Boston College, Computer Science

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Position ID:Boston College-Computer Science-VISITINGRESEARCHER [#16889]
Position Title: Visiting researcher in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Bioinformatics / Computer Science
Statistics / Statistics
Computer Science / All areas
Electrical and Computer Engineering / Optimization (more...)
Appl Deadline:2020/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/16, listed until 2021/02/13)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Computer Science, Boston College has expired and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for three visiting scholar positions 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 graph matching, deep learning, robustness in machine learning.

Start date flexible. Duration up to 4 months.

The candidate will have the freedom to shape his/her project.

Current and past projects can be found at

Required qualifications:

– Being a student enrolled in a Ph.D. program. Applicants already with a Ph.D., or Ph.D. students in Physics, Mathematics, Economics, and Biology are encouraged to apply, if proficient in some of the areas aforementioned.

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

– Previous publications in top conferences in ML, AI, optimization, statistics, information theory, and related fields (NeuRIPS, ICML,AAAI, SDM, AISTATS, SIGKDD, etc.)

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Further Info:
140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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