Post Doctorate Research Fellow

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

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Position Information: Description

The Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) at the University of North Dakota (UND) seeks a Post Doctoral Research Fellow to support system design and development with a focus on Augmented Reality. 

Duties & Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will execute research tasks, including completion of literature reviews; collection, processing, and analyzing data; collecting field data; and simulating systems.The successful candidate will produce reports and presentations and present them as required.The successful candidate will mentor students, as required.The successful candidate will support RIAS outreach, including participation in outreach events, as required
Required Competencies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and students.
Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related field such as Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to federal government contract(s)
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with unmanned/autonomous systems
  • Experience with human machine teaming
  • Experience with machine learning.
  • Experience with visualization and augmented reality.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

Commensurate with experience, Exempt, Full-Time, 12-month, Benefited

Work Schedule/Start Date

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by February 11, 2022 and include the following materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Professional visa or resume
  • Copies of all college transcripts, unofficial copies are acceptable.
  • Contact information for three references who can attest to candidate's qualifications for this position.

Questions can be directed to the Executive Director of RIAS, Dr. Mark Askelson, at [email protected].

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three or more finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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