Northwestern University, The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL), and
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, University of Chicago

Position ID:Northwestern-The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL)-POSTDOC [#23590]
Position Title: IDEAL Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Evanston, Illinois 60208, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Economics / Econometrics
Data Science
Computer Science / Theory, Data Science, Machine Learning
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/03)
Position Description:    

The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL) invites applications for two postdoctoral positions with an anticipated start date in the Fall of 2023. IDEAL is an NSF-funded interdisciplinary institute organized by the University of Illinois Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), and Illinois Institute of Technology. The postdoctoral researchers will conduct research on key aspects of the foundations of data science. This field includes relevant areas of Theoretical Computer Science, Machine Learning, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, and Econometrics.

One of the positions will be hosted by Northwestern University and the other by TTIC and the University of Chicago. Additionally, the University of Illinois Chicago will host another IDEAL postdoctoral position, which is advertised separately (see

Applications received by December 15, 2022, will be given full consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants should submit: 

  • cover letter

  • curriculum vitae (CV)

  • research statement

  • names and contact information of at least three references

Northwestern University and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago are Equal Opportunity employers. Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Northwestern University
Department of Computer Science
2233 Tech Drive, Third Floor
Evanston, IL 60208