Computer Science, Boston College

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Position ID:Boston College-Computer Science-POSTDOC [#13073]
Position Title: Post doctoral position
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/01/05)
Position Description:    

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for one postdoctoral position in any of the following areas: parallel and distributed algorithms/optimization, proximal algorithms, convex and non-convex optimization, machine learning, statistics, graphical models, information theory, and related areas. Start date after May 2019, but flexible. Duration up to 2 years. The postdoc will have the freedom to shape his/her project. Current and past projects can be found at www,jbento.info. Candidates are encouraged, but not required, to work on two major projects underway: one pertaining the comparison of large networks, and the other one dealing with machine learning problems that arise from biology research on the emergence of antibiotics resistance.

Required qualifications:

– Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, operations research, or applied mathematics. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Economics, and Biology are encouraged to apply, if proficient in some of the areas aforementioned.

– Advanced coursework in mathematics, statistics, optimization, machine learning, and signal processing

– Previous publications in top conferences in ML, AI, optimization, statistics, information theory, and related fields.

– Experience mentoring or supervising graduates students

Applicants should submit the following via email to postdoc@jbento.info

– A letter with a short research statement explaining the applicant’s interest in and suitability for the position

– A CV (with references of all publication)

– Names, affiliations, and email addresses of at most 3 references. Reference letters mentioning the applicant's name can also be directly sent to postdoc@jbento.info


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Contact: José Bento
Email: email
Postal Mail:
St. Mary's Hall, 2nd foor South
Boston College
Chestnut Hill
MA 02467
USA
Web Page: www.jbento.info

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