Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-21-2016

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks candidates for a Research Associate position with experience in optical communications and networking to support a research initiative in the Charles L. Brown Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is appointed annually and renewed for additional one-year increments up to three years, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related area focused on theory, modeling, and simulation of optical communication systems by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with physical layer issues as they relate to long-haul optical fiber networks.

To apply, visit and search on posting number 0619012. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position advertised above, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and a list of three professional references that includes their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses.

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Maite Brandt-Pearce ( For a short description of existing projects and publications within the Optical Multiuser/Multichannel Communications Lab, visit

The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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