Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IDSS

Position ID:MIT-IDSS-PA [#12849]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Computer Science / All areas
Electrical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2019/03/15help popup finished (2018/11/30, finished 2019/07/18, listed until 2019/05/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Associate position for an MIT-Shell project. The goal of this project is to apply recent machine learning methods, such as deep learning and reinforcement learning, to improve the performance of algorithms within physical frameworks.

The appointment is initially for one-year, with the possibility of renewal. It is expected that the appointment will start in July 2019, but earlier starting dates are also possible. 

 Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide expertise on and contribute to the development of machine learning algorithms for geoscience applications
  • Help MIT faculty in coordination of research projects, including reporting and documentation as required by the program timeline 
 Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Machine Learning or related disciplines 
 Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in machine learning and statistical inference algorithms
  • Experience and/or interest in research projects of interdisciplinary nature
  • Programming experience (Python, MATLAB, machine learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Pytorch, Caffe etc)

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
77 Massachusetts Ave,
Cambridge, MA 02139

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