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Postdoctoral Position at Villanova/ARL in Machine Learning and Dynamics
Villanova University

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Position at Villanova/ARL in Machine Learning and Dynamics
University Villanova University More About This Institution...
Villanova (Philadelphia suburbs), PA, United States
Department Villanova Center for Analytics of Dynamic Systems (VCADS) More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering

Our research team has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow to participate in an exciting collaborative project between Army Research Laboratory (Aberdeen, MD) and Villanova University (Villanova, PA) in the area of dynamic systems. The focus is on using concepts and techniques from nonlinear dynamics, machine learning and statistical learning techniques.

The candidate must have strong interest and motivation to perform cutting edge research in this burgeoning interdisciplinary area. The candidate should have a PhD degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or other related fields specializing in the area of dynamics, mechanics, vibrations, machine learning and computational techniques, excellent problem solving skills as well as good oral and written communication skills, and must be willing to work closely and amicably with Dr. Nataraj’s and ARL’s team of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. The candidate is expected to actively pursue high quality publications and participate in generating new ideas and writing technical proposals. The initial offer is for one year starting immediately; future continuation is expected contingent upon performance and funding. Salary is commensurate with experience and is in the range of $81-92K with generous benefits including travel compensation. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. Citizenship would be preferred.

Founded in 1842, Villanova is a selective coeducational university focusing on academic excellence; it is located in the thriving Philadelphia metropolitan area, and is currently ranked among the top 50 institutions in the US. ARL is a flagship research facility for the US Army, and is located 75 miles from Villanova.

  • Villanova is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Contact Information

  • Dr C Nataraj
    Villanova Center for Analytics of Dynamic Systems
    Villanova University
    800 E Lancaster Avenue
    Villanova, PA 19085
  • 6105194994


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