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Iowa State University Postdoc Research Associate- Electric and Computer Engineering in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Postdoc Research Associate- Electric and Computer Engineering

Appointment Type:Post Doc/Trainee

Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are seeking candidates to lead or participate in the development of a large-scale, first-of-its-kind wireless living lab encompassing bleeding-edge technologies and innovation platforms such as those for free-space optical communication, mmWave, massive MIMO, LEO satcom, URLLC, communications and networking softwarization, AR/VR, and precision agriculture.

The successful candidate will deploy and operate the deployed wireless living lab in central Iowa and lead a team of students and technical staff members in the living lab development, deployment, and operation and collaborate with faculty members and public-private project partners in project execution.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior systems building/research experience in wireless, networks, and/or distributed systems is invaluable. For instance, qualifications in any of the following areas are strong pluses;

  • Hands-on experience in designing, developing, deploying, and operating field-deployed wireless, network, and/or distributed systems

  • Hands-on experience with cellular network platforms (e.g., OpenAirInterface, srsLTE, ONF SD-RAN and COMAC), edge/cloud computing platforms (e.g., OpenStack, Kubernetes), SDN, and/or VNF;

  • Hands-on experiences in edge/cloud systems management, virtual machines/containers, Linux systems administration, shell scripting, etc

  • Capability of building systems prototypes based on reference publications and/or open-source code base

  • Programming skills: Python, Web, C, C++, Java etc;

  • ● Knowledge of wireless systems, networked/distributed systems, operating systems, virtualization, systems and network security.

Proposed Start Date:June 7, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 31, 2024

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: June 7, 2021

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R5263

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