Computer Science, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-CS-PDCS [#9563]
Position Title: Post-doc
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Big Data, Data Science, Big Data Analytics
Appl Deadline:2017/10/31 (posted 2017/09/06, updated 2017/08/21, listed until 2017/12/01)
Position Description:    

We solicit applications for several postdoctoral fellow positions in data science, across the fields of Machine Learning, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Vision, or related areas. The positions are part of a new center for data science at Cornell University, with focus on Data Science for Improved Decision-Making.

Applicants should have finished a PhD in Computer Science / Statistics / Mathematics or a related field, and ideally have extensive experience in either machine learning, statistical learning, or computer vision.

The appointments are renewable 1-3 years postdoctoral fellowships, and the salary will depend on the experience and research interests of the candidate. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted at:

Center of Data Science for Improved Decision-Making: We are establishing a Center for Data Science for Improved Decision-Making on Cornell Campus. The emphasis on our research is to investigate research questions with potential for positive social impact. Topics of interest include, algorithmic fairness, privacy, interpretable machine learning, deep learning. Postdoctoral fellows in the newly established centers are expected to collaborate with any of the faculty supervisors associated with the center. These include Kilian Weinberger, Steven Strogatz, Giles Hooker, David Shmoys, Jon Kleinberg, Kavita Bala, Marten Wegkamp , Florentina Bunea, Karthik Sridharan, Robert Kleinberg, Eva Tardos, Thorsten Joachims , Amy Kuceyeski, Martin Wells, Sumanta Basu, Peter Frazier, Yudong Chen, Alex Townsend, Alexander Vladimirsky, Andrew Wilson, Vitaly Shmatikov, Madeleine Udell, Nathan Kallus.

Organization: Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

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Further Info:
(607) 255 4845
Cornell University
Computing and Information Science Department
410 Gates Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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