Openings

Information for Prospective Postdocs

  • To prospective postdocs:

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of machine learning and/or RF circuits.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on research to advance the science and technology of machine learning applied on RF circuit design and synthesis.
  • Influence the progress of relevant research communities by producing high-quality publications.
  • Collaborate and increase productivity on projects as a contributing team member.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Physics, or a related field or related experience.
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and/or RF circuit design.
  • Track record of publications that demonstrate experience in machine learning, deep learning, and/or RF circuits.
  • Experience in collaborating within a team to solve problems.
  • Experience in communicating research to public audiences or peers.
  • Knowledge in one or more programming languages (e.g., Python).
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • First-author publications at peer-reviewed journals or conferences on the topics of machine learning, deep learning, and/or RF circuit.
  • Experience in applying machine learning or deep learning to other research areas (e.g., physics, mathematics, robotics, biology).

We are particularly interested in independent and self-motivated individuals who work well both individually and as part of a larger team. If you are interested in this position, please email me your latest CV with the names and contact information of at least three references.

Information for Prospective Students

  • To prospective Ph.D. students:

If you are interested in joining my research group, please apply to the ECE Ph.D. program at the University of Idaho and indicate that you are interested in working with the Shih group in your application package. After you receive admission from the department, please send me an email with your CV, research interests, and a short description of your research background (e.g., projects you’ve worked on, relevant classes you’ve taken, software that you are familiar with, your technical skills, etc.). Please include “Prospective Ph.D. Student” in the subject line of your email. I will review your files carefully and consider you for any position that may be open.

Please understand that I will not be able to comment on your chances of getting a position in my research group before you are admitted to the department.

  • To prospective undergraduate and MS students:

Undergraduate or MS students who work in my research group for multiple semesters can potentially become authors of professional publications, depending on their contributions towards the project. Successful undergraduate or MS research, however, requires the student to be very hard-working and self-motivated. A time investment of at least two semesters is generally required to enable successful completion of a research project in my group. If you are an undergraduate or MS student in our department and are interested in doing research with me as part of your degree, please email me with your CV, research interests, and a short description of your research related background (e.g., projects you’ve worked on, relevant classes you’ve taken, software that you are familiar with, your technical skills, etc.). Please include “Prospective undergraduate (or MS) Student” in the subject line of your email. If you are thinking about joining my group, you are encouraged to take my courses, especially if you have limited experience in the antenna and RF circuit areas. The projects that I assign in these courses can give you a taste of what it would be like working with me and it will also be a good opportunity to make sure that our interests match.

Information for Prospective Visiting Scholars

  • To prospective visiting scholars:

We welcome visiting scholars from all over the world. However, we are hesitant to bring in visiting scholars for less than a year because achieving results in a shorter time frame is very challenging in our research area. Hence, please try to maximize your length of stay. If you are interested in visiting our group for research, please email me your latest CV, a description of your research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references.