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Postdoctoral Researcher

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Agency Texas A&M Engineering
Department/Division Aerospace Engineering
Job Description

The job involves development of laser techniques for studying high speed flows, combustion systems and/or plasmas, in particular advanced applications of Rayleigh scattering, Raman scattering, Thomson scattering, Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) and other diagnostics for aerospace applications. Investigations will be carried out with an injection seeded optical parametric oscillator system.
The postdoc’s role will be as a scholar within the Aerospace Engineering department, interacting with faculty, staff and students, advancing science and engineering, and contributing to the academic environment of the university. Support undergraduate and graduate students in their academic efforts and advance their development as scholars.

Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Professional/Non-Instructional
Salary Commensurate with experience
Required Education

PhD

Required Experience
Preferred Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics or related discipline.

Preferred Experience

Significant experience with laser and optical diagnostics of high speed flows, combustion systems, gases and/or plasmas. Experience with pulsed high energy laser systems, spectrographs, scientific cameras and data acquisition systems.
Experience or knowledge of pulsed (nanosecond, picosecond, nanosecond) lasers, optical parametric oscillators, optics, optical imaging systems, spectrometer systems, spontaneous and coherent light scattering processes, plasma physics, data analysis, atomic and molecular vapor filters.

Job Location College Station

Posting Detail Information

NOV Number E064FY17
Open Date 03/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What significant experience do you have with laser and optical diagnostics of high speed flows, combustion systems, gases and/or plasmas? Explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience with pulsed high energy laser systems, spectrographs, scientific cameras and data acquisition systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe your experience and/or knowledge of pulsed (nanosecond, picosecond, nanosecond) lasers, optical parametric oscillators, optics, optical imaging systems, spectrometer systems, spontaneous and coherent light scattering processes, plasma physics, data analysis, atomic and molecular vapor filters.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research
Optional Documents