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DSP Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title DSP Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number P17075
Open Date 04/13/2017
Close Date
Benefits Eligible Yes
Position Summary

This position requires taking a leadership role in research and development in support of computational signal processing and machine learning. The research and development focuses on robust inference algorithms for compressive sensing, dictionary learning, and learning analytics.

Additional duties include writing papers that describe the results of research, assist with supervising graduate students working on related problems, helping prepare deliverables associated with external research support, helping prepare reports to research sponsors, working closely with external partners on research and deployment of technologies that are the subject of this research, and helping prepare proposals to solicit external research funding.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
Concentration / Degree Type

Electrical and computer engineering, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or related field.

Education Preferred
Experience Required 5 years
Type of Experience

Experience conducting research and preparing publications and presentations.

Experience Preferred
Skills Required

Familiarity with developing and analyzing new signal and image processing and machine learning tools.

Skills Preferred

Coding in Matlab, Python, or similar environment.

Physical Demands

Should be able to lift up to 25 pounds (moving computers and other related equipment). Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours). Must be able to work with chemicals (wet-bench work), and class-IV lasers.

Working Conditions

Monday through Friday, flexible hours during normal 40 hour work week. May require weekend/evening work and travel.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/10178

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Scientific Research
Description of Job Duty

- Research and development focused on sparse and image signal processing and machine learning.
- Documenting the findings for conference presentations, journal publications and reports to research sponsors.
- Assisting in the preparation of deliverables associated with external research support and preparing reports to research sponsors.
- Working closely with external partners on research and deployment of technologies that are the subject of this research.

Percentage of Time 60
Job Duty Name Mentoring
Description of Job Duty

- Mentoring graduate and undergraduate student research.

Percentage of Time 20
Job Duty Name Proposal Writing
Description of Job Duty

- Writing proposals to obtain research funding.

Percentage of Time 10
Job Duty Name Travel
Description of Job Duty

- Attending scientific conferences, making presentations, and collaborating with researchers at other institutions.

Percentage of Time 10

Applicant Documents

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five or more years experience conducting research and preparing publications and presentations?
    • Yes
    • No