University of Texas at Dallas Research Associate in Dallas, Texas

Position Details

Job Summary

The wind energy team at UT Dallas seeks to fill a postdoctoral research associate position in optimization and control of wind energy systems. The successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty members, graduate students and industry partners developing methodology and new technologies to enhance the performance and reliability of wind energy systems and their integration to the power grid. UT Dallas is home to a site of WindSTAR, an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for use-inspired R&D; for the advancement of wind energy science & technology.

Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D in a related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis in one or more of the following: control theory, control systems technology, real-time optimization and machine learning. Demonstrated programming skills in Matlab/Simulink and NI LabVIEW for analysis, design and implementation of real-time control systems. Experience with renewable energy systems. Must be recent Ph.D. graduate within the past three years.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties to include, but not limited to conducting research, designing experiments, writing articles, and training graduate students.

Special Instructions Summary

Full contact information for three professional references is required.

Posting Number: S01553P

Position Title: Research Associate

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Salary Range: DOQ

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Posting Open Date: 02/23/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Desired Start Date: 05/01/2018

Important Message: 1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V). 2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.