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ETH Zurich, Tenure-Track CS Faculty Positions

posted Nov 16, 2016, 12:50 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Computer Science at ETH Zurich
 
 
The Department of Computer Science (www.inf.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for assistant professorships (tenure track) with focus on the following broad areas within computer science. For each area, several possible examples (not exhaustive) of expertise are provided.
  • Programming Languages and Software Engineering (language design and implementation, testing and debugging, compilers and language runtimes, programming models, dynamic languages)
  • Robotics and Cyber-physical Systems (artificial intelligence, human-robot interaction, planning and control, virtual/augmented reality, internet of things, embedded systems, data acquisition systems)
  • Data Science (machine learning, language/media processing, data privacy, medical applications, data centres architecture and management, programming and runtime platforms for data centres and cloud computing)
  • All other areas in Computer Science (while there is focus on the three areas above, ETH Zurich is broadly looking in all areas)
 
Applicants should be strongly rooted in computer science, have internationally recognized expertise in their field and pursue research at the forefront of computer science. Successful candidates should establish and lead a strong research programme. They will be expected to supervise doctoral students and teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses (in German or in English). Collaboration in research and teaching is expected both within the department and with other groups of ETH Zurich and related institutions.
 
ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities. For candidates with exceptional research accomplishments, applications for a tenured associate or full professorship will also be considered.
 
Please apply online for an Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in Computer Science. Please only submit your application for one of the below four areas as all applications will be jointly reviewed.
 
*ETH Zurich emphasizes qualitative assessment of academic accomplishments. This is why you are kindly asked to submit a short description of your three most important achievements (maximum a half page each). Besides research findings, these could also be extraordinary achievements in teaching and its further development, services in the benefit of the academic community or society, software development, patents, knowledge transfer and its practical application, spin-off companies or similar.
 
 

Columbia Business School Research Associate

posted Oct 27, 2016, 11:39 AM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Accounting, Finance, DRO, Marketing, Management) – openings on July 1, 2017
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
 
Columbia Business School seeks to recruit a full-time Research Associate (RAs) to assist with faculty research in the following divisions:  Accounting; Decision, Risk & Operations (DRO); Finance & Economics (F&E), Management, and Marketing.
 
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School faculty, the RA will take an active role in on-going research projects in various stages from conception through publication.  This position provides an opportunity to gain experience in academic business research and would be ideal preparation for a PhD program and other graduate study or careers in the data sciences.  The work is overseen by a faculty liaison from the respective divisions along with the Director of Research.
 
Job Duties may include:

Develop and implement models and simulations in Matlab, R, C++, Python, STATA, SAS etc.
Perform statistical analysis, including regression analysis, machine learning, and other techniques.
Collect, clean, and maintain large data sets and databases, using webscraping and other methods.  Assist with data entry and ensure data integrity.  Extract and link data from multiple databases for analysis. 
Assist with data analysis and dissemination of findings through the preparation of reports, journal articles, presentations, web sites, and other research outlets.
Perform case-based research, including work with detailed primary documents.
Assist in the organization of research programs including conferences, seminars and workshops
Prepare presentations for teaching and research projects.  
Monitor the status of multiple projects and ensure that interim and final deadlines are met.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Research.
 
Education:  Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent is required. 
 
Minimum Requirements:  Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communications skills needed.  Strong programming and quantitative skills required.  Candidate must be organized and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Candidates must demonstrate through either prior work experience or academic course study an aptitude and enthusiasm for research.  Candidates for the Finance and Accounting positions must have mastered either STATA and/or SAS.  Candidates for DRO and Management must have mastered the use of Matlab and/or R.
 
Preferred Qualifications:  Major in a quantitative discipline such as Economics, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or Statistics preferred.  Advanced coursework/training in statistics, mathematics, and/or computer science desired.  Work experience in a research role, preferably in academic environment.  Additional programming experience in the following languages is desirable: Python, SQL or C++ 
 

To Apply:  Please fill visit our website and fill out the application at http://bit.ly/CBS-researchassociate and email your resume, cover letter, and transcripts via email to researchjobs@gsb.columbia.edu.  In subject line, type RA-Accounting, RA-DRO, RA-Finance, or RA-Management depending on division of interest.

 

NYU EECS Faculty Positions

posted Oct 19, 2016, 3:27 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

From the desk of NYU Tandon ECE Department Chair, Shivendra Panwar:

 
Several Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
New York University, one of the largest and most highly regarded private universities, is seeking to add several tenured/tenure-track faculty members to its Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department as part of a major multi-year growth phase.
 
The faculty and students of the NYU School of Engineering are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to world-class research centers in cyber security (cyber.nyu.edu), networking (catt.nyu.edu) and wireless communications (nyuwireless.com), among other areas. The School has close collaborations with the Langone School of Medicine, the Courant Institute, other schools of NYU, NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai. The ECE Department invites outstanding applicants for tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments in the following areas: Robotics, Nanodevices, Cybersecurity (with a focus on network security), and RF/Analog Circuits. Candidates with a strong record of interdisciplinary research and the potential to develop a world-class research program are preferred. Candidates must have a PhD degree in ECE or related disciplines and must have the ability to develop and lead high-quality research and attract external funding. Applicants should include a cover letter, current resume, research and teaching statements, and letters from at least three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically.
 
