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Project Scientist in ECE 2019-2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 5th, 2019
Last review date: Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis seeks to recruit a pool of qualified candidates for one or more Project Scientist positions. We aim to recruit an outstanding individuals with the appropriate background and/or experience capable of interacting with our many collaborators and working without supervision. Candidates should have a PhD in engineering, the physical sciences, or related field. A broad range of skills in plasma physics, microwave vacuum electronics, and millimeter wave techniques/instrumentation, good interpersonal and organization skills, and strong communication (oral and written) skills are required. Candidates should have 1-3 years of post-PhD experience.

The position is funded by multiple extramural grants addressing topics related to fusion plasma physics, millimeter wave and near-THz vacuum electron beam sources, passive radiometric and active radar reflectometric millimetric imaging, and millimeter wave instrument development It is anticipated that approximately 70-90% of the time will be spent designing and implementing original
research experiments, assisting in the creation of new grant applications, and writing original manuscripts. The remaining 10-30% of the time will be devoted to the organization and management of the lab, which will include participation in the daily activities of the lab including maintenance of equipment, and training
of other researchers (e.g., graduate students) in the scientific method as well as millimeter wave instrumentation techniques (e.g., network analysis). Renewal of the contract will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance.

Required materials include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for 3-5 letters of reference. Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02934). The deadline for full consideration is July 19, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The UC Davis College of Engineering is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

2019 Forbes Award: Best Employers for Diversity 2019 Forbes Award: America

Job location

Davis CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)