Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
We invite applicants for a postdoctoral fellow position in the Department of Engineering at Boston College. The department is home of the new undergraduate, human-centered engineering program which welcomed its first cohort of students in Fall 2021. The program integrates Boston College's core liberal arts curriculum with experiential engineering curriculum that emphasizes societal responsibility.
The postdoctoral fellow will work with Dr. Siddhartan Govindasamy and collaborators on projects involving machine learning (ML) for wireless communications. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated expertise in applying ML techniques such as Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) and related approaches for spectrum sensing in wireless communications. Applicants with expertise in joint radar and communications systems or cognitive radio are strongly encouraged to apply, and candidates who have experience working on practical implementations of such systems would be particularly well-suited for the position
The fellow will have completed a Ph. D. or other doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related areas by the start date in January 2022. This position will be for up to two years, with continuation to the second year conditioned upon satisfactory progress in the first year, as assessed by their research supervisor.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.