Seeking Postdoctoral Scholar

EDITED: 9/5/18 – This position has been filled.

The Structural Materials in Extreme Environments in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has one opening for a postdoctoral scholar.  The primary research project will focus on chemical surface modification of structural alloys for improved environmental compatibility. The ideal candidate will have experience in phase and microstructure evolution in Fe-or Ni-based alloys, including advanced electron microscopy, mechanical characterization and familiarity with oxidation or corrosion. Other skill sets and experience will also be considered. Strong writing and communication skills are imperative. The position will also involve supervision of undergraduate researchers and significant interaction with academic and industrial collaborators.

Interested candidates should apply to Prof. Jessica Krogstad at  ( with the subject “Postdoc Position” attaching the following:

1)      Cover letter and identify in it a potential starting date.

2)      Complete curriculum vitae.

3)      A copy of a publication that is representative of the candidate’s previous research utilizing machine learning.

4)      A list of 3 references (includes name, affiliation, and e-mail).

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Position is available immediately.