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Posted Positions:

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering:

Assistant Research Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University in Durham, NC, is searching for an Assistant Research Professor (non-tenure track) in the area of image and video processing. The candidate has to have a PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with at least 2 years of post-PhD independent research activities.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience, in the form of publications and or openly recognized products, in the areas of face recognition, emotion analysis, deep learning, random forests, sparse modeling, and subspace modeling.

The candidate needs also to have experience in supervising graduate students.

Only candidates with demonstrated experience in ALL these areas should apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter (email, address, and phone number must be included) describing their interests and qualifications and a curriculum vitae along with the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of five references electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo?job-7195

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Assistant Research Faculty

The Duke University Pratt School of Engineering is seeking out exceptional scholars/engineers/teachers for an Assistant Research Faculty position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Applications are particularly invited from candidates who will build research strength in the areas of signal processing, image and video processing, machine learning and information processing. Candidates should have a background in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, computer vision, statistical signal processing, and applications of these techniques. Strong candidates will have experience applying such techniques to real-world applications involving radar, acoustic, hyperspectral, and other sensing systems.
 
Successful candidates will also have an outstanding track record of both written and oral communication, with preference to candidates who have directly briefed research sponsors. Evidence of significant mentoring capabilities are also sought. Of particular interest is experience with applications in subsurface sensing and subsurface object detection.
 
Successful candidates are expected to have an established research record, be capable of obtaining competitive external research funding, and actively participate in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should submit a cover letter (email, address, and phone number must be included)describing their interests and qualifications and a curriculum vitae along with the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of five references electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6943.
 
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Associate in Research

Requirements: 

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a background in physics, mechanical engineering and/or electrical engineering. Candidates with expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Familiarity with academic research environments and supply needs.
  • Equipment ordering/maintenance/trouble-shooting.
  • Research program support.
  • Laboratory space management.

The candidate will manage the day-to-day supply and facility needs of the laboratory. The candidate will be responsible for equipment ordering, maintenance, and general logistic troubleshooting. The candidate will assist in operation of circuit prototyping equipment, 3D printing facilities, and support experimental efforts in general.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to: margo.ginsberg@duke.edu. Please note the position “Lab Technician” in the subject line.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications