The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for one postdoctoral position 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, and related areas.
Start date after July 2019, but flexible.
Duration up to 2 years. The postdoc will have the freedom to shape his/her project. Current and past projects can be found at www.jbento.info. Candidates are encouraged, but not required, to work on two major projects underway: one pertaining the comparison of large networks, and the other one dealing with machine learning problems that arise from biology research on the emergence of antibiotics resistance.
– Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, operations research, or applied mathematics. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Economics, and Biology are encouraged to apply, if proficient in some of the areas aforementioned.
– Advanced coursework in mathematics, statistics, optimization, machine learning, and signal processing
– Previous publications in top conferences in ML, AI, optimization, statistics, information theory, and related fields.
– Experience mentoring or supervising graduates students
Applicants should submit the following via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
– A letter with a short research statement explaining the applicant’s interest in and suitability for the position
– A CV (with references of all publication)
– Names, affiliations, and email addresses of at most 3 references. Reference letters mentioning the applicant’s name can also be directly sent to email@example.com
PS: If you’re attending ICML 2019, we can chat there ! Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org