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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and names and complete contact information of three professional references, including email addresses and phone numbers. Candidates can obtain information about the department and its research programs, as well as more detail about the positions advertised at http://www.ece.ncsu.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Anticipated Hiring Range $50,000
Position Number 00106017
Work Schedule M-F
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 140401 - Electrical & Computer Engr.
Department 140401 - Electrical & Computer Engr.
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is seeking two postdoctoral research scholars within the Information Sciences area.

Good candidates are sought to conduct research in the broad area of Data Science, Signal Processing or machine learning with diverse applications, including Biomedical, Remote sensing, imaging and other unstructured data applications. A solid theoretical background is also desirable for formulating applied problems with a principled computational approach to a solution. Geometric reasoning about data towards an optimal target solution is one example. The candidate is expected to work closely with the PI, as well as with the students in related projects leading to publications in reputable journals Occasional activity in proposal generation may be needed.

Other Work/Responsibilities

NA

Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills

PhD required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

A background in biology is preferred. PhD candidates with a creative bend and computational outlook will be considered.

Required License or Certification

NA

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and names and complete contact information of three professional references, including email addresses and phone numbers.

Candidates can obtain information about the department and its research programs, as well as more detail about the positions advertised at http://www.ece.ncsu.edu.

Job Open Date 12/14/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
12/27/2016
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2017
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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Supplemental Question

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents