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Post Doctoral Researcher, UMKC School of Science & Engineering - Energy, Matter & Systems 89808

University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Computer Engineering
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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Science and Engineering - Energy, Matter and Systems

Job Description

The Research Laboratory of Dr. Zhu Li is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher. The position will focus on the following:

Conducting cutting edge research and algorithm development in area of learning based compression, immersive media compression, assists in teaching, and developing research grants, publishing research results.

A good publication record and system development experience is a plus for this position.


PhD in CS, ECE or related area

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with MPEG standardization research process, solid C/C++ programming and deep learning tools.

Application Materials

Please combine all application materials (application form, personal letter of interest and applicable experience with accompanying curriculum vitae and a current list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document not to exceed 11MB and upload as your resume attachments.  Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For consideration, you must apply online at, click in Academic Positions (Job Opening ID 50417).

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Other Information

The School of Science and Engineering (SSE) was established through UMKC Forward, a university initiative that called for the joining of all the computing, science, mathematics and engineering programs into a single academic unit.

This was a bold move by the university to create multidisciplinary learning, academics, research and civic outreach for the benefit of all students, faculty, alumni and friends. This new structure will create opportunities for shared experiences, interdisciplinary course options, broader learning engagement and inspired new research endeavors.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

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