Postdoctoral Research Associate – Multiscale Atmospheric Plasma Simulations
Illinois Applied Research Institute, College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Accelerated Materials Research (AMRes) group at the Applied Research Institute (ARI) at the College of Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) seeks Postdoctoral Research Associate applicants with backgrounds in Multiscale/Multiphysics reactive plasma flow simulations. The position requires the ability to carry out externally funded research on atmospheric plasma and surface interactions. The project will be carried out in collaboration with plasma engineering team with experimental capabilities. Therefore, the ability to work collaboratively as required by this three-year project will be important. A high degree of professional maturity is also required. ARI works with UIUC academic departments, multiple industry partners, mission-driven agencies, national laboratories and governmental agencies. In addition to academic excellence, this position is an excellent opportunity to train in modern project management principles and applied research on problem-solving. The expected start date is as soon as possible, based on the business needs of the organization. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
ARI’s mission is to provide rapid, cost-effective solutions for industry and federal clients. From the beginning, our vision has been to create a new model for a university-based laboratory. With a sharp focus on maturation and validation of technologies before they leave the laboratory, ARI currently focuses on five primary thrust areas: Big Data and Analytics, Engineering Design and Simulation, Materials and Manufacturing, Homeland and Global Security, and Cyber-Physical Systems and Solutions. More information is available at http://www.appliedresearch.illinois.edu/.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references as a single PDF file by April 7, 2017. Interviews may take place prior the closing date and early applications are encouraged; however, full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Summer Redman at email@example.com or 217-300-5400. For technical questions on AMRes and job responsibilities, please contact, Dr. Santanu Chaudhuri at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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