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Research Scientist

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Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Computer Science

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-31-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks to hire multiple Research Scientists and Research Associates to support the newly formed Link Lab. The incumbents are expected to perform one or more of the following activities: generate novel research, write proposals, work with multiple faculty members, build and maintain CPS systems and support the transfer of technology to Industry. Specific examples of research areas of particular interest to our program include, but are not limited to:
* Formal and model-based reasoning through all levels of design and operation
* Sensor design, including RF sensing, novel sensing devices, and application thereof
* RF and mixed-signal circuits
* Robotics, drones, and autonomous and connected vehicles
* Machine learning and signal processing as applied to cyber-physical systems
* Communications, and networking and applications to support the internet of things
* Cyber-Physical Systems with humans in the loop; human-automation interaction
* Smart Cities
* Smart and Connected Health
* Other areas related to Cyber-Physical Systems

To be considered for the Research Associate positions, candidates must have a PhD in an engineering field or science or, preferably in Computer Science and Engineering, or Electrical engineering. Research experience and significant implementation experience in one of the areas of interest to the Link Lab is strongly preferred. Proficient knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, database software, power point, statistics and other software used in scientific research analysis are required. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, willing to take the lead and work independently and as a team member. Ability to write and communicate clearly and complete research findings in the English language are a must.

To be considered for the Research Scientist positions, candidates must have a PhD in an engineering field or science or, preferably in Computer Science and/or Electrical engineering. Research experience, or previous post-doctoral work, or significant implementation experience in one of the areas of interest to the Link Lab is strongly preferred. Proficient knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, database software, power point, statistics and other software used in scientific research analysis are required. Previous experience with writing government, foundation and corporate grant proposals is preferred. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, willing to take the lead and work independently and as a team member. Ability to write and communicate clearly and complete research findings in the English language are a must.

For both positions, candidates must possess knowledge and advanced technical skills in computer systems, embedded systems, and/or robotics and proficiency with C/C++ and Python programming in Linux and machine learning and data is desirable but not required.

To apply for the Research Associate position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search job posting number 0621899. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

To apply for the Research Scientist position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search job posting number 0621900. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For additional information about the position or application process, please contact Deborah Rose [email protected]

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


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Posted: 10/28/2018
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