Job Opportunities


Postdoctoral Fellow - Biometrics

Division: Engineering, School of Medicine
Academic Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Center / Institute: California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology

The purpose of this position is to have a postdoctoral researcher participate in advanced research training in preparation for a permanent position in academia, industry or government. This research project is seeking a post-doctoral candidate with significant experience in the field of human biometrics development and implementation. The successful candidate will preferably have a PhD in Degree in EE or CSE; and knowledge of imaging and sensing modalities as well as software and machine learning approaches to processing and matching. This research is part of a Gates funded effort to develop scalable biometric identification platforms for global health applications such as vaccine delivery and clinical followup. Activities will include working with the project team in setting research directions, project objectives, milestones, and paper publishing goals. Research and development tasks may include optical and electrical engineering as well as code development, field testing and deploying systems, gathering and analyzing data, and writing papers. The postdoctoral researcher will develop his/her own research questions and will be expected to present results at scientific conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals.

The preferred start date is February 1, 2017, but some flexibility is possible.
The initial appointment will be for one year with an extension of up to one additional year depending on performance and funding.
Up to 2 positions available if well qualified candidates are identified.

Requirements include:
(1) Strong computational and programming skills, including C, python, Linux, open cv
(2) Demonstrated research excellence
(3) Strong oral and written communication skills.
Preferred requirements:
Hands on experience building devices (hardware) as well as understanding and ability to develop accompanying software applications.

Appointment Length/Period: Initial appointment will be for one year.

Please email your CV and the names and contact information for 3 references to Alexandra Hubenko at

Posting Expires: 3/31/2017