University of California, San Diego, Halicioglu Data Science Institute

Position ID:University of California, San Diego-Halicioglu Data Science Institute-HDSIPDF [#13192]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellows
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:La Jolla, California 92093, United States
Subject Area: Data Science
Appl Deadline:2019/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/01/28, finished 2019/08/18, listed until 2019/07/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) has several postdoctoral fellowship openings aimed at preparing outstanding researchers for academic and leadership careers in Data Science.

Extending far beyond traditional postdoctoral programs, these Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows will enjoy the freedom to collaborate and conduct first-rate research with any of UCSD's distinguished researchers. HDSI Postdoctoral Fellows will receive an affiliation with HDSI and will be given a research budget and faculty-type office. Fellows may have the option to teach one or two data-science related classes during their postdoc appointment.

This program is sponsored by the newly formed Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego. The mission of HDSI is to explore the scientific foundations for the new field of data science. This includes developing the theory, methods, and tools that will enable us to understand the nature of modern digital data, and exploring the intersections between this new field and existing disciplines of human enquiry. A key aspect of the Institute’s work will be contributing to the training and education of the next generation of leaders in Data Science.

More information about the institute and its founding faculty can be found here: and here:

Applicants are encouraged to consult the current research initiatives at HDSI, which are listed here: Several positions are available and exceptional, self-motivated candidates with outstanding research records are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. (or expect to receive one before starting the postdoc position) and have experience in a data science related research domain.

All applications received by February 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Postdoc positions will normally start July 1, 2019. Positions are normally for two years. Appointments and salary are commensurate with research experience and accomplishments following current UCSD guidelines. Application materials required: * Cover letter indicating your interest in HDSI and identifying UCSD researchers with whom you may have common research interests * Curriculum Vitae * Publication list * Research Interests and Plans * 3 Reference Letters (to be uploaded by the letter writers via * Teaching experience or diversity activities (optional) * As additional information, applicants should specify any teaching experience they have, especially related to data science, and any activities that have broadened participation and that support institutional goals for equity and diversity.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (

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