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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Multiple Positions)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Multiple Positions)
Department Electrical and Computer Engr (2303)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate position in wireless networking, communications, and security, with emphasis on one or more of the following themes: Physical-layer security, MIMO-based friendly jamming, rendezvous and network discovery, coexistence and spectrum sharing among heterogeneous systems, dynamic frequency hopping systems, game theoretic resource allocation, and full-duplex wireless communications.

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

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Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct independent research related to the above topics, under the guidance of the project PI; mentor and collaborate with graduate students; write technical papers and reports; participate in funding activities (proposal preparation, progress reports, etc.).

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in EE, CS, or related discipline.
  • Publications in competitive journals and conferences related to technical themes above.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience writing grant proposals.
  • Prior experience supervising graduate students.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Postdoctoral Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P20199
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Marwan Krunz
Kenneth VonBehren Endowed Professor
Site Co-Director, NSF BWAC Center
The University of Arizona
1230 E. Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel. (520) 621-8731

Open Date 05/19/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 05/31/2016
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a PhD in EE, CS, or related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents