Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Computer Science

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-16-2018

Posting Summary:
The Center for Research on Intelligent Storage and Processing in Memory within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a postdoctoral research associate, for a term of up to three years, to pursue and support research on hardware, software, and applications driving the state of the art in memory and storage systems. The candidate will join a team of multiple faculty and a large group of PhD students working in this area, spanning the departments of Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering. The incumbent will report to Prof. Kevin Skadron, but will have the opportunity to collaborate broadly, and will also have opportunities to help in leadership of the Center.
The responsibilities of this position consist of leading and publishing an independent research project, helping advise other graduate students in the Center, helping prepare technical presentations, reports, and proposals, and identifying/leading new research opportunities. In helping coordinate center-wide activities, the research associate will have guidance and support from Prof. Skadron, as well as support of the Center staff.

The successful candidate will have a strong research record in computer architecture relevant to memory or storage systems, be self-directed, exhibit leadership skills, select appropriate research problems and techniques, exhibit strong writing and communication skills, be able to mentor graduate students, and be able to work with other teams.

The candidate must have completed all requirements for a PhD by the start date for the position. The start date is flexible.

To apply, visit and search for posting 0623071. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page letter of research interest, and contact information for three professional references.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Kevin Skadron at [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

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Posted: 4/17/2018
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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