The Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at ColumbiaUniversity seeks applications for the position of Associate Research Scientist.The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Huiming Yin.
As an Associate Research Scientist, the incumbent will work to further theresearch of the laboratory and disseminate research results amongconferences and meetings. He/She will be asked to supervise studentprojects within the scope of the research group. The immediate researcharea involves concentrated solar power harvesting and applications to wasterecycling, energy efficient building envelope materials, multi-scale/physicalcharacterization and modeling of advanced materials, and other emergingenergy harvesting technologies.
The Associate Research Scientist is a professional officer of research whosequalifications are equivalent to those of an assistant professor with at least 2years prior experience. Associate Research Scientists are expected to be ableto coordinate independent research in the area of their training.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Independentresearch capability is of high value.
Special consideration will be given to candidates having strong researchbackground in solar power harvesting in a civil engineering context.