Northwestern University, The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL)

Position ID:Northwestern-The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL)-POSTDOC [#25642]
Position Title: IDEAL Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Evanston, Illinois 60208, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Economics / Econometrics
Computer Science / Theory, Data Science, Machine Learning
Data Science
Appl Deadline:2023/10/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/11)
Position Description:    

The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL) invites applications for a postdoctoral position with an anticipated start date in the Winter Quarter of 2024. IDEAL is an NSF-funded interdisciplinary institute organized by Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), University of Illinois Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology. This position will be hosted by Northwestern University. The postdoctoral researcher 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.

The duration of the postdoc position is flexible, with potential end dates between Fall 2025 and Summer 2026.

Applications received by October 10, 2023, 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.

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