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Research Fellow - Mechanical Engineering
Villanova University


Date Posted Jun. 8, 2018
Title Research Fellow - Mechanical Engineering
University Villanova University
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Mechanical Engineering
 
 


Research Fellow - Mechanical Engineering


Posting Number: 2018496F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: Temporary

Department: 205-Mechanical Engineering

Position Summary

The Villanova Center for Analytics and Dynamic Systems (VCADS) has an immediate opening for a Research Fellow to participate in an exciting project in dynamic system diagnostics, funded by Office of Naval Research.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Fellow will focus on using concepts and techniques from nonlinear dynamics, statistical learning techniques, machine learning and information theory.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate must have strong interest and motivation to perform cutting edge research in this burgeoning interdisciplinary area. The candidate should have an MS degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering, or other related fields specializing in the area of nonlinear dynamics and computational techniques.
Excellent problem solving skills as well as good oral and written communication skills are required.
Candidate must be willing to work closely and amicably with Dr. Natarajs team of Postdoctoral Researchers and PhD students.
The candidate should have carried out independent research with at least two journal papers. The candidate is expected to actively pursue high quality publications and participate in generating new ideas and writing technical proposals.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of machine learning and control systems theory would be desirable.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants

Posting Date: 05/18/2018

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: Faculty

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/13858

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.



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