Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy(KMIDE)
The Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy is seeking to hire
a post doctoral associate with expertise in experimental condensed
matter physics, including electrical equipment and
characterization, lasers and optics, high vacuum equipment and
material deposition, materials and device characterization, and
running simulations using generic code (e.g., Python) or
specialized simulation packages. It is expected that the candidate
be self-motivated to answer questions and solve technical issues,
while being a team player and working as part of a larger team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.
- Create, execute, and analyze simulations using TCAD, COMSOL, or
other relevant physics simulation packages
- Direct and perform experimental activities and analyses
PhD in Physics, Engineering, or similar degree
Experience with electrical/electronic equipment, lasers and optics,
ultra-high vacuum equipment, and physics simulations packages
(TCAD, COMSOL, etc.)
Full Time/Part Time
Open until filled
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains
two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all
application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a
list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word
document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB.
Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.
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