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Postdoctoral Scholar
Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 01/21/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking a Postdoctoral candidate with a start date of March 1. Candidates should have expertise in electromagnetics, electromagnetic simulation with a knowledge of CST microwave studio, and experimental characterization methods of RF structures.

The successful candidate will lead research and development activities in two project areas. The first focuses on simulation of surface and volume coil structures for magnetic resonance imaging. The second area using simulation models for quantifying electromagnetic field distributions in transmission line structures . The candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of investigators from the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, Hershey Medical School, the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, national labs and industry partners.

The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the research project, define for themselves tasks and paths to achieve project objectives, and author novel publications. The candidate will also be expected to mentor students, fulfill project administration functions, and assist in proposal development. The candidate is expected to work diligently to achieve the goals and to maintain deliverable timelines and milestones.

For full consideration, the applicant should have the following qualifications:

  • a Ph.D. in a relevant engineering or science discipline
  • experience developing and experimentally characterizing of devices
  • experience in electromagnetic simulation\experience in characterizing materials for MRI environments
  • ability to translate prototype hardware to mature and robust designs
  • eagerness to collaborate with partners in a fast-paced R&D effort

Applicants should provide a cover letter and CV. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with good possibility of refunding.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Materials Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking a Postdoctoral candidate with a start date of March 1. Candidates should have expertise in electromagnetics, electromagnetic simulation with a knowledge of CST microwave studio, and experimental characterization methods of RF structures.

The successful candidate will lead research and development activities in two project areas. The first focuses on simulation of surface and volume coil structures for magnetic resonance imaging. The second area using simulation models for quantifying electromagnetic field distributions in transmission line structures . The candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of investigators from the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, Hershey Medical School, the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, national labs and industry partners.

The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the research project, define for themselves tasks and paths to achieve project objectives, and author novel publications. The candidate will also be expected to mentor students, fulfill project administration functions, and assist in proposal development. The candidate is expected to work diligently to achieve the goals and to maintain deliverable timelines and milestones.

For full consideration, the applicant should have the following qualifications:

  • a Ph.D. in a relevant engineering or science discipline
  • experience developing and experimentally characterizing of devices
  • experience in electromagnetic simulation\experience in characterizing materials for MRI environments
  • ability to translate prototype hardware to mature and robust designs
  • eagerness to collaborate with partners in a fast-paced R&D effort

Applicants should provide a cover letter and CV. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with good possibility of refunding.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

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