Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

2864 22016
Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_PATINO [#22016, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Energy System Management
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Operations Research and Information Technology
Data Science
Computer Science
Data Analytics (more...)
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2022/07/01, listed until 2022/07/11)
Position Description:    

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The Nicholas School of the Environment, in partnership with the Energy Data Analytics Lab at Duke University, invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher.

The individual hired will join the multi-institutional team of the GRACE project funded by the U.S. ARPA-E program, working under the supervision of Professors D. Patino-Echeverri, K. Bradbury, D. Brown, J. Smith, and A. Conejo and in collaboration with the Energy Data Analytics Lab. The newly hired member will contribute to developing a computational tool to schedule and operate electric power plants and energy storage devices while considering the challenges posed by uncertainty on electricity demand, wind and solar resources, and the weather events on all grid components.

TERM The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for two more years, depending on performance and funding availability.

QUALIFICATIONS We encourage applications from individuals interested in using data analysis and optimization tools to improve electric power systems planning and operational processes to integrate renewable energy cost-effectively and reliably. Applicants should have a degree in operations research, data analytics, data science, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, math, or related fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience. They should be proficient in Julia and Python.

PROJECTED START DATE Newly hired individuals may work remotely or on a hybrid schedule until COVID concerns subside.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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