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Postdoctoral Associate CY

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Work type: Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Engineering
Department: Electrical and ComputerEngineering
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Engineering, Research / Scientific

Job Description

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position (non-tenure track) with the Systems Software Research Group ( in the Virginia Tech Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The position involves conducting research in the space of systems software, with a particular focus on operating systems, virtualization, compilers, and language run-times. Research is intended to contribute to multiple externally sponsored projects that are focusing on designing scalable, secure, and energy-efficient operating system and virtualization infrastructures for emerging computer architectures.

Responsibilities include:
- conducting independent research in these spaces
- developing publications for journals, conferences, and workshops, and presenting papers at conferences and workshops

Required Qualifications

- PhD in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or a related field with a systems background is required. Systems is broadly defined to include operating systems, hypervisors, compilers, and run-times. 
- Publications in these areas and system building experience (e.g., Linux, FreeBSD, LLVM, JVM, etc) are necessary. 
- Evidence of developing publications based on individual research

Preferred Qualifications

- Demonstrated creativity, independence and high motivation|Good communication skills
- Strong work habits and the ability to work independently as well as with a research group
- Good project management skills
- Ability to work under limited supervision


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

Review of applications will begin September 16, 2019.  

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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