Postdoctoral Research Fellow - School of Engineering and Technology

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow - School of Engineering and Technology
College/Unit College of Science and Engineering
Home Department School of Engineering and Technology
Employee Group Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 12 month
Position Classification Fixed-Term Faculty
Position Begin Date 01/04/2018
Position End Date 01/03/2019
Position Summary

Professor Anu Aggarwal is seeking a post doctoral research scientist in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Neuromorphic VLSI design and Computational Neuroscience. The initial appointment will be for 12 months, beginning on or around January, 2018 or September, 2018 (flexible). Responsibilities include performing experiments, organizing and analyzing data collected, working with students and principal investigators, writing research proposals/grants and peer-reviewed manuscripts, monitoring and management, and assisting in the coordination of research projects.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Neuroscience or closely related field. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the areas of Neuromorphic VLSI design and/or Computational Neuroscience is preferred.

Message to Applicants

You must submit an online application to be considered an applicant for this position.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The start date for this position is flexible and can be discussed with Dr. Aggarwal.

About the Department

The School of Engineering and Technology currently offers two ABET accredited engineering programs in electrical engineering (BSEE) and mechanical engineering (BSME), and initiated a computer engineering program in fall 2012. The School of Engineering and Technology presently has 25 full-time faculty members and also offers undergraduate majors in mechanical and industrial engineering technology, and construction management. The School also started an MS in engineering program in 2015. Courses are taught in an attractive 70,000 square foot engineering and technology building which houses more than twenty laboratories and support spaces. To learn more about the school, visit the school website.

Posting Begins 10/02/2017
Posting Ends
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Recruitment External
About CMU

Founded in 1892, Central Michigan University has evolved into a major, national university with nearly 27,000 students, approximately 50 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, top-ranked online programs, and nearly 215,000 alumni worldwide.
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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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