Boston College, Computer Science

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Position ID:Boston College-Computer Science-POSTDOC [#21519]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Science
Machine Learning
Computer Science
Computational Biology
Operations Research (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/12, updated 2022/03/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for a postdoctoral position, under the supervision of Prof. José Bento, at the intersection of systems biology and any of the following areas:

* signal processing and control theory

* machine learning, statistics, graphical models, information theory

* parallel and distributed algorithms/optimization, proximal algorithms, convex and non-convex optimization

* network theory and graph matching

* deep learning, robustness in machine learning

- Funding available up to 4 years. - Start and end dates flexible. - Compensation includes a competitive salary and a complete benefits plan.

The candidate will have the freedom to shape his/her project within the scope of applicability to the systems biology problem at hand. The candidate is expected to publish his/her work at top venues (see example venues below) and supervise subprojects led by both doctoral and undergraduate students. Teaching is not required, unless requested by the candidate. Current and past projects can be found at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=KZL-4GEAAAAJ&hl=en OR http://jbento.info/Main.html#sec-9bf4

Required qualifications:

* Ph.D. degree

* Published research or advanced coursework in computational biology and at least one of the following: mathematics, statistics, probability, optimization, machine learning, and signal processing

Highly recommended but not required:

* Previous publications in top conferences in ML, AI, optimization, statistics, information theory, and related fields (https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=top_venues&hl=en&vq=eng_artificialintelligence) and/or in top bioinformatics and computational biology journals, and related fields (https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=top_venues&hl=en&vq=eng_bioinformatics)

Current and past lab members can be found at http://jbento.info/Advisees.html

For more information, please contact postdoc@jbento.info

How to apply?: Applicants should submit the following via email to postdoc@jbento.info OR via the academicjobsonline website

– 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 least 2 references. Reference letters can also be directly sent to postdoc@jbento.info


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

Further Info:
www.jbento.info
email
 
Bento's Lab, 3rd floor
Computer Science Department
Integrated Sciences Center
245 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116
USA