Open February 1st, 2020 through Monday, Mar 2, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Postdoctoral Scholar – Department of Statistics
The Statistics Department at UC Irvine has a full-time position available for a Postdoctoral Scholar. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in statistics, machine learning, or related fields. The position entails performing research in the areas of statistical analyses for network data, machine learning in crowdsourcing, and active learning. The network data research requires developing dynamic community detection and hyperlink prediction for large-scale heterogeneous networks. The crowdsourcing requires developing efficient clustering algorithms to effectively combine opinions from multiple workers, and active learning involves learning metrics and actively sampling data for large-scale clustering analyses.
This is a full-time position that includes benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year starting no later than June 2020, with extensions for further years dependent on the availability of extramural funding. The salary for the position is $55,000 but is also contingent on knowledge and experience.
Interested applicants should respond by submitting a cover letter addressed to Professor Annie Qu, curriculum vitae, inclusive excellence activities statement, and the contact information of three references at:
Applicants should respond no late than 3/1/2020.
The University of California, Irvine 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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 required (contact information only)