Post-Doctoral Scientist

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  • Washington DC
  • $53,019-68,275 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
GWU's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) provides leading edge programs in electrical and computer engineering as well as fostering leadership in a global information society with an advanced state of knowledge. The department is currently seeking a Post-Doctoral Scientist for the High Performance Computing Architecture and Technologies (HPCAT) Lab (, directed by Dr. Ahmed Louri.

This position is primarily a temporary/training position in which the incumbent plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research by using quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, analyze and report data activities. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers.

Specific duties for the position include:

The use of machine learning techniques for designing energy-efficient, reliable and secure multicore architectures.

Design of scalable accelerator-rich reconfigurable heterogeneous architectures.

Exploration of emerging interconnect technologies (photonic, wireless, RF, hybrid) for network-on-chips (NoCs) & embedded systems.

Design of accelerators for convolutional neural networks (CNNs), deep neural networks (DNNs), Graph neural networks.

Design of approximate communication systems for parallel computing.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Doctoral degree in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or related discipline and whose research focus is on the mainstream computer architecture and parallel processing.

Experience as well as publications in leading conferences and journals on computer architecture.
Typical Hiring Range $53019 - $68275

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Family Research and Labs
Sub-Family Laboratory Research
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30-5:00
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Telework: Yes
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R001144
Job Open Date: 10/26/2020
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: 10/26/2021
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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