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Postdoc– Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Application Window

Open date: March 3, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 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.

Position description

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Samueli School of Engineering is accepting applications for several Postdoc position(s), to work within the ProperData Center: http://properdata.eng.uci.edu. The research is in the general area of personal data privacy and transparency, and we are looking for Postdoc(s) with a range of expertise, including but not limited to the following areas: privacy and security; networking; Internet-of-Things, mobile devices, machine learning, data protection laws. Of particular interest are the topics of privacy-preserving machine learning techniques, algorithm fairness and auditing, and theoretical underpinnings of data privacy. The Postdoc(s) will be expected to: work within an interdisciplinary and multi-institutional team; interact with industry and policy partners; work closely with the UCI PhD students, Lead PI/Director and Assistant Director of ProperData; write papers and assist with proposals and reports.

A doctorate in computer science, electrical engineering, or a closely related field, from an accredited university, is required at the time of hire. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record in one or more of the above areas.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support and need.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and provide the names and contact information of at least two references, and any additional information (optional) at: http://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07387. For maximum consideration please apply by June 30th, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be addressed to the ProperData Director: Prof. Athina Markopoulou (properdata@uci.edu).

UC Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top-10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A doctorate in electrical engineering, computer science or a closely related field, from an accredited university

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07387

Campus Information

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA