1+ months

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU05931
Department Name 81050:BIOSYSTEMS & AGR ENGINEERING
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 47,476/year minimum
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Ph.D. in Engineering field: Biosystems, Agricultural, Electrical, Computer, or Biomedical

Required Related Experience

Evidence of expertise in machine learning approach to pattern recognition of high dimensional data is required. The candidate must have a good track record of peer-reviewed publication in this area. Candidate should also have strong evidence of good oral communication skills.

Required License/Registration/Certification

NA

Physical Requirements

Working in field, greenhouse, food processing lab. Working with insects such as codling moth. Standing or sitting for long periods.

Shift

Normal hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Some overtime may be required.

Job Summary

A post-doctoral scholar position opening is available in the Food Engineering group at the University of Kentucky, specifically for a candidate with expertise in the area of acoustic signal, spatial and spectral (hyperspectral imaging) data processing. The successful candidate will support a diverse team of students and faculty on a USDA funded grant that seeks to develop noninvasive methods to detect codling moth infestation in apple variety by fusing data and models for better detection and classification. She/He will be expected to support other similar projects in the group, write proposals, project reports and journal articles for peer-reviewed publication.
The successful candidate will be required to work in the field, greenhouse and a food processing lab, and work with insects such as codling moth.
This is a grant funded position with an expected duration of 14 months.
Applicants must upload the following:
Cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and a list of at least three references (upload under specific request 1).
Applications accepted September 6, 2019 until position is filled.
If you have any question about this position, please contact:
Dr. Akinbode Adedeji, Assistant Professor
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering University of Kentucky
128 C.E. Barnhart Building, Lexington, KY 40546
Email: akinbode.adedeji@uky.edu

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Evidence of expertise in machine learning approach to pattern recognition of high dimensional data is required. The candidate must have a good track record of peer-reviewed publication in this area. Candidate should also have strong evidence of good oral communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Ph.D. in Engineering field: Biosystems, Agricultural, Electrical, Computer, or Biomedical

Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2019-09-06 Expires: 2019-11-08

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