Sr Research Associate, Civil & Architectural Engineering & Construction Management

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University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Sr Research Associate, Civil & Architectural Engineering & Construction Management


Cincinnati, OH 

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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for a Senior Research Associate position.

    Essential Functions

    • Develops and build artificial intelligence and machine learning driven solutions for evaluation and management of transportation infrastructure assets, which includes supporting software development and hardware-software integration.
    • Provides hands-on technical leadership in the development of prototype of multi-sensor systems (systems with vision, GPS, IMU, and/or LiDAR sensors)
    • Assists in the development and writing of research proposals for external funding in the area of transportation infrastructure.
    • Prepares technical reports and publications; disseminates study results and research findings in journal and professional meetings; present at technical conferences and seminars.
    • Assists in the management of the use of the testing devices
    • Assists in the management of graduate research assistants in the execution of their research and assists in their training.
    • Provides technical assistance on related research projects.

      Required Education

       M.S. in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.


        Required Experience

        • Strong programming skills in Python or C++
        • Good Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
        • Good Knowledge and experience developing and building artificial intelligence and machine learning driven solutions
        • Experience with numerical and data science libraries (e.g. scikit-learn, Pandas, NumPy, Tensorflow, etc.)
        • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

          Additional Qualifications Considered

          • A valid Driver's License
          • Being open-minded and ability to acquire new skill set and explore new techniques to advance sciences
          • Ability to understand and implement methods from latest machine learning articles.
          • Good knowledge in pavement design as well as pavement structures and materials performance evaluation 

            Physical Requirements/Work Environment

              Sitting - Continuously

            Application Process

            The following documents are required to be considered for this position. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items:

            • Cover letter
            • CV
            • A short statement of research interests
            • Contact information for 3 references