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College of Engineering and Computing

Employment Opportunities

Department of Electrical Engineering has opportunities from Post Doc to the Undergraduate level for both Electrical Engineering students and non-electrical engineering students. These experiences will provide a foundation for future careers or for post graduate studies.

Current Opportunities 



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Graduate Research Assistants

Two full-time research positions available to work with a research group directed by Dr. Alphan Şahin at the University of South Carolina as graduate research/teaching assistants and will pursue their Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering. Self-motivated students with a solid background in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics are encouraged to apply.  The areas of research are in the physical layer of wireless communications, intelligent air interfaces, communications at high frequency bands, software-defined radios, MIMO systems, sequences, waveforms, and wireless sensing. The positions include a tuition supplement and a monthly stipend. Starting directly to Ph.D. from B.S. is possible. 

Start Date: Spring 2020 or Fall 2020

Read the position description and email your CV and academic transcripts to, and apply to UofSC graduate school.


Undergraduate Research Assistants

Looking for Computer Science and Electrical Engineering undergraduates to work on the VTB (Virtual Test Bed) and S3D (Smart Ship System Design) research projects. The work involves the development of a suite of simulation tools using the latest technology available. We are looking for students interested in C++ and/or Qt programming, or with an interest in simulation and modeling.

Candidate must be in their freshman, sophomore, or junior year. If you’re interested in being part of a small, dedicated developer team, and would like to contribute to the design, implementation, and maintenance of an interesting and complex simulation application then this position is right for you.

For more information about this research group, visit their website.

If you are interested in this opportunity, email Rich Smart at

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