Postdoc positions

Great opportunities for engineering, physics, and mathematics postdocs

We invite you to read through our postdoc opportunities and contact the appropriate research scientist if one of these positions sounds like a fit for you.

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Acoustic Technologies (Advanced Technology Laboratory)

ATL is involved in acoustic technology research and development, including transducer design, environmental sensing and modeling, and signal processing. We develop prototype sonar systems designed for high resolution or high energy at a low frequency. Individuals with research experience in underwater acoustics or signal processing are preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Underwater Acoustics/Signal Processing (Environmental Sciences Lab)

ESL is a recognized leader in signal processing methods, ocean acoustics, system design, and measurement and analysis techniques. Our expertise is applied to problems in detection, classification, and tracking for current and future military systems, as well as civilian applications. Individuals with research experience in underwater acoustics or signal processing are preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.

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GLAM (Signal & Information Sciences Lab)

The SISL remote sensing group has an active portfolio with respect to research and development in the areas of airborne and space-based altimetry. Current efforts are in support specifically of the NASA Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation-2 (ICESat-2) satellite mission. A familiarity with PPD related hardware is also desired in addition to proven capabilities with computational development, estimation theory, data analysis and HDF5 data processing.

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Machine Learning (Signal & Information Sciences Lab)

SISL is currently involved in a variety of exciting research programs in both traditional machine learning (ML) and modern deep learning applied to both active and passive underwater sonar systems. Individuals with research experience in ML, artificial intelligence (AI), and computer programming are preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Optimization and Stochastic Programming (Signal & Information Sciences Lab)

SISL is currently involved in a variety of exciting research programs including: sensor management; acoustic modeling, detection, classification, and tracking using both active and passive underwater sonar systems; and developing artificial intelligence and stochastic programming approaches to improving the exploitation of sonar systems in uncertain environments. Individuals with research experience in optimization algorithms, artificial intelligence, mathematical statistics, probability theory, and computer programming are preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Signal and Information Processing (Signal & Information Sciences Lab)

SISL is currently involved in a variety of exciting research programs which apply advanced signal and information processing techniques to problems in acoustic modeling and detection, classification, and tracking using both active and passive underwater sonar systems. Individuals with research experience in underwater acoustics, target tracking, or signal processing are preferred, but all candidates are encouraged to apply. A familiarity with mathematical statistics, probability theory, and computer programming is desirable but not essential.

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Geodesy (Space & Geophysics Lab)

SGL has an active ionospheric research and development program with research interests in a number of areas including instrumentation development, including a Zenith Camera for astronomic positioning and a unique GNSS high rate receiver; VLBI processing applied to systems of non-identical antennas; GNSS data processing and analysis, including PPP algorithms; and reference frames and geodetic fundamental stations.

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Summer educational program participants assembling a dish antenna to monitor GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) signals.

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