Job Openings

double-arrowProgram Coordinator Position Available

The NSF AI-EDGE Institute for Future Edge Networks and Distributed Intelligence (AI-EDGE) is seeking a Program Coordinator position to help assist the Institute director, Executive director and the faculty in the day-to-day management as well as advancement of AI-EDGE—the new $20M AI Institute at OSU for convergent research on next-generation edge networks and distributed AI.

Under the direction of the Executive Director of AI Institute, the program coordinator is expected to participate in the planning, implementation, and coordination of the AI Institute; assist PI and program faculty with the preparation and submission of strategic plans, quarterly and annual reports; assist with coordination of novel educational initiatives for AI-EDGE, outreach activities, summer internship programs, seminar series and annual workshops; track and facilitate outreach to key potential donors; coordinate novel educational initiatives for AI-EDGE; coordinate summer internships, recruit students, coordinate outreach activities; maintain calendar for program director; track faculty publications and updates database; maintain grant database; collaborate with other administrative support professionals to ensure all time critical administrative needs are met; perform other duties and works on special projects as assigned.

Internal applicants can apply at https://www.myworkday.com/osu/d/home.htmld and go to the careers application and navigate to search faculty and staff jobs button. From there they can put in this Job Req ID R52563 in the search bar and apply.

External applicants can use the following link to apply:

https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Program-Coordinator--AI-EDGE_R52563

double-arrowManaging Director Position Available

The NSF AI-EDGE Institute for Future Edge Networks and Distributed Intelligence (AI-EDGE) is seeking a Managing Director position to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction for the overall development and advancement of AI-EDGE—the new $20M AI Institute at OSU for convergent research on next-generation edge networks and distributed AI.  

The managing director is expected to design, develop and conduct a portion of a scientific research study in cognitive systems engineering laboratory; assist in developing general research goals and plans the laboratory and field work required to attain these goals; design, develop, and conduct field research; coordinate the conduct of experimental tests and procedures; organize and manage research projects; perform independent critical analyses of pertinent literature; perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis and present experimental research data; evaluate research findings and assists in the reporting of results to sponsoring agencies; prepare research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at conferences and workshops, and write project reports, articles and other documents; act as liaison with governmental and other educational and research agencies; assist in the preparation of proposals for new funding; prepare grant applications; participate in staff discussions regarding the conceptualization, operation and subsequent progress of the project(s); initiate purchasing of lab supplies and equipment; ensure adherence to lab policies and procedures, update as necessary; train research staff; supervise graduate and undergraduate students.

Internal applicants can apply at https://www.myworkday.com/osu/d/home.htmld and go to the careers application and navigate to search faculty and staff jobs button. From there they can put in this Job Req ID R53495 in the search bar and apply.

External applicants can use the following link to apply:

https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Managing--Director-of-AI-Institute_R53495

double-arrowPostdoctoral Researcher Positions Available

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Edge Institute (ai-edge.osu.edu) recently founded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)  is looking to hire multiple postdoctoral researchers in the broad areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, optimization, wireless networks, and cloud computing. The Institute is led by The Ohio State University (OSU) and has 10 university partners including CMU, Purdue, UMass Amherst,  Northeastern, UIUC, UIC, UT Austin, Wisconsin,  and U. of Washington.  This exciting new Institute is expected to play a world-wide leadership role in areas of artificial intelligence and wireless networking. It will provide unique opportunities for researchers to conduct innovative research in AI and networks, and their intersection. The postdoc opening is on a multi-year basis, renewed every year, subject to performance evaluation. The postdoc will have opportunities to work with multiple faculty members from OSU and the 10 other institutions of AI-Edge, and will have the opportunity to do internships with top research labs from IBM, Microsoft, AT&T, and Qualcomm.  

The postdocs are expected to have skills that cover one or more of the following areas: 

  • Network Theory/Optimization
  • Online Learning/Reinforcement Learning/
  • Machine Learning/Deep Learning
  • Network Security/Robustness 
  • Distributed Learning and Optimization
  • Wireless Physical Layer/Network systems
  • Wireless Systems Experimentation
  • User and/or Network Privacy  

The postdocs are also expected to actively work with graduate students, faculty members, and our industry and DoD partners. Part of their responsibilities will include helping to chart new exciting directions for the Institute, develop course modules, proposal writing, and helping with NSF’s reporting requirements.  Outstanding candidates are expected to be highly motivated to work in the aforementioned interdisciplinary areas, have strong evidence of scholarship, and excellent organization and communication skills.

We strongly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.  Please send your CV with references and a brief cover letter to: AI-Edge@osu.edu.