Job ID: 131936

Postdoc in Nanoscale Heat Transfer Working at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab

UC Merced, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab

  • Oct. 20, 2019
 
  • Postdoc in Nanoscale Heat Transfer Working at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • UC Merced, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab
    Berkeley, CA
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  •  
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Energy Technology
 
 

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and qualified postdoctoral researcher to work on modeling, simulation, and experiment of nanoscale heat transfer. Experimental experience with electron microscopy, optical spectroscopy and characterization, electronic instrumentation, and/or microfabrication will be especially helpful. The postdoc will be co-advised by Dr. Yanbao Ma from UC Merced, Dr. Chris Dames from UC Berkeley, and Dr. Jeffrey Urban from Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

Work location: UC Berkley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

Qualifications: Applicants must have obtained a PhD in mechanical engineering or a related area prior to starting the position. Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Highly self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent scientific research successfully are desirable. Preference will be given to those applicants with strong backgrounds in one or more of the following areas: experimental nanoscale heat transfer, Nanothermometry, electron microscopy, optical spectroscopy and characterization, electronic instrumentation, non-Fourier heat transfer, nanofabrication, nanoscale energy transport, and applied physics.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should email the following application materials to Prof. Yanbao Ma (yma5@ucmerced.edu): 1) a brief cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) one or two publications; and 3) names and emails for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled. Starting date is negotiable. Please contact Dr. Yanbao Ma (yma5@ucmerced.edu), or Dr. Chris Dames (cdames@berkeley.edu), or Dr. Jeffrey Urban (jjurban@lbl.gov) for additional information.


  • 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. The University is supportive of dual career couples.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Prof. Yanbao Ma
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of California Merced
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  • 209-228-4046
  • yma5@ucmerced.edu

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