Research Assistant Professor

Tucson, AZ
Feb 13, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Electrical and Computer Engr

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Medical Sub-Speciality:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The College of Electrical and Computer Engineering is recruiting for a Research Assistant Professor

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

Conduct research on AI and machine learning techniques for signal classification and detection, including deep neural networks, RNNs, LSTMs, reinforcement learning, transfer learning, federated learning, and signal intelligence. Participate with other researchers in the study of communications protocols for wireless systems below 6 GHz (e.g., Wi-Fi, LTE, 5G) and/or millimeter-wave bands (5G mmWave). Investigate sensing algorithms for waveform detection, including cooperative and cyclo-stationarity based sensing techniques. Assist in writing reports and grant proposals. Participate in meetings with industry sponsors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in EE/ECE/CS or a related discipline by the start date; experience with machine learning for communication systems; 2 journal publications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in experimental wireless research (e.g., LabView, GNU radio)
  • Prior involvement in funded research projects

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Tenure Information:

Non-Career-Track (NTE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$70,000 - $80,000 DOE

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Prof. Marwan Krunz
[email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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