Boston College, Computer Science

2780 21519
Position ID:Boston College-Computer Science-SRV [#21519]
Position Title: Visiting researcher in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Operations Research
Data Science
Machine Learning
Computer Science (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/05/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/03/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for multiple visiting scholar positions in any of the following areas:

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

* machine learning, statistics, graphical models, information theory

* network theory and graph matching

* deep learning, robustness in machine learning

Start and end dates flexible. Duration up to 4 months.

The candidate will have the freedom to shape his/her project.

Current and past projects can be found at

Required qualifications:

* Being a student enrolled in a Ph.D. program. Applicants already with a Ph.D., or Ph.D. students in Physics, Mathematics, Economics, and Biology are encouraged to apply, if proficient in some of the areas aforementioned.

* Advanced coursework in 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 (NeuRIPS, ICML,AAAI, SDM, AISTATS, SIGKDD, etc.)

For more information, please contact

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:
Bento's Lab, 3rd floor
Computer Science Department
Integrated Science Center
245 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116