The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama invites qualified candidates for a non-tenure track research position within the Remote Sensing Center.
Job Summary: Senior Research Personnel conduct research with various faculty members on a variety of projects. Research is supported from contracts and grants awarded for specific time periods. Positions are non-tenure earning staff positions, and may vary in duration, depending on the conditions of the research contract, grant, or project.
Additional Department Summary: This is an open submission process for all persons applying for a research position within the College at The University of Alabama. Persons holding these positions are to conduct research with various faculty members on a variety of projects. The successful candidate will help the Remote Sensing Center develop sensors for measurements for snow, soil moisture, ice and rivers, participate and support field campaigns to collect data. Positions are non-tenure earning staff positions. The University of Alabama seeks applications for Assistant, Associate, and Research Personnel Candidates to work in the Remote Sensing Center with background and experience in the areas of either high-speed digital design and/or radar signal processing, or related areas. Desired focus areas include: Digital Hardware and Systems Architecture, Signal Processing, Big Data, and Aerospace Applications. Successful candidates are expected to develop and sustain sponsored research programs and seek and obtain external funding to partially support the specific research program within the College.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: The rank of Assistant Research Personnel requires a Master’s degree in one or more specialized fields within the College or a closely related field. The ranks of Associate Research and Sr Research Personnel require a Ph.D. degree in one or more specialized fields within the College or a closely related field. Ability to develop and sustain a high quality externally funded research program. Effective communication skills.
Skills and Knowledge: Expertise in remote sensing systems and their applications. Expertise in programming systems. Expertise in using engineering drawing programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Proven record in funded research. Demonstrated ability of working in a multidisciplinary environment.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.
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