Open position

Research Assistant (GRA) Opportunity

I am looking to hire one ore two fully paid (PhD or MS) or unpaid (MS) graduate research assistants (GRAs). Please see "For students applying for the Temple University graduate program" below for more information

Independent Study Opportunity

I supervise about two undergraduate students through the Independent Study research credit course.

  • Eligibility

    • Temple undergraduate student (mainly junior or senior, but sophomore can apply)

    • Underrepresented and multicultural students are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Expected work hours: 6 hours or more per week for the semester

  • Application process: Send your CV to albertkim@temple.edu

For students applying for the Temple University graduate program

Are you hiring a new graduate student now or next fall?

The number of new students I will consider depends on the number of current students, funding availability, and other limitations that affect the effectiveness of my student mentoring. Generally, I try to hire one (or two) new graduate students each year.


I am applying to the graduate program at Temple University. Can I join the Acousto-Bioelectronics Lab?

In the application form, list my name as faculty you are interested in working with. Your application will likely deliver to my desk for review. It is hard to find if my name is mentioned in the Statement of Purpose.


In the Statement of Purpose, please be specific on why you are interested in my research group.


After submitting your application, feel free to send me a brief email with your CV.

What hardware/software skills should I have?

Having many experiences will help you immediately participate in research.


Programming and HDL:

  • C (on embedded platforms)

  • Matlab

  • Python


Hardware design and simulation:

  • PCB design (Altium Designer/Cadence OrCAD)

  • SPICE


Course or research project that involves:

  • Using a microcontroller (e.g., Arduino)

  • Using a smartphone (as a computing platform)