Postdoctoral Research Associate (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Job title: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

$56484 – 60000 per year

Company: University of Arizona

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Job description: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Posting Number req17850
Department Electrical and Computer Engr
Department Website Link
Location Main Campus
Address Tucson, AZ USA
Position Highlights The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the University of Arizona, seeks a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate with expertise in cybersecurity with a focus on secure hardware architectures, microelectronic supply chain, reliable VLSI design, hardware Trojans, hardware counterfeiting, anomaly and failure detection, and security-aware custom computing.The successful candidate will participate in research in The Systems and Security Lab (S&S) directed by Dr. Pratik Satam in the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department and Privacy-Preserving, Intelligent, and Secure Computing (PRISM) lab directed by Dr. Soheil Salehi in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.The position is full-time and on-site at the University of Arizona in Tucson.This is a year-to-year appointment, contingent upon funding and performance.Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please .
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform novel research while collaborating in ongoing research on cybersecurity, education, and workforce development in the Systems and Security Lab (S&S) and Privacy-Preserving, Intelligent, and Secure Computing (PRISM) lab.
  • Supervise and manage on-going projects, equipment, and testbeds in the Systems and Security Lab (S&S) and Privacy-Preserving, Intelligent, and Secure Computing (PRISM) lab.
  • Assist in developing curriculum and training courses on cybersecurity (and related topics) including, Secure VLSI design, Embedded System, Cloud Security, and Machine Learning.
  • Plan, organizes, conducts and monitors project protocols.
  • Assist or write proposals, enabling innovative research projects with Drs. Satam and Salehi.
  • Development of independent research.
  • Mentor students in the Systems and Security Lab (S&S) and Privacy-Preserving, Intelligent, and Secure Computing (PRISM) labs.
  • Preparation and delivery of research presentations at internal and local meetings as well as national and international conferences.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have knowledge of VHDL, VerilogHDL, SystemVerilog, Xilinx (ISE, Vivado, Vivado HLS, SDK), Intel FPGA (Modelsim), Synopsys (Design Compiler, DFT compiler, HSIM, HSPICE), Cadence (SoC/IC Encounter), CodeVisionAVR, Altium Designer (PCB), MaxPlus, Tanner Tools Pro (L-edit).
  • Must have strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to conduct independent research, data management, analysis and interpretation.
  • Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering or related field. The selected candidate must have a conferred Ph.D. upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum one (1) year research experience in Cybersecurity, Distributed Computing, Machine Learning.
  • Writing experience for publication of articles in scientific research journals.

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.00
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes – Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $56,484 – $60,000 (DOE)
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date 6/24/2024
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Dr. Soheil Salehi:
Open Date 10/9/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant Please provide the following documents:1. Cover Letter highlighting their relevant experience and research interests,
2. A Curriculum Vitae,
3. Copy of 1 publication (uploaded into the “Additional document” slot).
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Location: Tucson, AZ

Job date: Fri, 03 May 2024 02:05:01 GMT

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