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  • Opening Date: 2023-11-03
  • Job Opening Id: 530992
  • College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
  • Department: Elec and Computer Eng

Job Information

Florida International University is looking for highly motivated and self-driven candidates with strong background in Power Electronics, Renewable Energy System, Smart Grid and/or Electric Vehicle Charging System are asked to apply for the position Research Assistant Professor with Energy Power Sustainability and Intelligence (EPSi) Group, Electrical and Computer Engineering department. EPSi is the home of Artificial Intelligence Based Renewable (AIR) Microgrid and Hybrid Power Plant Research Facility and Hybrid Photovoltaic Power Plant. The selected candidate will be working in areas related to Power Electronics, Renewable Energy System, Smart Grid and/or Electric Vehicle Charging System. Required Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Electronics, Control, and/or Renewable Energy System. 2. Expertise of power system simulation software, such as, MATLAB, PSIM, PLECS. 3. Strong record in journal and conference publications with evidence of paper published in IEEE Transactions, and granted patent in the areas of Power Electronics, Control, and/or Renewable Energy System. 4. Strong academic record on courses related to Power Electronics, Control, and/or Renewable Energy System. 5. Prior experience in writing grants and proposals. 6. Prior experience in supervising PhD students. 7. International Experience is highly sought. 3 of 3 This position will involve research and service. Primary research activities will be related to smart grids, electric vehicles, high penetration renewable systems, storage, and battery management systems, grid resiliency, large-scale data analysis, artificial intelligence, advanced metering infrastructure, and smart city infrastructure, and cybersecurity. In addition, you will be required to prepare technical reports, organize and participate in conferences, publish research articles and write and submit grants/proposals. The Engineering Center will be your principal place of employment, although it is possible that you will have assignments at other locations.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530992 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 6, 2023. Review will continue until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

 

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

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