Job Description

Post Doctoral Fellow- Nuclear Engineering

Posting Numberreq6779
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeResearch
Hiring DepartmentNuclear Engineering (327A)
Academic LocationSchool of Engineering
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligiblePostdoctoral Fellows may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits . See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position SummaryA post doctoral researcher position is available starting on Fall 2018 in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico. The focus of the prospective candidate is on the establishment of a test loop facility to study materials degradation in molten lead. The candidate may run experiments to study lead corrosion of advanced alloys and radioisotope retention in molten lead to help support development of Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR). This work is programmatically supported by Department of Energy (DOE).

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PHD in Nuclear, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science by the start date of appointment
  • Hands on experience with materials corrosion studies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with experimental loop/facility design, construction, and operation
  • Experience with material degradation analysis and gas chromatography
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working
    with broadly diverse communities


Application InstructionsA complete application consists of 1) a letter of interest/personal statement - 1 page maximum; 2) a comprehensive CV including name and contact information of three references.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/9/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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