Job Description

Post Doctoral Fellow

Posting Numberreq11321
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeResearch
Hiring DepartmentElectrical Computer Engineering (271A)
Academic LocationSchool of Engineering
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligiblePostdoctoral Fellows may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits . See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position SummaryA postdoctoral position is available in the Hybrid Systemsand Controls Laboratory ( towork on a collaborative project funded by the NSF Cyber-Physical Systemsprogram ("Cognitive Autonomy for Human CPS: Turning Novices into Experts"). This five-year project brings togetherresearchers in formal methods, autonomous systems, human factors, andhuman-machine interaction, to develop novel learning and control solutionsautonomous systems to be human-centric. Thepostdoctoral associate will develop theory and algorithms, both data-driven andmodel-based, to enable autonomy that is responsive to the dynamic, humancognitive state. Researchers withinterest and experience in optimization, machine learning, stochastic optimalcontrol, and human cyber-physical systems are encouraged to apply. While based at UNM,the candidate will coordinate and interact either in person or remotely withthe research team at Purdue University, UT Austin, and CU Boulder.

This is a benefits-eligible, one-yearappointment that may be renewed for an additional year contingent uponsatisfactory performance and availability of resources. No teaching isexpected during the appointment. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualification.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. bythe time of appointment in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or aclosely related field, and demonstrate excellent potential for research.

Preferred Qualifications:
Desirable experience includes optimization,machine learning, stochastic optimal control, human-machine interaction, andhuman cyber-physical systems. In addition, the applicant should have ademonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success,as well as to working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsInterested candidates should provide a CV, a coverletter summarizing capabilities and interests, and contact information for three professional references. Please apply through Applications received by February 15th, 2020 will receive full consideration, although the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/15/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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