Ezra Postdoctoral Associate in Energy Systems Engineering

The Ezra Systems Scholars Initiative invites applications for multiple Postdoctoral Associate positions in the specialized field of Energy Systems Engineering.

This opportunity is based in Ithaca, New York, where successful candidates will engage in full-time research under the primary mentorship of Dr. Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in Energy Systems Engineering, in collaboration with relevant faculty in the Systems Field. We welcome candidates with experience and interests in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Energy systems decarbonization
  • Smart energy systems
  • Climate mitigation strategies
  • Life cycle analysis/optimization of energy systems
  • Integrated assessment models of energy systems
  • Industrial ecology of energy systems

Application Requirements

To apply, please use this application link to submit the following materials.

  • Cover Letter: Introduce yourself and explain why you are interested in this position
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): Include a complete list of publications.
  • References: Provide contact information for three references.
  • Research Plan: Briefly review your previous work and provide a detailed future research plan and career goals (up to 10 pages, single-spaced).

Join Us

This position represents a unique opportunity to advance your research career in energy systems engineering at a leading institution, under the guidance of esteemed faculty. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We encourage interested candidates to apply early. The start date is flexible, accommodating the availability of the successful candidate. Salary conforms to the Cornell University standard. 

EEO/AA Policy

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.