Open Positions

Faculty Position

Assistant Professor – Computer Engineering
The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 30, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 15, 2022. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 15, 2022) may not be given full consideration. 

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RA Positions

We are constantly looking for highly motivated graduate students and scholars to join our department. Our department offers rich opportunities in terms of RA, TA, fellowship, post-doc, visiting scholar, etc to work with our faculty on a wide range of cutting-edge research problems in all the key areas of electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering. We invite you to explore our department website for more information regarding our research, education, and outreach programs.

Postdoctoral Position, NeuralPC Lab

The Neural Processing and Control Lab (NeuralPC Lab) at the University of Rhode Island (URI), the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering (ECBE), is seeking a postdoctoral scholar in the field of neural signal processing and machine learning algorithms. The nature of this position will provide the postdoctoral scholar with opportunities to collaborate with Northeastern and Harvard. The focus of the position will be on the development of data fusion algorithms to decode multimodal neural responses including EEG and fNIRS. The candidate is expected to be involved in all aspects of this research including experimental design, data collection, method development, signal analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, and grant development. The candidate may also contribute to ongoing virtual reality-based BCI projects and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

The candidate is expected to have a solid background in signal processing, machine learning, and proficiency in MATLAB. The candidate is also expected to have experience with the analysis of neurophysiological data such as EEG, fNIRS. Candidates without any demonstrations of proficiency in these areas will not be considered. In addition, the candidate should have excellent writing and communication skills as well as a strong work ethic.

For more information on the NeuralPC Lab visit:

NeuralPC Lab is located in The Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering one of the most technologically advanced facilities in the United States, featuring flexible spaces for interdisciplinary collaboration, and equipment essential to forward-looking research. This building is located on the main campus in Kingston, an established, family-friendly, small community only five miles from Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Kingston lies in close proximity to popular tourist destinations, like Narragansett, Boston, and New York, yet still retains its small-town feel.

Applicants should email a CV, a brief personal statement including research objectives, and contact information for two professional references to Dr. Yalda Shahriari ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Currently, the following positions are available in the department. If you are interested in any of these positions, please feel free to contact the individual faculty for more information. For graduate students, please also kindly make sure you follow the URI Graduate School Admission process ( to submit your official application soon.