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Project Scientist in ECE

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 5th, 2018
Last review date: March 12th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 4th, 2019
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 invites applications from qualified candidates for one or more Project Scientist positions. We aim to recruit 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 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, optical instrumentation, CMOS millimeter was circuit design, 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 appointment is contingent upon available 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/JPF01974)
The deadline for full consideration is Jan 1, 2018 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.

Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.
    (Optional)

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

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