Antenna Design Researcher I/II - ACL

Atlanta, GA
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Antenna Design Researcher I/II - ACL

ID: 495112
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Antenna, Electromagnetics, RF

Job Description

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta, GA is searching for antenna design engineers/scientists to join the Electromagnetics Division (EMD) of the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL). The responsibilities of an antenna design researcher include supporting external sponsored as well as GTRI internal research and development projects including contributing to proposal efforts.

Some travel may be required in meeting and presenting research to customers, developing business, and experimenting/demonstrating prototype systems and technology. The antenna design research area includes activities in the design of custom antenna solutions, wideband apertures, advanced materials for antenna applications, and computational electromagnetic modeling. Familiarity with common CEM algorithms (such as FDTD, FEM, MoM) is desired, though there will be opportunities to learn on the job.

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Master’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program relevant to this position will be considered
  • Qualified applicants must have experience in one or more (but not all) of the following fields: antenna design, electromagnetic materials characterization, computational electromagnetics, RF/microwave design, digital design, electromagnetic measurements, integrated circuit design, or systems engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master's or Doctoral degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field
  • Familiarity with common CEM algorithms (such as FDTD, FEM, MoM)

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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