Postdoctoral Research Position

Posted: September 6, 2017

A postdoctoral research position is available starting Fall 2017 in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico. The research of the prospective candidate will focus on development and characterization of nanocomposites for applications at very high irradiation doses and high temperatures. The research is funded by a recent Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) award in collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

The applicant is expected to hold a PhD degree in Nuclear Eng., Materials Science or related disciplines with at least two years of Transmission Electron Microscopy, Focus Ion Beam, and Nanomechanical characterization experience. Macroscale mechanical testing, familiarity with nanomaterials and ion beam irradiations are desired skills.

The Extreme Materials group ( at UNM works on development, qualification, testing and characterization of materials for current and next generation nuclear reactors. Therefore, the candidate will be exposed to many diverse research areas. 

The start date of the position is flexible but no later than Jan 2018. Position is expected to last up to 3 years. Applications must be submitted online through Submit your application by Oct 1 for best consideration.

For complete job announcement, and to apply, go to

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof Osman Anderoglu (