The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a postdoctoral research associate to support the research in the lab of Professor Nikolaos Sidiropoulos. We are looking for a scientist specializing in modeling and optimization for signal processing and machine learning.
The research associate will work on community detection and graph mining research projects funded by ARO and NSF. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research, mentoring and day-to-day advising graduate students on their research, participating in research proposal brainstorming, organization, preparation, and writing, and writing publications and project reports. Very strong mathematical modeling, algorithm development, and analysis skills are essential; good English language and writing skills are important as well. All these skills will naturally be further developed under the mentorship of the scholar's postdoctoral mentor. The successful candidate should be self-motivated, goal-driven, seeking to learn new mathematical tools and application areas, and keen on pursuing a successful research career in academia or industry.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Industrial Engineering / Operations Research by the appointment start date. A strong background in linear algebra, optimization, and signal processing and/or machine learning is expected, along with a strong publication record.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For additional information about the position, please contact Nikolaos Sidiropoulos, Professor, at email@example.com.
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.
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