Applications received by Jan 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.
 
More information about our department can be found at http://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/departments/electrical, and information about our qualifications and required materials can be found at http://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/departments/electrical/faculty-search.
 
New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Michigan Technological University, Tenure-Track

posted Oct 10, 2016, 10:54 AM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

Computer Science
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931
www.cs.mtu.edu

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Applications are invited for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Spring 2017 or Fall 2017.  Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field and to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research.  We seek applicants with research interests in cybersecurity or big data; exceptional candidates in other areas may apply.

The Department has two undergraduate degree programs (Computer Science and Software Engineering) and graduate programs in Cybersecurity (M.S.) and Computer Science (an M.S. and Ph.D.). Faculty research interests include architecture, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data science, distributed systems, embedded and multimedia systems, graphics & visualization, human computer interaction, machine learning, software engineering, virtual environments, and wireless networks. In addition, the Department is a member of the university’s Alliance for Computing, Information & Automation and participates in several interdisciplinary initiatives, including the M.S. in Data Science graduate degree program.

Michigan Technological University, a state research university in Houghton, MI, with approximately 7,100 students and 400 faculty, has educational and research programs in computing, engineering, physical and social sciences, forestry, humanities, and business. Michigan Tech is located in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula and is surrounded by Lake Superior and nearby forests. The community offers year-round recreational and cultural opportunities.

Application Instructions

Applications for the position should be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4662.

Application materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references.  The review of applications will begin October 10, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Michigan Technological University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.

Michigan Technological University acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disability.

CalTech Post-Doc Positions

posted Oct 4, 2016, 2:49 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

Professor Soon-Jo Chung’s Aerospace Robotics and Control Group at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT) seeks to fill multiple full-time Postdoctoral Scholar positions in two areas: (1) Space Engineering, with focus on Distributed Space Systems and Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC), and (2) Autonomous Systems. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: nonlinear control, estimation and computer vision, real-time optimal control, space optics, and space hardware systems. Prior knowledge in flight dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, or orbital mechanics is a plus.
 
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. An annual salary will range from $60,000 to $75,000 based on qualifications. Candidates should email a detailed CV and a list of references (e-mail and telephone numbers) to sjchung@caltech.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
http://www.galcit.caltech.edu/documents/SpaceAutonomousCaltechPostdoc.pdf

Wellesley College, Tenure-Track CS Positions

posted Sep 30, 2016, 12:01 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

Wellesley College
Computer Science
Tenure-Track Assistant Professors and Hess Faculty Fellow

Wellesley College invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions as well as a two year Norma Wilentz Hess Faculty Fellow in the Computer Science Department, starting in the fall of 2017. The Computer Science Department is strongly committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship, and to providing students with the best possible research experiences. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity within an academic setting. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline, ABD considered. Strong candidates in any area of specialty will be considered. We especially encourage applicants in the fields of software design, systems, HCI, theory and algorithms, AI, and machine learning. Information about the department can be found at http://www.wellesley.edu/cs.

 

The tenure-track Assistant Professor positions have a teaching load of two courses per semester, with the opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate’s area of specialty and support for a vigorous program of research. The two year Hess Fellow position, funded at the Assistant Professor level, has a teaching load of one course per semester, with ample opportunity for innovative course development and support for research, travel, equipment, conference attendance, and other scholarly activities.

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, and statement about research accomplishments and future plans at https://career.wellesley.edu. The names/email addresses of three references are requested; (The online application will request names/email addresses so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly.) Applicants will begin to be reviewed starting on December 1, 2016. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 1, 2017. If there are difficulties submitting online, please contact working@wellesley.edu for assistance. Questions about the position should be directed to Brian Tjaden at btjaden@wellesley.edu.

 

Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

Cornell LISC Openings

posted Sep 27, 2016, 9:17 AM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

 Cornell                                                         University 

  

Topic: Intelligent Sensing and Control 
Postdoctoral Associate 
Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D. track 

The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the area of intelligent sensing and control theory with applications to autonomous systems, robotics, sensor and image processing, and classification. The areas of emphasis are information-driven planning and control, convolutional neural networks, learning control, robust and adaptive control. Exceptionally qualified candidates with background in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering are eligible to apply. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: control theory, unmanned vehicles, intelligent systems, sonar, information theory, nonparametric Bayesian models.

