Postdoctoral Fellow - 522609 at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Posted in Other 8 days ago.





Job Description:


Pay Grade/Pay Range: Minimum: $48,600 - Midpoint: $60,800 (Salaried E7)



Department/Organization: 214251 - Electrical and Computer Eng



Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm



Job Summary: The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the PhD or other doctoral degree under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee.



Additional Department Summary: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral position. This position is available to individuals with research interests in applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to wearable sensor data for nutrition research. Publishes results in academic journals. Participates in grant proposal preparation. Conducts research under the supervision of Dr. Edward Sazonov. The initial appointment is for a period of one year. The review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Required Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate. Additional qualifications based on assignment.



Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree in terminal degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field.


Candidates will need to have completed their Ph.D. or have it completed by the start of employment. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and include at least two references in the reference section of the application. Please upload additional documents to the "other documents" tab as needed.



Skills and Knowledge: Good verbal and written English communication skills. Ability to work independently work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team. Extensive practical experience and strong foundation in machine learning and deep learning (Python, TensorFlow or Pytorch). Experience with image processing / computer vision. Experience with cloud computing, cloud development ecosystem. Familiarity with regression analysis and statistical techniques. Familiarity with biomedical signals and signal processing.



Preferred Qualifications: Experience with microcontrollers and edge computing.



Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.



Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster


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