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Post Doctoral Scientist

George Washington University - School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)

Campus Location:
Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

Job Description Summary:

The X-Computing Lab ( in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The George Washington University is searching for a full-time Post-Doctoral Scientist that will report directly to the Principal Investigator (PI), and assist with research initiatives related to computer systems, cybersecurity, and machine learning.

 Responsibilities Include: 

  • Designs and implements algorithms and systems to address analytical and security challenges
  • Contributes to the development of reports, publications in reputable science journals, and proposals.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

To apply, visit: Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Howie Huang at

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related area at time of appointment. A strong research record in one or more of areas: computer systems (operating systems, distributed systems, GPUs, HW-SW co-design, etc.), computer security (cloud, OS, mobile, web, etc.), and machine learning (deep learning, predictive analysis, anomaly detection, etc.).

Position Designation:
Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.

Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Location: Washington - United States
Salary: $51,238 to $64,150
£39,329.26 to £49,240.26 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Expires: 10th November 2018
Job Ref: R000584
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