Post-Doctoral Research Associate
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Post-Doctoral Research AssociateDepartment:
Durham School of Arch Engr & Const-4975Requisition Number:
F_220010Posting Open Date:
01/24/2022Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
02/25/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
Seeking a postdoc to use traditional machine learning training algorithms such as Back-Propagation to design and train a network of MEMS to perform classification tasks. A sample of a previous classification task is explained in this recent publication by the group for activity recognition: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fdgth.2021.731076/full . Seeking highly motivated candidates who are interested in machine learning neuromorphic computing. The Alsaleem group investigates the novel use of the microelectromechanical system (MEMS) for computing purposes. This work is supported by multiple funding agencies, including NSF.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
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- A recent Ph.D. degree (or expected soon) in computer engineering, mechatronics engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field. Completion of a Ph.D. is required prior to the start of work.
- A strong record in conducting high-quality research.
- Good communication skills.
- Ability to work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects.
- Expertise in recurrent neural networks, nonlinear dynamic modeling of MEMS devices, and Matlab and/or Python programming language.
NoHow to Apply:
Click “Apply for this Job" and complete the information form. Attach the following documents:
- Cover letter.
- Your CV.
- List of references.
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
Full-Time TemporaryPosition funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
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