Two PhD Positions

June 2023

Exciting PhD opportunities are available at the Mobile Systems & Intelligent Communication (MuSIC) Lab, located within the Computer Science Department of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), USA. We are actively seeking passionate and self-motivated candidates to join our dynamic research team. The focus of our research is uniquely intersectional, encompassing wireless networks, mobile computing, edge systems, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and cybersecurity.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), recognized as the largest university in Virginia, is a prestigious institution, achieving Carnegie classification for its exceptional research activities. Moreover, it is distinguished as one of the top 50 universities in the U.S. in terms of federal research and development expenditures. As potential applicants, you should have a Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering as a prerequisite for the position. A good knowledge in machine learning and/or wireless networks is a plus. Applicants with a Master's degree or equivalent professional experience will also be prioritized. Fluent proficiency in English, both in speech and writing, is a crucial requirement. We seek highly motivated individuals who demonstrate the capability to work both autonomously and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team, show a keen interest in scientific research, are committed to publishing their findings, and are resolute in their aspiration to earn a doctoral degree.

Concise applications should include (1) one-page statement describing your motivation for applying for this position, your strength/weakness, and your career interests, (2) transcripts from your prior degree program(s), and (3) CV including names and contacts of two references. Please email your application as a single pdf file to Prof. Tamer Nadeem (tnadeem@vcu.edu) with the subject “MuSIC Lab PhD candidate”. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. For additional information, please contact Prof. Tamer Nadeem (tnadeem@vcu.edu).