Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-12
Req: R0005035

The Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seek to hire a postdoctoral research associate to support the faculty and students in the CPS Link Lab

The incumbent is expected to perform one or more of the following activities: generate novel research, contribute to writing papers and proposals, build and maintain CPS testbeds and systems, and mentor graduate students. Specific research area is Medical Cyber-Physical Systems.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and/or Computer Engineering by the start date. Proficient knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, database software, power point, statistics and other software used in scientific research analysis are required. Research experience and significant implementation experience in Medical Cyber-Physical Systems is strongly preferred. Proficiency with C/C++ and Python programming in Linux and machine learning and data science is desirable. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, willing to take the lead and work independently and as a team member is required. Ability to write and communicate clearly and complete research findings in the English language are also required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply online at  and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on April 31, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. 

This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For additional information about the position, please contact Homa Alemzadeh, Assistant Professor, at   [email protected] or Lu Feng, Assistant Professor, at [email protected]

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected].

For information about the Link Lab go to

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/16/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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