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Postdoctoral Research Associate I

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As part of your application, you will be required to provide transcripts of all graduate course work and contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Position Details

Position Information

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

Seeking highly motivated individuals to work in the area of automotive radar related to signal processing and algorithm development. The post-doc will conduct research and development on the automotive radar. In the course of this research, he/she will develop expertise in radar signal processing techniques, including interference mitigation and adaptive sensing technique. In addition, integration of novel radar algorithms will be carried out in collaboration with other team members.

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Duties & Responsibilities

The job requires analyzing and interpreting data as well as participating in the writing of manuscripts and presentations.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in university lecturing work and college student development.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications are invited from persons who will complete their doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering prior to the job start date.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctorate with experience in RF interference, radar waveform, and phased array is preferred.

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 $47,659 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P20338
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 03/13/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Siyang Cao
caos@email.arizona.edu
520-621

Open Date 02/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/09/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

As part of your application, you will be required to provide transcripts of all graduate course work and contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • 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 doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering; OR, will you prior to the job start date?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

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