Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks candidates for a Research Associate position with experience in optical communications and networking to support a research initiative in the Charles L. Brown Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is appointed annually and renewed for additional one-year increments up to three years, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related area focused on theory, modeling, and simulation of optical communication systems by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with physical layer issues as they relate to long-haul optical fiber networks.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0619012. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position advertised above, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and a list of three professional references that includes their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses.
Review of applications will begin July 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Maite Brandt-Pearce (firstname.lastname@example.org). For a short description of existing projects and publications within the Optical Multiuser/Multichannel Communications Lab, visit http://www.ece.virginia.edu/~optcom/research.htm.
The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.