Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Job location: Killeen TAMUCT

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-08
Req: R-038627
Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Texas A&M University - Central Texas


College of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Texas A&M University – Central Texas invites nominations and applications for postdoctoral researchers in cybersecurity and/or semiconductor characterization. Research will include the investigation of integrated circuits (ICs) using A DEDICATED high resolution scanning electron microscope (SEM) equipped with cathodoluminescence (CL) and electron beam induced current (EBIC) detectors. Specific duties and responsibilities will be assigned by the Principal Investigator. This position may supervise other research personnel.

Term: Duration between 2-4 years contingent upon the availability of funding. Funding for this project is secured for the next 3 years.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Earned Ph.D., or equivalent, in appropriate area

  • No prior experience required

Required Education: An appropriate doctoral degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline

  • Significant experience in scanning electron microscopy of semiconductors, ideally utilizing cathodoluminescence or a similar characterization technique.

  • Cybersecurity research experience, including the characterization of integrated circuits, also desirable.

Supplemental Questions

1. Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed

2. Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED?

3. Did you or will you graduate with a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline before starting this position? (Open Ended)

4. What experience do you have in scanning electron microscopy? (Open Ended)

5. What experience do you have with photovoltaic characterization? (Open Ended)

Required Documents

1. CV Cover Letter/Letter of Application

2. Optional Documents

3. Reference Letters

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time