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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number P18043
Open Date 11/29/2017
Close Date
Benefits Eligible Yes
Position Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rice University has two immediate openings for Postdoctoral Researchers. A group of faculties at Rice are working towards creating new technologies for next-generation Internet-of-Things. To drive this research forward, we are looking for highly motivated and qualified postdoctoral fellows with strong circuit background and successful tape-out experiences. The successful applicants will:
- Assume a lead role in developing and testing next-generation sensing systems embedded with machine learning algorithms.

- Collaborate with PhD students, faculties and collaborators from Rice and leading industry companies.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
Concentration / Degree Type

Electrical or computer engineering.

Education Preferred
Experience Required 5 years
Type of Experience

Research experience (student laboratory experience will qualify).

Experience Preferred
Skills Required

- Strong background in microelectronics and analog/mixed-signal integrated circuit design.

- Common knowledge in machine learning algorithms and sensing systems is a plus.

- Hands-on experience in ASIC design in 90nm or more advanced CMOS technologies.

- Familiar with digital VLSI and analog/mixed signal IC design flow, proficient in EDA tools for design, simulation, layout, and verification.

- Successfully tape-out experiences with tracked records.

- Proficient in common computer programming languages (e.g., Matlab, C/C++, python).

Skills Preferred
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).

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/12418

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Postdoc Research
Description of Job Duty

- Assume a lead role in developing and testing next-generation sensing systems embedded with machine learning algorithms, collaborating with Ph.D. students, faculties and collaborators from Rice and leading industry companies.

- Propose innovative ideas for energy-efficient sensing systems embedded with machine learning algorithms, implement them in hardware and evaluate them via live demos.

Percentage of Time 90
Job Duty Name Research Support
Description of Job Duty

- Collaborate with Ph.D. students, faculties and collaborators from Rice and leading industry companies.

Percentage of Time 10

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five or more years of research experience? (student laboratory experience will qualify)
    • Yes
    • No