Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Requisition Number STFR003681
Division/College College of Engineering
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 10
Posting Date 04/26/2017

The Postdoctoral Research Associate performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff.

Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete to include:
Management of the several research programs on going in the ALERT Center of Excellence in a variety of disciplines, X-ray, Millimeter Wave, Video Analytics, and Contact Sampling.

Managing the data generated for and by the research activities in the ALERT Center.

Managing the public disclosure of the research and its contents, making sure that no sensitive information or data is publicly disclosed.

Preparing, writing and getting at least one a peer reviewed research paper, presentation, in the photovoltaic area.

Assisting in finding a topic, writing and winning a grant/contract to conduct research in the mission area of the ALERT Center of excellence (explosive detection, mitigation or response).


PhD in applications of photovoltaic cells with an emphasis on maximizing power output in changing weather, sun declination (azimuth and elevation), changing wavelength effects in the atmosphere and in the photovoltaic sensor.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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