Post - Doctoral Fellow - ME

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Summary

Posting Number RTF00032PO19
Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Title Post - Doctoral Fellow - ME
Campus Columbia
Work County Richland
College/Division College of Engineering and Computing
Department CEC Mechanical Engineering
Advertised Salary Range $50,000
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Type of Grant Funded Position Research Grant (RGP)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Post-doctoral

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Benefits for Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Only

Research Grant or time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Need post-doctoral candidate to support Nuclear Engineering Program in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of South Carolina. Desired candidate has experience in advanced modeling and simulations of complex oxide and non-oxide systems, utilizing CALPHAD-related approaches. The research will be supported by efforts on thermochemical and thermophysical measurements, such as TGA/DSC, XRD and microanalysis. The ability to learn and use these instruments is desirable.

Required Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or other closely related science or engineering discipline by start date of employment; and experience in CALPHAD-type materials modeling.

Preferred Qualifications

A background in the CALPHAD method for assessing thermochemistry and phase equilibria. Experimental experience with thermochemical or thermophysical measurements is also valuable.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Job Open Date 11/21/2019
Job Close Date 12/21/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

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We are only accepting applications submitted by December 21, 2019.

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Position Attributes

Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

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