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 Engineer/Scientist, Senior Research Engineer/Scientist, or Principal Research Engineer/Scientist- Illinois Microreactor RD&D Center 

NPRE currently has an opening for a research engineer/scientist in the newly established Illinois Microreactor RD&D Center. The Illinois Microreactor RD&D Center at The Grainger College of Engineering  is a collaboration of faculty, staff, and students working on advancing the market readiness of microreactors. Current research activities in the Center include microreactor modeling and simulation, siting analysis, market analysis, instrumentation, operations and reactor control, licensing, and policy. 


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.