Post Doctoral FellowInternal Title:
College of Engineering and ComputingDepartment:
CEC Mechanical EngineeringBand :
UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary :
Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary Range:
Salary commensurate with qualifications.Part/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
The standard hours the employee is expected to work is 37.5 hours per week. The employee must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department. Type of Staff Position:
Research Grant (RGP)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Post-doctoralAbout University of South Carolina:
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation’s best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Benefit Eligibility Type:
Research Grant (RGP)South Carolina Retirement:
NoState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
Performance of modeling calculations for materials systems of interest for high temperature materials including, but not limited to nuclear fuels and wastes, to develop thermochemical representations. Additionally, the research will be supported by experimental efforts on thermochemical and thermophysical measurements, such as TGA/DSC, XRD, and microanalysis and the ability to learn and use these instruments is desirable. Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
PhD by start date of employment, ABD may apply, in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or closely related science or engineering discipline related to thermodynamic experiment and modeling. Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise with performing thermochemical assessments and thermal property measurements. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Expertise in determining thermochemical properties of materials using experiments and CALPHAD modeling. Familiarity thermochemical equilibrium software. Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
3Desired Start Date:
01/16/2022If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:
01/15/2023Job Open Date:
12/21/2021Job Close Date:
02/04/2022Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Applicants must use legal full name when responding to this posting. Be sure to include all relevant work history, as it is used to evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please make certain to add an end date to all positions in the employment history for which you are no longer actively employed.
Applicants should be prepared to upload:
Names and contact information for at least 2 reference providers.
- Make certain to accurately enter your reference providers’ contact information as they will receive an email notification to request them to upload recommendation letters directly onto your application.
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by February 4, 2022Quicklink for Posting:
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