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Assistant Research Scientist

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To apply, candidates should combine into a single PDF document: a cover letter indicating the area of specialization, a detailed curriculum vita, a research statement, and names of at least three professional references. This file should then be submitted online at Questions related to the position maybe directed to the search committee chair, Dr. WenZhan Song ( Applications received by February 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Research Scientist
Posting Number 2016_00228F
Posting Type
Official Title
Working Title Assistant Research Scientist
Title Code
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

The College of Engineering ( at the University of Georgia seeks candidates for an Assistant Research Scientist position in Computer Engineering. We are interested in candidates in the areas of cyber-physical systems and security, fog/edge computing, big data analytics, distributed systems.

This Assistant Research Scientist will be expected to lead and build research in both analytical and experimental aspects related to cyber-physical systems, computing and security, while working closely with Dr. WenZhan Song, the holder of Georgia Power Mickey A. Brown Professorship in Engineering. The strategic research focus include, not limited to, smart grid informatics and security, power plant and grid infrastructure monitoring and protection, machinery health diagnostics and predictive analytics, subsurface imaging for geo-energy E&P, and robot swarm intelligence. We seek a passionate researcher who will bring and further build their own research activities and work collaboratively with existing research teams that respond to and inform regional, national, and international initiatives. Please see for more details about our research.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in Computer/Electrical Science/Engineering (or equivalent) by the date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/17/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents