Principal/Chief Researcher - Power Electronics Package Development Research

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Golden, Colorado 80401
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

NREL (www.nrel.gov) is looking to expand in the area of power electronics research by developing new capabilities in the area of power electronics package development research  - primarily in the development of a variety of packaging configurations for conventional as well as advanced power semiconductor devices. 

 

NREL is looking for a strategic hire as a Principal Researcher or Chief Researcher position available in the Mechanical & Thermal Engineering Sciences directorate broadly supporting the power electronics research at NREL.  

 

Candidates who are interested in building programs as a principal investigator should apply.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • This position will require significant new program and business development activities.
  • The candidate will collaborate with various research groups at NREL, as well as other national labs, industry and academia to develop research programs.

  • Key research needs at NREL include but not limited to developing lab space for power electronics packaging research, developing research programs to fulfill DOE’s mission, lead funded research projects in collaborative areas of electronics package development, and develop research proposals to enhance capabilities at NREL in collaboration with various research centers at NREL. 

  • Teamwork and collaboration define the modern scientific approach, and the candidate will need to partner and team internally and externally by leveraging existing and building new science and engineering networks. 

  • Inclusion and diversity are core values, and the candidate will be expected to support a work environment that maximizes the unique talents and innovative ideas of every employee.

  • The candidate will also be expected to interact frequently with, and present various plans and updates to upper Management at NREL.

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Requirements

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or related and 15 years of relevant experience. Or, Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or related and 18 years of relevant experience. Or, Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or related and 20 years of relevant experience.

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