Call for Applications:
Dartmouth College, Post-Doctorate or Visiting Researcher,
focusing on sustainable design.
Build your career to build a better world.
Recent PhDs, star Masters, and professionals wishing to build your expertise and delve into research in sustainable design engineering are invited to apply to for a post-doctorate (or visiting researcher position, for those without PhDs) in Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering.
Two funded positions are available, paying a moderate stipend. The research projects will be:
– Improving sustainable product design methods by researching what designers and engineers value in them, and how they can act as innovation tools. Including integrating life-cycle assessment into product design process. (Strong design / needfinding skills, or LCA skills, wanted)– Inventing new materials and/or technologies for sustainable 3D printing of compostable biomaterials that enable low-energy printing processes. Special emphasis on achieving low cost and high mechanical strength while maintaining compostability. (Hands-on experience 3D printing alternative materials wanted; ideally also material science or chemistry background.)
To apply, submit a résumé and letter of interest to Jeremy.Faludi@dartmouth.edu, the professor who will hire and advise the researcher. Describe your particular interest and/or expertise in your letter. Non-traditional students encouraged.
Deadline for applications is April 5.
Start date is September (negotiable).
Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering offers unique advantages for research: Its systems-oriented department and resources for entrepreneurs encourage not just technical expertise, but industry leadership. There are no discipline divisions, making exposure to different skills and ideas inevitable. Its small size (~300 students) provides you greater access to faculty and individualized attention. Its ivy-league resources, faculty, and networks help maximize the realization of your potential.