Research Engineer/Scientist II
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|Position Title||Research Engineer/Scientist II|
|Department||Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)|
|Location||Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable based on experience.|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||Yes|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Sr. Research Scientist/Engineer II|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
MTRI is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional interested in conducting cutting edge research in signal processing, data science and remote sensing, and in developing an externally supported research portfolio. This individual will help lead and/or support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers, and will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop and evaluate algorithms for a variety of signal and image processing, and geospatial applications. This person may also support numerical analysis and simulation on projects involving a variety of sensor phenomena. The successful candidate will have a solid background in applied mathematics, statistics, signal processing, and machine learning. The ideal candidate would have experience writing scientific software and applying such software tools to solve real world problems.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Participate as an integral team member on multi-disciplinary research developing technological solutions to governmental and societal needs and problems.
Supervisory Responsibilities – Supervision will be exercised over student interns on a project-by-project basis.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
PhD degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar related field, and 3 years related research experience either as part of degree program or post-degree.
Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar related field, and 5 years related research experience either as part of degree program or post-degree.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Experience in signal processing, algorithm development, and statistical analysis using advanced mathematical concepts. .
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Experience with machine learning algorithms, and their application to remote sensing problems.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Ability to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance, which requires United States citizenship. May not possess dual citizenship.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Highly motivated, self-starter.
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.
Personal Protective Equipment: None Required
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Required University Training:
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date||02/16/2017|
|External Posting Date||02/16/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
References must be provided upon request.
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Select your level of education and experience.
- PhD degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar related field, and 3 years related research experience either as part of degree program or post-degree.
- A Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar related field, and 5 years related research experience either as part of degree program or post-degree.
Do you have experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of signal/data processing algorithms?
Do you have experience implementing and evaluating algorithms in a prototyping language, such as MatLab?
Have you taken courses in applied mathematics and/or statistics?
Do you have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance, which requires United States citizenship (cannot have dual citizenship)?
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