Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Electrical Engineering
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Electrical Engineering Department Location Category Status Engineering Orange Post Doc Full-time General Information The Estakhri Research Group at Chapman University led by Prof. MohammadiEstakhri is searching for two outstanding and motivated Postdoctoral Researchers who are interested in research in the broad area of engineering and understanding light-matter interactions at the nanoscale. Specific research areas of interest are photonic metamaterials and metasurfaces, inverse optimization and machine learning in nanophotonics, and theoretical electromagnetics.
Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as 124th among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2021). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Fowler School of Engineering. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by our students, faculty and researchers.
The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https: // www. chapman.edu/diversity. Qualifications A doctoral or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, physics, optics, or related fields before the start date of the appointment is required. Deep understanding of electromagnetic theory and previous experience with EM simulation software is required. Familiarity with inverse optimization and machine learning methods is desired. Responsibilities The postdoctoral researcher will conduct independent research and/or collaborate on multiple research projects related to supervisors’ principal research on electromagnetic metamaterials. Primary responsibilities include 1- research, analysis, and manuscript preparation, 2- working with students, 3- contributing to dissemination of research outcome (e.g., conference presentations). Contact Information Interested applicants should submit the following materials electronically on the Academic Jobs Online website at https: // academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19312.
1) Detailed curriculum vitae 2) Cover letter indicating research interests, summary of previous research portfolio, and future goals (Max of 2 pages) 3) Writing sample (re-print of a published scholarly work) 4) Contact information of two references (reference letters are encouraged but are not required at the time of application)
Application deadline is November 1, 2021. Applications should be addressed to Dr. NasimMohammadiEstakhri, Fowler School of Engineering, Chapman University.
Questions may be directed to Dr. NasimMohammadiEstakhri at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https: // sites.google.com/site/nasimmohammadiestakhri/
The position is initially for one year with potential for renewal. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is contingent on final budget approval.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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