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Company: UT Dallas
Location: Richardson, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

The Center for Wind Energy at UT Dallas (UTD Wind) seeks to fill a research scientist position in optimization and control of wind energy systems. The successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty members, graduate students and industry partners developing methodology and new technologies to enhance the performance, reliability and resilience of wind energy systems. The position is to lead or support projects involving the modeling and control of wind turbine generators and wind plants. The successful candidate is expected to assist in the supervision of graduate students and have an active participation in the development of sponsored research.
UT Dallas is home to a site of WindSTAR, an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for use‐inspired R&D for the advancement of wind energy science & technology. UTD Wind is also lead or partner in three multi‐million‐dollar projects funded by ARPA‐E.



Minimum Education and Experience

- Master's degree in field directly related to research- Two (2) years of experience/expertise performing research relating to a specified field of study- Or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience totaling at least eight years.



Preferred Education and Experience

Required: Ph.D. in Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis in one or more of the following: control theory, control systems technology, real‐time optimization and/or machine learning. Design and implementation of real‐time control systems, including wind tunnel and/or filed testing. Two years of experience as a postdoctoral research associate working in modeling, optimization and control of wind energy systems are preferred.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Center for Wind Energy at UT Dallas UTD Wind) seeks to fill a research scientist position in optimization and control of wind energy systems. The successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty members, graduate students and industry partners developing methodology and new technologies to enhance the performance, reliability and resilience of wind energy systems. The position is to lead or support projects involving the modeling and control of wind turbine generators and wind plants. The successful candidate is expected to assist in the supervision of graduate students and have an active participation in the development of sponsored research.
UT Dallas is home to a site of WindSTAR, an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for use‐inspired R&D for the advancement of wind energy science & technology. UTD Wind is also lead or partner in three multi‐million‐dollar projects funded by ARPA‐E.



Additional Information

UTD offers a supportive work environment and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Prescription drug program
Flexible spending accounts for health and day care
Retirement savings plans
Longevity and Hazardous pay
Life insurance and AD&D coverage
Long and short term disability
Employee Wellness program and events
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Employee Resource Groups
On-campus amenities such as recreation centers, hike and bike trails, the University library, restaurants and dining hall, lactation rooms and more
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible work arrangements (supervisor discretion)
On-campus professional development and training programs
Employee tuition assistance plan



Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.


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