POST DOCTORAL FELLOW #00078913 Location:
Rolla Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Posted until filled - for full consideration, apply by June 30, 2021
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time (1.0 FTE), Benefit Eligible
The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is seeking outstanding applicants for a non-tenure-track research position at the Postdoctoral Associate level in the area of power systems, power electronics, or battery modeling, estimation, and control, in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE).
The ECE department has 36 faculty members, approximately 500 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, and had research expenditures of approximately $5M in the past fiscal year. The MAE department has 34 faculty members, approximately 1000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, and had research expenditures of approximately $5M in the past fiscal year. Further details on required and desired attributes, skills and characteristics of the successful candidate, and the departments’ vision and strategic plans, activities, and research may be found at: https://ece.mst.edu/ and https://mae.mst.edu/.
Must hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field
Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to any the research needs of the project, “Enabling Extreme Fast Charging with Energy Storage.” Specific needs include medium-voltage (12.47 kV) converter design, analysis, and testing; embedded systems development; power system operations; lithium-ion battery modeling, estimation, and control; and system integration. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field.
Successful candidates will be expected to have strong commitments to (a) contributing to departmental and college research efforts, (b) having a high degree of synergism and collaborating on research within the Missouri S&T power electronics and battery laboratories, (c) service in the applicant’s professional community and our institution, and (d) increasing the diversity of both the student body and faculty. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in performing funded research and increasing diversity. Candidates from national labs or industry with a strong research record coupled with academic experience are encouraged to apply as well.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resources Office at: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by June 30, 2021.
For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jonathan Kimball, at: [email protected].
Missouri S&T’s Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see http://hr.mst.edu). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri S&T is a STEM-focused research university and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit https://www.mst.edu.
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