Post Doctorate Fellow at the Royal Military College of Canada - Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston Ontario

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Royal Military College of Canada

Kingston, Ontario K7L7B4


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The Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), established by an act of the Canadian Parliament in 1874, is a located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. RMCC has is a university with a long and distinguished history of academic as well as military excellence. Specifically, the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering has fully accredited Master’s and PhD programs and garners over $16,000,000 in annual research grants. The department has more than 100 research assistance/associates and over 50 graduate students (the majority of whom are non-military personal). Dr. E.C. Corcoran is an assistant professor in the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department at the RMCC. Her research is funded by the Canadian nuclear industry and focuses on nuclear fuel materials and advanced state-of-the-art dosimetry.

This advertisement seeks a Post Doctorate Fellow (PDF) with strong leadership and research skills to join Dr. Corcoran’s research group. The PDF would perform research on alternative brazing materials, stress corrosion cracking and a Mo-oxygen sensor for CANDU nuclear fuel. Also, the PDF would assist in the supervision Master’s and PhD research. The position needs to be filled as soon as possible.

• PhD in nuclear engineering, engineering physics, mechanical engineering, or chemical engineering is required.
• Publication in at least one peer-reviewed journal.

• Ability to contribute methods, analysis and illustrations to papers and grant proposals.
• Ability to read and critically evaluate scientific literature to incorporate new approaches into his/her work.
• Familiarity with the workings of general laboratory techniques.
• Ability to work independently and as a research team member.
• Demonstrated ability to supervise graduate students and work.
• Strong technical writing ability in English.
• Effective verbal communications in English. French language ability an asset.
• Comfortable with personal computers with experience using MS Office. Ability to use LABView, COMSOL and/or FACTSage an asset.
• Canadian Citizen or Canadian Permanent Resident an asset (please provide proof of citizenship).

Please send all applications by e-mail to

Keyword Phrases

  • Nuclear Fuel
  • Thermodynamics
  • Thermochemistry
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Phase equilibrium calculations
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: 1-5 years
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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