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Postdoctoral Position at Computer Science of SUNY-Albany on Online Student Procrastination, USA

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We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on exciting
interdisciplinary projects at the intersection of machine learning and
education at the Computer Science Department at SUNY Albany, NY, USA.

The successful candidate will contribute to a project funded by the
National Science Foundation (NSF) on developing predictive models to
detect and characterize procrastination processes in students in the
context of online learning environments. The project has an emphasis
on temporal and social modeling of student trace, survey, and
interaction data, using sequential and process models.

Requirements:

        * PhD in computer science with a focus in machine learning,
educational data mining, recommender systems, or network science;
        * A strong research record, documented by recent publications in
top-tier conferences and journals;
        * Good communication skills and fluency in English;
        * Being highly motivated and creative, enjoying working in a
collaborative research environment.

The position is provided for up to 2 years with competitive salary and
benefits. The starting dates are flexible (available starting August
1st, 2019). Applications will be considered until the position is
filled.

To apply, please send your detailed CV (including the contact
information of two references) and a one-page research statement,
discussing how your background fits the requirements and topic to Dr.
Sherry Sahebi at ssahebi@albany.edu and Dr. Reza Feyzi Behnagh at
rfeyzibehnagh@albany.edu with the subject “Postdoc Application”.

 

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