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Job Title: POST DOCTORAL FELLOW #00078913
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36813
Hiring Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Application Deadline

Posted until filled - for full consideration, apply by June 30, 2021

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time (1.0 FTE), Benefit Eligible

Job Description

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: and

Minimum Qualifications

Must hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications

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: 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 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


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.


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