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Postdoctoral Scholar - Electrical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 06/26/2021
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Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Department of Electrical Engineering within the College of Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University in conjunction with the Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab (CEARL) is seeking one or more highly qualified individuals for Postdoctoral Scholar positions. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. 

The candidate will be expected to assist in the theory and design responsibilities for current as well as future high-profile research projects in the Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab (CEARL). The PSU-CEARL http://cearl.ee.psu.edu/  is world-recognized for its pioneering contributions in electromagnetics, particularly in the areas of computational electromagnetics/optics and metamaterials. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in funded projects that will seek to develop advanced cutting-edge and transformative technologies. Current and upcoming areas of research include transmit- and reflect-arrays, metamaterial lenses, electronically scanned arrays, metamaterial-enabled reconfigurable antennas, phase-gradient metasurfaces, etc . 

Requirements: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related field with previous experience in electromagnetic theory and simulation. Previous metamaterial and metasurface simulation and design experience for RF applications is highly desired. Experience with high-power microwave antenna design is required. Experience in antenna design, fabrication, testing, and measurements is desired.  Previous experience with inverse-design and optimization is a plus.

Responsibilities: Antenna/metamaterial/metasurface design and simulation. Additionally, Postdoctoral Scholars will work alongside graduate students and other post-docs to prepare research reports for relevant sponsored research contracts and participate in proposal writing for new funding opportunities. Additionally, Postdoctoral Scholars will prepare and present research results at domestic and international conferences and is expected to publish findings in conference proceedings and technical journal articles.  

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. 

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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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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 Department of Electrical Engineering within the College of Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University in conjunction with the Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab (CEARL) is seeking one or more highly qualified individuals for Postdoctoral Scholar positions. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. 

The candidate will be expected to assist in the theory and design responsibilities for current as well as future high-profile research projects in the Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab (CEARL). The PSU-CEARL http://cearl.ee.psu.edu/  is world-recognized for its pioneering contributions in electromagnetics, particularly in the areas of computational electromagnetics/optics and metamaterials. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in funded projects that will seek to develop advanced cutting-edge and transformative technologies. Current and upcoming areas of research include transmit- and reflect-arrays, metamaterial lenses, electronically scanned arrays, metamaterial-enabled reconfigurable antennas, phase-gradient metasurfaces, etc . 

Requirements: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related field with previous experience in electromagnetic theory and simulation. Previous metamaterial and metasurface simulation and design experience for RF applications is highly desired. Experience with high-power microwave antenna design is required. Experience in antenna design, fabrication, testing, and measurements is desired.  Previous experience with inverse-design and optimization is a plus.

Responsibilities: Antenna/metamaterial/metasurface design and simulation. Additionally, Postdoctoral Scholars will work alongside graduate students and other post-docs to prepare research reports for relevant sponsored research contracts and participate in proposal writing for new funding opportunities. Additionally, Postdoctoral Scholars will prepare and present research results at domestic and international conferences and is expected to publish findings in conference proceedings and technical journal articles.  

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

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University Park, PA

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