Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-22
Req: R0005406

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. We are seeking a qualified candidate with expertise in semiconductor device physics to support a number of research initiatives at the University of Virginia.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or other field related to optoelectronic device technology. The candidate should have experience with design, fabrication, and characterization of optoelectronic devices, with preference for knowledge of photodetectors. Strong candidates should also have familiarity with the operation of characterization equipment including semiconductor lasers, fiber optics, high-speed electronics, and spectrum analyzers

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on May 2, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. 

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

For questions regarding this position, please contact Joe Campbell, Professor, at [email protected] 

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

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

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: 4/23/2019
Application Due: 11/6/2019
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