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Specialist - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 9th, 2019

Last review date: Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department has an opening for an exceptional, motivated, outstanding, and organized applicant to work on cutting edge and multidisciplinary projects within a team of computer engineers/scientists.
The projects are in the areas of Circuit and Devices, Power Systems, and Computer Engineering including parallel computing, heterogeneous computer architectures, runtime systems, etc.

• MS / PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or any other related field of study.
• Experience in a few of the following areas: Compilers, high-level programming languages, parallel computer architectures, parallel computing and supercomputing, parallel and distributed systems, software and hardware co design, machine learning, etc.
• Proficiency and experience in academic writing.
• A track record of high-quality publications in their field of research.

Responsibilities: The specialist in this position will work as part of a team/independently to conduct research. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Plan and conduct research as needed.
• Pursue research goals with routine consultation.
• Set up major equipment as needed.
• Prepare professional weekly presentations, monthly reports, and final publications.
• Engage in collaborative work with peers to achieve research objectives.
• Assist with grant applications as needed.
• Coordinate activities with other members of the lab and with other collaborators.
• Help students as needed.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

Qualified candidates should send curriculum vitae along with the names and addresses of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL to submit the material requested: for application instructions under “Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.”

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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