Radio Frequency Photonic Engineering Student Assistant -Fall 2021- EOSL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) seeks Student Assistants (SA) for the fall 2021 semester. The students in this position will contribute to GTRIs work in radio frequency (RF) photonic systems. They will perform theoretical or experimental research that will advance the technology readiness level of high-impact applications. Projects will span tasks such as system requirements development, RF photonic theory, millimeter-wave design and analysis, integrated circuit design and fabrication, and advanced communication networks and theory.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Student Assistant

Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or any field in Engineering and Sciences.
Must be registered for at least 6 credit hours with your university during working semesters
2.0 or higher GPA

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in RF/optical test equipment (spectrum analyzers, power meters, and signal analyzers) to verify designs and performance in laboratory environments.
Strong foundation in electromagnetics, signal processing, and device physics.
Software engineering and simulation skills. Experience in MATLAB, Python, LabView, and simulation or design environments such as Lumerical and Cadence.
Fluency in prototyping skills such as circuit board design and mechanical design
The ability to independently learn new skills, complete tasks, and pro-actively communicate progress.

Hours per Week

10-20 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Radio Frequency Photonic Engineering Student Assistant -Fall 2021- EOSL

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