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Postdoctoral Scholar-Balsells

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 22nd, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Aug 22, 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: Tuesday, Jun 30, 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.


Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at The University of California at Irvine (UCI), and the Balsells Fellowship Program invite applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar. A Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science from a major research university is required. Applicants should also have knowledge in one or both of the following areas:
Embedded Systems/Hardware design
Designing, analyzing and integrating multi modal sensor systems into functional mobile systems. Sensors types will include acoustic, chemical, image (visible and infrared), motion (e.g. accelerometers) and geo-location. The candidate with functional experience in semiconductor fabrication electronics packaging as well as other fabrication technologies such as 3D printing and/or CNC machining is a plus. Applicants with knowledge of machine learning applications would be fantastic.
Software Programming and Engineering
Developing and deploying distributed computing applications for data processing. The candidate will have demonstrated experience in various programming languages (e.g. Python, Java, etc.) for deployment into environments ranging from HPC clusters to mobile edge devices. Demonstrated experience or knowledge working with machine learning platforms like IBM Watson and TensorFlow to create deployable applications would also be very helpful.
Applications Materials
a) Research Statement
b) Curriculum Vitae
c) Publication Record
d) Proof of Doctoral Degree
e) Balsells award Letter
f) 2 reference letters

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


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required