first_imgJob DescriptionVirginia Tech Advanced Research Institute (ARI) and the BradleyDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering inviteapplications for a postdoctoral associate. A postdoctoral associateposition carries the expectation of a maximum of 4 years postdegree. The applicant will mainly work on proposal writing,conducting research and assisting faculty and graduate studentswith research in the areas of electric power, alternate energy,smart grid and artificial intelligence (AI) applications focused onelectrical energy domains. The successful candidate will supportthe director of ARI and help coordinate related research efforts atpartner institutions, as well as supporting program development andidentification of new research funding opportunities.Required QualificationsThe candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in electrical engineeringor computer science with specialization in several of the areaslisted in the following: |Modeling, simulation, validation andverification of power systems, |Distributed energy resources andmicro-grid, |Artificial intelligence and machine learningapplications, and |Cyber-physical systems focused on energydomains. |Also required are a good understanding of the technicalissues associated with interconnecting intermittent renewableenergy sources and ability to develop sponsored research proposals.The successful candidate must also be willing to take ownership ofa project, and good analytical and communications skills.Preferred QualificationsPreferred qualifications include prior proven successful researchexperience and functional knowledge of toolboxes used in electricpower system research.Appointment TypeRestrictedSalary Information$60,000 – $65,000Review Date01/25/2021Additional InformationPhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effectivedate of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibilityremaining.The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction check.About Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Ganchimeg Darambazar [email protected] during regular business hours at least 10 businessdays prior to the event.Advertised: December 22, 2020Applications close:last_img