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Post Doctoral Scholar (Electric Power Systems)

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar (Electric Power Systems)
Requisition Number DU07550
Department Name 8H400:Electrical and Computer Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $50,000
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

PhD degree and doctoral research on one or more of the topics listed under the job summary section.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Possible prolonged sitting/standing.


Typically M-F between hours 8am – 5pm or otherwise specified by Sponsoring Faculty.

Job Summary

Conduct research on topics of electric power systems including: integration of alternative and renewable energy in transmission and distribution, energy storage, smart buildings and grids, in the College of Engineering, ECE Department, SPARK Laboratory, under the direct supervision of sponsoring faculty: Dr. Dan M. Ionel, FIEEE, EE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power. Work on federally and industry/utility funded projects. Mentor PhD students and collaborate with faculty and with external researchers from academia and industry. Write reports, technical papers, and present at project meetings and professional conferences. Other research tasks and duties as directed by the sponsoring faculty.

At the time of application please submit required CV and Cover Letter. For Required Documents Specific Request 1 attach a Research Statement and Specific Request 2 attach a List of References.
In order to receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by 5pm EST on Friday March 26.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Research projects including collaboration with academia and industry.

Deadline to Apply 04/30/2021
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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-28

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Post Doctoral Scholar (Electric Power Systems)

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Lexington, KY 40507

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