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Job Opportunity: Assistant Specialist in the Roncali Lab

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for one or more Assistant Specialist positions in the laboratory of Professor Emilie Roncali.

The candidate will work in close collaboration with the physicist developing with research activities involving new AI-based models to optimize the computation, especially for deep neural networks requiring intensive training. The candidate will be responsible for improving GPU computing for deep learning, applying systematic methods to optimize each parameter.

The position of Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Specialist stays apprised of emerging issues and problems and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. Within this defined area and when appropriate, the Specialist is expected to provide leadership, facilitate teamwork and develop collaborative relationships with colleagues and to supply input into the planning of research and educational programs. Normally, Specialists do not have Principal Investigator (PI) status but may obtain permission by exception and/or collaborate with a PI in preparing research proposals for extramural funding.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a master's degree, or a bachelor’s degree plus three or more years of related research experience in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, engineering, or related discipline, or be enrolled in a master's degree program.

Applicants who possess a Ph.D. or equivalent are considered overqualified for an Assistant Specialist position.  Degree requirement must be met by appointment start date.

Please apply and review the full position description, which provides guidance on application requirements, at this link:

Deadline for full consideration is August 6, 2023, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.