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Tenure-track faculty position in the area of Nuclear Engineering
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering (MANE)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The emphasis is on individuals at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Exceptionally qualified individuals in all areas of nuclear engineering are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in all aspects of reactor thermal hydraulics, dynamics and safety..
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Clean Energy Fellow
Third Way

Third Way is looking to hire a full-time, paid energy fellow for Sept 2014 through August 2015. This would be a good position for any graduating NSE student with an interest in policy. Third Way fellows work closely with policy staff to develop new proposals, evaluate current energy policy and their implications on the energy markets, and interact with Hill and Administration policymakers.

NSSC Postdoctoral Scholar
Salary: $55,000-$65,000 Annually
University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for multiple postdoctoral scholar employees in support of the Nuclear Science Security Consortium (NSSC) to engage in academic research at the forefront of nuclear science and security. The objective of the NSSC Postdoctoral Scholars is to create the next generation of scientific leaders in the nuclear security field. Research projects are available in the areas of nuclear and particle physics, nuclear engineering (including safeguards and nonproliferation as related to the nuclear fuel cycle), nuclear instrumentation, radiation detection concepts and technologies, as well as nuclear chemistry and radiochemistry for nuclear forensics and international safeguards applications.

The initial appointment, limited to US citizens, is for one year, with the possibility of extension up to three years. Starting salaries are typically in the range of $55,000 to $65,000 per year and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD from a recognized university in one of the following areas: Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, or Similar Discipline
  • A superior academic performance and publication record
  • Ability to be self-directed with broadly defined limits on assignments
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to interact efficiently with diverse people in a highly multidisciplinary environment

    Related skills may include:

  • Familiarity with nuclear decay processes as well as relevant databases
  • Experience in particle and gamma-ray detection, including experimental set-up, data collection and analysis
  • Knowledge of nuclear reactor physics, neutronics and simulation methods.

    A complete application includes the following components:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names of (3) References (Do Not Include Letters of Recommendation)
  • Academic Transcripts

Positions will remain open until filled. Please use this link to apply for this position

Please direct all questions to Alina Sari, NSSC Program Manager, alina_sari@berkeley.edu, with the subject line NSSC Postdoctoral Scholars.

Post-doctoral Research Opportunity
Idaho State University

Post Doc Research Engineer — Nuclear Materials

Post-doctoral Research Opportunity
Idaho State University

Post Doc in nuclear engineering, materials science, physics or similar field who has experience in research at the nanoscale.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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