University of California, San Diego, Halicioglu Data Science Institute

Position ID:University of California, San Diego-Halicioglu Data Science Institute-TILOSPD [#26958]
Position Title: TILOS Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:La Jolla, California 92093, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Artificial Intelligence / Chip Design, Optimization, Robotics, Communication Networks
Appl Deadline:2024/12/11 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2024/01/05, listed until 2024/12/11)
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Position title: Postdoctoral Scholar 
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $64,480-$77,327. 
The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position []. “Off-scale salaries”, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. 

Open date: December 12, 2023 

Next review date: Monday, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. 

Final date: Wednesday, Dec 11, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The Institute for Learning-enabled Optimization at Scale, TILOS, an NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence Institute at University of California, San Diego has multiple openings for Postdoctoral Scholars. 

Successful candidates will conduct research on the foundations of AI and optimization, and for use-cases of chip design, robotics, or communication networks. The postdoctoral scholars will be based at UC San Diego, be mentored by one or more researchers and PIs, and may spend up to one quarter per year at partner institutions: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas at Austin, and Yale University. Applicants are encouraged to consult the current research initiatives on the TILOS website: 

Positions are normally for two years and may include concurrent teaching in an academic department. Appointments and salary are commensurate with research experience and accomplishments following current UC San Diego guidelines. 

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application) 
PhD completed or nearing completion (CPhil) by time of application, in one of the following fields: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics or a field related to optimization, chip design, robotics, or communication networks. 

Additional qualifications (required at time of start) 
PhD conferred by time of appointment. 

Preferred qualifications 
Exceptional, self-motivated candidates with outstanding research records are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in teaching and/or contributing to an academic climate of equity, diversity, and inclusion, are preferred.

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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. 

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements. 

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