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Post-Doctoral Research Associate Position at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) invites application for a post-doctoral research associate position, which will be a part of a team comprising faculty, other academic staff and graduate students working in Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, at RPI.  We are particularly interested in attracting highly motivated individuals with expertise in the general area of statistical signal processing, with emphasis on pattern recognition, data fusion, image formation and synthetic aperture imagery.

The position will provide the candidate with the opportunity to enhance their applied and fundamental skills and make a significant impact in their field of expertise. The research associate will be expected to make significant original contributions to the strategic research interests of the team. The research associate will undertake some administration duties commensurate with the position, mainly as it relates to research. Position is expected to be filled by March 1st, 2010.  The duration of the position is for one year with potential renewal for the following three years. Salary is competitive and commensurate with the qualifications.

Required Qualifications include (1) a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or an equivalent qualification; (2) very good knowledge and experience in statistical signal processing, with a particular interest in pattern recognition, data fusion, image formation and synthetic aperture imagery; (3) a demonstrated research record of excellence as evidenced by research publications in good international conferences and journals and/or patents; (4) ability to be flexible in pursued research direction, as for example may be demonstrated by completed multi-disciplinary or cross-disciplinary research projects; (5) very good oral and written communication skills; and (6) the ability to present research results in a comprehensive and timely manner, both through verbal and written means.

Application:  Interested candidates please send a resume, three significant publications, and the contact information of three referees to Prof. Birsen Yazici at <>.

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