Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Ready to move your career forward with one of the top-ten educational programs in nuclear engineering in the country? Apply for one of our open positions today. Check this page regularly for new opportunities and updates.

Current Openings

Research Scientist Search  

The Laboratory of Computational Plasma Physics (LCPP) in NPRE seeks applicants for a part-time Research Scientist. The position works closely with the LCPP Director in the field of 3D computational modeling of Radio-Frequency antennas for Ion Cyclotron Resonance Heating (ICRH) in Nuclear Fusion applications.

Open Rank Faculty Search  

The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions. Qualified candidates at all ranks will be considered, but those at the Assistant Professor level are especially encouraged to apply. Primary target areas of interest are nuclear power, nuclear materials, and radiological applications. In addition to these areas, exceptional applicants in all areas relevant to the department will be considered.

Teaching Faculty in Energy Systems (Open Rank)  

NPRE currently has an opening for full-time teaching position (Open Rank) to teach advanced courses that support the interdisciplinary Master of Engineering in Energy Systems (MEngES) degree and the graduate certificate in Energy and Sustainability Engineering (https://ease.illinois.edu), both of which attract students from all fields of engineering and from other disciplines related to energy and sustainability.   

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Graduate Students

For other graduate student positions open within NPRE, please contact a faculty member in whose research you are interested, or contact Becky Meline, Coordinator of Academic Programs.