel, FIEEE, EE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power. Work on federally and industry/utility funded projects. Mentor PhD students and collaborate with faculty and with external researchers from academia and industry. Write reports, technical papers, and present at project meetings and professional conferences. Other research tasks and duties as directed by the sponsoring faculty.

At the time of application please submit required CV and Cover Letter. For Required Documents Specific Request 1 attach a Research Statement and Specific Request 2 attach a List of References.In order to receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by 5pm EST on Friday March 26.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Research projects including collaboration with academia and industry.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

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Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time