Job ID: 234296

Postdoc in Micro-/nano-heat transfer co-mentored by Drs. David Cahill and Yanbao Ma

UIUC and UC Merced

  • Apr. 5, 2024
  • Postdoc in Micro-/nano-heat transfer co-mentored by Drs. David Cahill and Yanbao Ma
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • UIUC and UC Merced
    Merced, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and qualified postdoctoral researcher to characterize and model non-diffusive heat transfer in micro/nanomaterials and their interfaces.  This postdoc will be co-mentored by Dr. David Cahill from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Dr. Yanbao Ma from University of California Merced.

Qualifications: Applicants must have background in micro/nano fabrication and nanoscale thermal measurements. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Highly self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent scientific research successfully are desirable.  

Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, and 4) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.

Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will keep open until filled. Starting dates are negotiable.    Please contact Prof. Yanbao Ma (   or Prof. David Cahill (

  • The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. 

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