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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Anticipated Hiring Range $47,000 - $55,000
Position Number 00102155
Work Schedule Monday - Friday (40 hours a week)
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 140170 - FREEDM Center
Department 140170 - FREEDM Center
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

FREEDM Systems Center for NSF Engineering Research was created by an 18 Million dollar NSF Grant and will facilitate a radical transformation of renewable energy delivery management systems, significantly increasing the deployment of renewable energies in our country and spawning new industries. The ERC multidisciplinary teams will partner with collaboration and innovation programs, involving more that sixty companies in the electric power,energy generation, equipment manufacturing, communication, and semi conductor sectors.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills

PhD in Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Candidates with less than 5 years of experience after PhD with preferred expertise in one or more of the following research areas are encouraged to apply: power electronics, wide bandgap power semiconductor devices, advanced energy storage and storage systems, machines and motor drive, renewable energy generation technologies including wind and solar, advanced state power conversion systems, distributed system controls and communication, power system operation and control.

Required License or Certification

N/A

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 01/14/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
01/28/2016
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 03/01/2016
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
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    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2