Post Doctoral Research Assoc 5394BR College of Engineering Technology CET Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt
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Department/College Description The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RITs nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the universitys students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of hands-on learning and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. (https://www.rit.edu/engineeringtechnology/department-civil-engineering-technology-environmental-management-and-safety)
Detailed Job Description The College of Engineering Technology (CET), Department Of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management, and Safety (CETEMS) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is soliciting applications for a one year full-time post-doctoral research position. Applicants should have demonstrated background in one or more of the follow areas of research:
Optical sensing and optical metrology, including laser-based surface texturing and imaging (LiDAR), event-camera and high-speed camera based scanning and processing, 3D photogrammetry and stereovision, digital image correlation, synthetic aperture imaging, image processing and computer vision
Experimental mechanics of solids, including asphalt mixture testing and visco-elasto-plasto constitutive models
Structural dynamics of vehicle, bridge, high-speed railway and train
Bridge structural health monitoring
Nondestructive testing and evaluation
Finite element method and discrete element method
Conduct research in designated areas of expertise
Publish research papers
Assist in managing research laboratory
Assist in graduate student supervision
Assist in research/funding proposals
Required Minimum Qualifications
Advanced degree: Earned PhD. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistical Science, Data Science, or in relevant field.
Effective writing skills for publication of articles in scientific journals
Strong publication record
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with graduate students and other collaborators
Effective communication skills
Strong background in laboratory experience or numerical computation
Ability to program in Matlab, C++, Python, or an equivalent language
Ability to perform any of the software packages (ABAQUS, ANSYS, COMSOL, LS-DYNA, optimization, TensorFlow, SAS, R, optical modeling) is a plus
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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