Our research team has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow to participate in an exciting collaborative project between Army Research Laboratory (Aberdeen, MD) and Villanova University (Villanova, PA) in the area of dynamic systems. The focus is on using concepts and techniques from nonlinear dynamics, machine learning and statistical learning techniques.
The candidate must have strong interest and motivation to perform cutting edge research in this burgeoning interdisciplinary area. The candidate should have a PhD degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or other related fields specializing in the area of dynamics, mechanics, vibrations, machine learning and computational techniques, excellent problem solving skills as well as good oral and written communication skills, and must be willing to work closely and amicably with Dr. Nataraj’s and ARL’s team of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. The candidate is expected to actively pursue high quality publications and participate in generating new ideas and writing technical proposals. The initial offer is for one year starting immediately; future continuation is expected contingent upon performance and funding. Salary is commensurate with experience and is in the range of $81-92K with generous benefits including travel compensation. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. Citizenship would be preferred.
Founded in 1842, Villanova is a selective coeducational university focusing on academic excellence; it is located in the thriving Philadelphia metropolitan area, and is currently ranked among the top 50 institutions in the US. ARL is a flagship research facility for the US Army, and is located 75 miles from Villanova.