Research Associate in Computer Science

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-04
Req: R0020764

The Department of Computer Science is seeking diverse candidates for one or more Postdoctoral Research Associates to conduct research in computer architecture under the supervision of either Samira Khan or Kevin Skadron.

We are seeking candidates to perform cutting-edge research on computer architecture and systems as part of the UVA Center for Research on Intelligent Storage and Processing in Memory, CRISP (, in the areas of system support for emerging memory technologies, near-data processing, hardware accelerators, automata processing, and applications of these to network processing. The candidate is expected to lead their own research projects as well as mentoring and supervising PhD students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field by the time they take up the position. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record and experience with one or more of the following: computer architecture simulation tools, compiler development (e.g., LLVM), kernel programming, or FPGA programming. Additional experience in optimization for a data-intensive target application domain is beneficial but not required. The applicant should also possess good technical writing skills as evidenced by publication of papers in top computer science conferences.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply at and attach a cover letter indicating research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, a summary of your prior research experience and future research and career plans, and contact information for three references. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box. Make sure to upload all the documents to complete your application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2021 and the posting will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

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

For questions regarding this position, please contact Profs. Kevin Skadron,, or Samira Khan,

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

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

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, 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: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time