Graduate Openings

Current openings for graduate researchers

Graduate research assistants in ARFC are PhD or masters students enrolled at UofI, typically in the NPRE department. These students can be supported to conduct research that advances a dissertation or thesis project that is in synergy with the mission of the research group as a whole.
Graduate Research Assistant in Fuel Cycle Simulation

Graduate Research Assistant in Fuel Cycle Simulation

Start Date: August 16, 2016

Required Skills: acceptance into the NPRE graduate program, interest in fuel cycle analysis, competency in some programming language.

Desired Skills: C++, python, git, statistics, machine learning

The candidate will design and conduct validation cases, code-to-code comparison simulations and key transition scenarios in the Cyclus framework to demonstrate and improve upon predictive algorithms for deployment of nuclear facilities and materials. We will seek to improve upon and demonstrate the mathematical methods implemented by collaborators at the University of South Carolina in the context of advanced nuclear fuel cycle transitions. Graduate research assistants in ARFC are PhD or masters students enrolled at UofI, typically in the NPRE department. These students can be supported to conduct research that advances a dissertation or thesis project that is in synergy with the mission of the research group as a whole.



Graduate Research Assistant - General

Graduate Research Assistant - General

Start Date: TBD

Required Skills: TBD

Desired Skills: TBD

Graduate research assistants in ARFC are PhD or masters students enrolled at UofI, typically in the NPRE department. These students can be supported to conduct research that advances a dissertation or thesis project that is in synergy with the mission of the research group as a whole.