Temporary position, federal funds.  To begin approximately August 2015.  Training to be Performed: Participate in research projects related to renewable energy and smart-grid technology including modeling and analyzing the distribution system using technical software program, field data monitoring and analysis, and assessment of various operational approaches and technology deployments to effectively manage high penetration of renewable energy resources in the electricity grid.  Report research outcome and plans, organizes, and manages project related tasks associated with HNEI renewable energy and smart-grid technology projects.  Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.  General knowledge of energy systems and electric utility planning, operations, technology trends and business practices. Basic knowledge and understanding of the scientific and regulatory terms, federal and state laws, rules and regulations associated with grid technology and energy distribution.   Good written and oral communication skills.  Ability to conduct research under minimum supervision.  Stipend: $55,000 - $60,000 annual stipend.  To Apply: Submit statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three professional references.  Application Address: Personnel Officer, HNEI, 1680 East-West Road, POST 109, Honolulu, HI 96822 or ssugamot@hawaii.edu.  Selectee will be required to submit official transcripts at the time of hire.  Closing Date: April 24, 2015 with applications to be screened immediately.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Inquiries: Leon Roose at lroose@hawaii.edu

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