Research Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA, VA
Jun 12, 2018
Apr 05, 2019
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Research Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Research Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The George Mason University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant Professor to conduct research in the areas of Applied Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will perform research in the area of Applied Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A primary area of work will be on deploying state of the art machine learning solution for to enhance computer system security.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must have an earned PhD in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or statistics by the start date of the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with strong background in the following areas:

  • Machine learning;
  • Big data computing;
  • Deep Learning;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Computer System Security;
  • Convex Optimization;
  • Identify potential challenges of applying existing machine learning methods;
  • Improve existing data analysis methods or develop novel learning algorithms;
  • Perform evaluation of learning algorithms and;
  • It is preferred that applicants have PhD at time of application submission.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F290AZ at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a curriculum vita, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applicants should apply by July 10, 2018, for full consideration; however applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. This will initially be a 12-month appointment with the possibility of an extension based upon available funding.

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