The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering is seeking candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position with a preferred start date of 7/1/2023. Position is offered for an initial term of 1 year with opportunity for extension, and is contingent upon funding. Candidates with experience in the development of wireless power transfer and energy harvesting systems, skills in graphene, antennas, electronics, cellular phone systems, IoT communications, additive manufacturing of electronics, 3d printer ink design, waveguide and fiber devices, PCB fabrication, SMT pick and place, and electronics chip design at microwave and THz frequencies are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
Completion of a doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline is required.
The doctoral degree must have been completed within the five years immediately preceding the first date of appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the University.
The individual cannot have held previous positions in the professional ranks.
The applicant must have working knowledge of microwave engineering, antennas, noise, heat radiation, and electronics. The applicant should have good written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and in a group.
To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.
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