Post Doctoral Scientist

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Job Description Summary:

GW’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) provides leading edge programs in electrical and computer engineering in order to provide leadership in a rapidly evolving global information society in the service of humanity and to advance the state of knowledge in our disciplines by actively pursuing scholarly research for publication and dissemination. The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer, electrical, and telecommunications engineering. The Department also offers a Certification in High-Performance Computing. Additional information on ECE can be found at

ECE is searching for a full-time Post-Doctoral Scientist that will report directly to the Principal Investigator (PI).

Duties will include:

Conducting research on the next generation computing chips to push the performance limits of optoelectronic devices to the limit by scaling and novel physical material-based effects, and technology hybridization.

Leading research papers and coordinates research proposal writing and reports

Supervises research assistants/students and present research in the area of high-performance heterogeneous computing and future processor architectures.

Prototyping posMoore’s law processors using Field Programmable Gate Arrays and modeling/evaluating their performance as well as area and power requirements.

Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Applicant will have a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or in a related discipline

Working knowledge of reconfigurable computing and understanding of computer systems


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9-5 Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000512 Job Open Date: 04/02/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: 03/31/2019 Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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      Job No:
      Posted: 11/28/2018
      Application Due: 1/8/2019
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