Cornell University, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-CEE-PDOCASSO_BAYES [#21881, LKNBayes_WDR-00031762]
Position Title: PostdocAssoc_Bayesian
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853-3501, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Operations Research
Appl Deadline:2022/09/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/06/15, updated 2022/06/06)
Position Description:    

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 primary vaccination or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Postdoctoral Associate in Bayesian Networks School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Cornell University

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University seeks a postdoctoral associate. The positions can be remote (but the home location needs to be in the United States). The position is initially available for one year with a potential renewal for a total of two years.

We seek a candidate with strong data science skills, especially in the area of Bayesian networks and optimization. Ideally this person would have a Ph.D. in computer science, operations research, applied math or a related field. The focus of this person’s research would be on the development of novel methods to link variables and functions of variables in large datasets to outcomes of interest. This work will be linked to control of large-scale systems. To apply: Application materials must be submitted on-line through AcademicJobsOnline at

Through this website, applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and the names and contact information for at least three references. The successful applicant anticipated hire date is September 1, 2022 (or earlier based on candidate’s availability). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to

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The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Ithaca, NY 14853-3501