Posting Summary: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of superhydrophobic coatings and anti-icing properties for wind energy applications. The project will involve making superhydrophobic coatings, measurement of superhydrophobic properties, anti-icing measurements, long-term stability and scaling of the process.
A PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related field is required by the start date. The successful candidate must have experimental research experience in coatings for suprhydrophobic and anti-icing applications. The project could provide opportunity for industry or other research institution collaboration.
This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624025. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) references. Review of applications will begin September 23, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.
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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
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