Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00 Reports To Position Title Professor; Dr. Son Tran; Acad Dept Head Target Hourly/Salary Rate $55,000.00 target entry commensurate with qualifications. Pay Level 1F Pay Base Salary Recruitment Summary
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Work on cutting-edge research and publish in highly ranked journals and conferences. Assist in the preparation of federal and corporate funding proposals.
The postdoctoral research associate will work with experienced researchers in the area of computer networking and security, smart grid and power systems, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and with PhD, MS, and UG students.
Assist, instruct and function as a role model for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in a relevant research program.
Classification Standard Duties
Supervise, direct, delegate and evaluate work of assigned staff. Oversee and/or conduct research. Assist in technical support for the delegated project. Create new opportunities by preparing and submitting new project proposals to national funding agencies. Perform related duties as required.
Knowledge of university and department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; principles of supervision, training, mentoring and performance evaluation; research techniques and designs; methodologies; data collection and analysis.
Skills in short- and long-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; public contact and relations; oral and written communication; literature reviews and compilation; material development for scientific and non-scientific audiences; grant writing and peer reviewed publications; modification of existing models or development of new models. The applicant may be responsible for, but not limited to, assisting in technical and outreach support in the department and organizing outreach events and conferences addressing activities associated with the research project.
Ability to direct, evaluate, train and supervise the work of assigned personnel; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information; make presentations; work as a member of a team; write technical reports, conference presentation papers, peer-reviewed journal articles and grant proposals.
Doctorate degree in related field.
No previous work experience required.
Equivalency None Preferred Qualifications Required Certification/License Special Requirements Other Departmental Requirements Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5) If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana Work Site Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon external funds Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Tenure Track No Posting Date 05/20/2019 Closing Date 06/20/2019 Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/34850
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited physical effort required.
Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.