Post-Doctoral Scientist

The George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia 20052
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

George Washington’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) provides leading edge programs in electrical and computer engineering in order to provide leadership in a rapidly evolving global information society in the service of humanity and to advance the state of knowledge in our disciplines by actively pursuing scholarly research for publication and dissemination. The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer, electrical, and telecommunications engineering. The Department also offers a Certification in High-Performance Computing. Additional information on ECE can be found at

The High-Performance Computing Laboratory (HPCL) of the Electrical and Computing Engineering Department is searching for a Post-Doctoral Scientist who will report directly to the Principal Investigator (PI). This position plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research by designing and conducting experiments in a controlled laboratory setting. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers.

Duties will include conducting research on the next generation computing (post-Moore’s law) chips, nano-photonic computing, reconfigurable/heterogeneous computing and high-performance computing systems. The selected post doctoral fellows duties will also include leading research papers and coordinating research proposal writing and reports, supervising research assistants/students and presenting research in the area of high-performance heterogeneous computing and future processor architectures.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

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The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law



Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Desired Qualifications: 

Prefer Doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or in a related discipline.

Familiarity with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and modeling/evaluating their performance as well as area and power requirements, GP GPUs, computer architecture, parallel computing, and distributed/cloud systems is desirable.


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