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Assistant Research Professor; Nuclear Engineering

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Penn State ( invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor position that focuses on the growth of nuclear engineering in the advanced nuclear reactor space. This position will help establish current Nuclear Engineering faculty with expertise in advanced computing techniques and reactor design. This position will work closely with current departmental faculty in neutronics and thermal-hydraulics as well as support advanced energy systems and support of our scientific mission of the new SANS facility at the Penn State Breazeale Reactor (PSBR). This position requires a masters or Ph.D., preferably in Nuclear Engineering or a closely related field.

This is a limited-term appointment funded for three years from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Screening of applicants will be done as applications are received.

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