Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Princeton, Mercer County
Posted
Jul 23, 2014
Special Filters
Postdoc
Position Summary: The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is seeking a postdoctoral or more senior researcher to work at the DIII-D National Facility in San Diego. The successful candidate will plan, perform and analyze experiments at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility in San Diego with strong a plasma control aspect. Examples of possible work topics include but are not limited to: ELM control using real-time analysis of the plasma; Real-time stability analysis for disruption avoidance; Detachment and radiation control; NTM control; Snowflake divertor control (more generally heat flux control). The successful candidate will be based in San Diego and is expected to travel nationally and internationally to interact with other leading experiments addressing similar issues and conduct joint experiments. Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant field of engineering, science, or mathematics with expertise in one or more of the following: plasma physics, control science or a similar field. This is a one year term position renewable depending upon available funding and satisfactory performance. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Candidates should be available to begin as early as September 1, 2014. Interested candidates must apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu and submit a cover letter, CV which includes the name and contact information of three references. Email or postal mail applications will not be considered.

Essential Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant field of engineering, science, or mathematics with expertise in one or more of the following: plasma physics, control science or a similar field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.


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