Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 18P100
Department:: Electrical Engineering
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $50,000
Research and development (R&D) activities in the area of automatic target recognition using wide-angle SAR imagery.
Ph.D. anticipated at time of hire in Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field.
Detailed knowledge of SAR signal processing, image formation, and scattering physics for the purpose of signature prediction, feature extraction, and classification algorithm development.
Record of technical publications and conference presentations.
Demonstrated communication skills and teamwork.
US Citizen preferred but not required.
Published results in categorical semantics or type theory, radar signal processing, or sensor exploitation.
Ability to obtain a U.S. national security clearance.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
90% Perform basic and early applied research in electrical engineering, mathematics, and computer science, collaborating with AFRL researchers and other academic researchers in these fields. There is an expectation that the postdoctoral researcher will publish results in appropriate journals and conferences, while also communicating the results through seminars, invited talks and visits to relevant organizations. Mentoring of graduate and possibly undergraduate students on topics related to the research is essential.
Office and laboratory. Special Contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University before making an employment offer conduct various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations).
Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the human resources website at http://www.wright.edu/human-resources.
Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.