Openings

Join Our Team at UConn!

We welcome highly passionate and self-motivated postdocs, Ph.D. students, and undergraduates to apply for research assistantship positions in our group. These openings are funded through large grants from , and leading industries     . The areas of study include

  1. Rational Design of Polymer Dielectrics
  2. Nanostructured Dielectric Materials
  3. Electrification (HVDC, Propulsion) and Sustainability
  4. Plasma Arc Physics
  5. Electroactive Materials/Devices

 

Postdoc Positions

      Qualifications Required:

  • Doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • Experienced in experimental or computational research.
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate high-quality research in related fields.

Ph.D. Positions (Electrical engineering, Material science engineering)

      Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a closely related area.
  • Master’s degree and project experience preferred but not required.
  • Record of peer-reviewed publication(s) preferred.
  • GRE can be waived.

 

General Information:

  • Our research is highly multidisciplinary, principles-integrating across the fields of electrical engineering, material sciences, electronics, chemistry and physics, for transformative practical problem solving.
  • We provide a collaborative environment that fosters innovation and creativity, ideal for those aiming to make a significant impact in academia or industry. Recent graduates were offered with tenure-track or professional positions in leading academic institutions and technology companies, such as   ,                                 .

 

Start Dates: Positions open starting Fall 2024, with flexibility into Spring and Fall 2025.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should send a CV and transcripts to Dr. Yang Cao at yang.cao@uconn.edu. Please include any relevant publications or projects, research statement in your application materials.

We look forward to your application and welcome you to join our team!