Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks candidates for a Research Associate with experience in the areas of (i) optical wireless communication design and analysis (ii) modulation and coding for fiber and wireless optical communication systems (iii) simulation and modeling of visible light communication systems. The incumbent will work with a group of graduate and undergraduate students to support the research project. Preference will be given to candidates who also have experience mentoring students. Candidates must have a PhD in electrical engineering by the appointment start date.
This is a six month appointment; however, appointments may be renewed for additional six-month increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
To apply submit a candidate profile on-line at Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu) and search for posting number 0622285. Submit a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position advertised above, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, and a list of three professional references which includes their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses. Review of applications will begin on Dec 18, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Prof. Maite Brandt-Pearce: email@example.com.
With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.