Complex Engineered Systems Lab, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering The University of Akron, Akron OH 44325-‐3904 http://cesl.uakron.edu
Open Positions: Postdoctoral Researcher & Ph.D. Student(s)
We are looking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to work in the general area of large-‐scale, loosely coupled, networked systems. This researcher will support a new multi-‐disciplinary project in Personalized Wellness Management funded by the National Science Foundation. Successful applicants are expected to have outstanding systems thinking skills, programming skills (preferably Java), prior experience in data modeling and analytics, and a keen desire to explore networked embedded systems. A Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely aligned area with an emphasis on algorithms and modeling is required. Successful applicants must also have excellent written and oral communication skills since the position involves significant interaction with industry, academic and community stake holders across multiple disciplines. This position is funded for up to four years. This is a full-‐time position that offers full university benefits, paid vacation time and scheduled holidays. The appointment will be renewed annually contingent on performance and research outcomes. We aim to successfully mentor the postdoctoral researcher into a mature career trajectory. Interested applicants may contact Prof. S. Sastry via email: ssastry AT uakron DOT edu and provide: (1) Current CV, (2) Copies of two most recent papers, (3) Unofficial copies of transcripts, (4) Statement of Interest, and (5) Names of three references and why you have included them as a reference. The position is open immediately and will remain open until filled.
Applications are invited from outstanding graduate students seeking to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering with an emphasis on large-‐scale, loosely coupled, networked systems. This position involves work on a major multi-‐disciplinary project. Successful applicants must have outstanding programming skills, excellent analytical skills, and must have obtained a Master’s degree from a reputable institution. Good grades in undergraduate and graduate study, GRE and TOEFL scores, and names of five references are required. Please provide the names of the five references and we will solicit reference letters directly from them when it is necessary. Students expecting to start their studies in Spring, Summer or Fall 2013 are requested to contact Prof. S. Sastry via email: ssastry AT uakron DOT edu with the following: (1) Current CV, (2) Copies of unofficial transcripts, (3) Statement of Interest, and (4) Names of three references and why you have included them as a reference.