Posting Number G/R05070P
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate (Changying Li)
Department ENGR-Electrical & Computer
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Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Anticipated Start Date 09/01/2019
Posting Date 08/09/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
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Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD
UGA Job Code
The Bio-Sensing and Instrumentation Laboratory in the College of Engineering
at the University of Georgia has two openings for Postdoctoral Research
Associates in Agricultural Sensing and Field Robotics. The positions are
expected to begin in September 2019.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Successful candidates are expected to have relevant experiences and interests
in one or more of the following areas: high throughput phenotyping, precision
agriculture, postharvest sensing, computer vision, mechatronics, robotics,
electronics, and machine learning, with strong programming skills in one or
more of the following languages (MATLAB, Python, LabVIEW, C/C++, Java, and
IDL). In addition, the candidate should demonstrate a strong track record of
publishing research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and to learn new
Normal physical demands
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Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Is driving a requirement of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age
of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security,
personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)
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