National University of Singapore

Position ID:NUS-POSTDOC [#18833]
Position Title: Postdoctoral/Research Fellow for Deep Learning Research
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Lower Kent Ridge, Singapore [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Algorithms, Applied Math/Optimization, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Science, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Machine learning methodology and applications, Machine Learning Theory, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Optimization, Scientific Computing, Theory
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/06/21, listed until 2021/12/21)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for fully-funded postdoctoral fellow and research fellow positions for deep learning research in the Computer Science (CS) department at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The initial appointment will be typically made for 1 or 2 years, but is negotiable for a longer or shorter duration. The appointment is also renewable. Positions are currently open and the start time is flexible. The supervisor will be Kenji Kawaguchi (Presidential Young Professor), who is currently at Harvard University.

We have exciting projects available in deep learning for both theory and practice. However, the topic is flexible and the candidate can propose a topic of their own interest if they want to. The position comes with a competitive starting salary.

In addition to several GPU clusters at NUS and NUS SoC, our lab has access to 6 units of 8-GPU NVIDIA DGX-1 with V100 cards in the AI platform of the National Supercomputing Cluster in Singapore. We can also purchase your own GPU workstation if needed.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and have research interests in deep learning, neural networks, or physics-informed neural networks. 

Interested candidates should submit the following items online at this website to complete your application: Curriculum Vitae and Publication list. 

Additional details about the position, NUS CS, and Singapore are available here: 

About NUS CS 
In the field of Computer Science, National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked No. 1 in Asia and within the top 10 in the world. 
  • CS Asia Ranking: 1st (QS World University Rankings 2021), 1st (THE World University Rankings 2021) 
  • CS World Ranking: 4th (QS World University Rankings 2021), 8th (THE World University Rankings 2021), 8th (US News and World Reports) 

Overall, NUS is a world-class university. 
  • University Asia Ranking: 1st (QS World University Rankings 2021) 
  • University World Ranking: 11th (QS World University Rankings 2021) 

English is the main language of Singapore. The language used at NUS is English. No other language is required. 

Our group 
In our group at NUS CS, you can expect 
- Funds to purchase your own GPU workstation. 
- Collaborations with MIT, Harvard University, Brown University, MILA, Google Brain, and more. 
- Sponsorship to attend international conferences (NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, etc.) 
- Access to various research ideas and flexibility in choosing research themes and topics.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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