Topic: Neuroscience and Intelligent Decision Making
Postdoctoral Associate 
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S. or Ph.D. track
Undergraduate Student Internship

The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the areas of intelligent decision making and neuroscience applications of learning and control theory. The areas of emphasis are spikining neural networks, training algorithms, satisficing decision making, robotics, virtual reality, and computer games. Exceptionally qualified candidates with background in Computer Science or Engineering are eligible to apply. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: reinforcement learning, computational neuroscience, computational geometry, statistics and probability theory, game engines and programming.

Topic: Multi-agent Systems
Postdoctoral Associate
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S. or Ph.D. track

The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the area of multi-agent or networked systems. The areas of emphasis are multiscale dynamical systems, optimal control theory, calculus of variations, adaptive control, robust control, decentralized estimation and control. Exceptionally qualified candidates with background in Applied Math or Engineering are eligible to apply. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: numerical methods for optimal control and PDEs, equation-free methods, PDE-constrained optimization, dynamic programming, switched systems.

General Information
The LISC is part of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Ithaca is located in the gorgeous Finger Lakes region, and is known for its many cultural and outdoors recreational activities, such as uniquemusic series and events, and a wide variety of sports, such as skiingwindsurfinghockeysailing, and hiking, thanks to the adjacent Cayuga Lake and nearbymountains.

Application Process
To apply for a Postdoctoral Associate position, please send your (i) CV, (ii) top two papers, and (iii) contact information for three referees to ferrari@cornell.edu, with the subject header "LISC postdoc application" and the name of the position for which you are applying. 

To apply for a Research Assistantship, Ph.D. Track, please submit an application online to the Cornell University Graduate School, select the ME or AE Graduate Field, the DSC or Robotics area of concentration, and indicate your interest in Prof. Ferrari's group and chosen research topic(s) in your application and essay. 

To apply for an Undergraduate or M.S. Student Internship, you must already be enrolled at Cornell University. Please send your CV and contact information for three referees to ferrari@cornell.edu, with the subject header "LISC Internship" and the name of the position for which you are applying.

Columbia Business School, Research Associate(s)

posted Sep 26, 2016, 1:19 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Accounting, Finance, DRO, Marketing, Management) – openings on July 1, 2017
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
 
Columbia Business School seeks to recruit a full-time Research Associate (RAs) to assist with faculty research in the following divisions:  Accounting; Decision, Risk & Operations (DRO); Finance & Economics (F&E), Management, and Marketing.
 
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School faculty, the RA will take an active role in on-going research projects in various stages from conception through publication.  This position provides an opportunity to gain experience in academic business research and would be ideal preparation for a PhD program and other graduate study or careers in the data sciences.  The work is overseen by a faculty liaison from the respective divisions along with the Director of Research.
 
This position offers salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and excellent benefits. For further information, visit http://hr.columbia.edu/benefits.

 

Job Duties may include:

Develop and implement models and simulations in Matlab, R, C++, Python, STATA, SAS etc.
Perform statistical analysis, including regression analysis, machine learning, and other techniques.
Collect, clean, and maintain large data sets and databases, using webscraping and other methods.  Assist with data entry and ensure data integrity.  Extract and link data from multiple databases for analysis. 
Assist with data analysis and dissemination of findings through the preparation of reports, journal articles, presentations, web sites, and other research outlets.
Perform case-based research, including work with detailed primary documents.
Assist in the organization of research programs including conferences, seminars and workshops
Prepare presentations for teaching and research projects.  
Monitor the status of multiple projects and ensure that interim and final deadlines are met.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Research.
 
Education:  Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent is required. 
 
Minimum Requirements:  Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communications skills needed.  Strong programming and quantitative skills required.  Candidate must be organized and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Candidates must demonstrate through either prior work experience or academic course study an aptitude and enthusiasm for research.  Candidates for the Finance and Accounting positions must have mastered either STATA and/or SAS.  Candidates for DRO and Management must have mastered the use of Matlab and/or R.
 
Preferred Qualifications:  Major in a quantitative discipline such as Economics, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Physics, or Statistics preferred.  Advanced coursework/training in statistics, mathematics, and/or computer science desired.  Work experience in a research role, preferably in academic environment.  Additional programming experience in the following languages is desirable: Python, SQL or C++
 

To Apply:  Please fill visit our website and fill out the application at http://bit.ly/CBS-researchassociate and email your resume, cover letter, and transcripts via email to researchjobs@gsb.columbia.edu.  In subject line, type RA-Accounting, RA-DRO, RA-Finance, or RA-Management depending on division of interest.

 

If your skills, experience, and interests are a suitable match for our needs, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

Graduate School Fellowship for New Americans

posted May 20, 2016, 1:04 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

The application for the 2017 Class of Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans just launched. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships are open to immigrants and the children of immigrants who are 30 or younger and entering or are in their first two years of graduate school as of the November 1, 2016 deadline. Fellows receive up to $90,000 over two years in support of their education: $40,000 in tuition support and $50,000 in stipend support. More importantly, they join a lifelong community of New Americans who are making significant contributions to society.

 

They are looking for individuals who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field.

 

For full eligibility requirements, to register for a web information session or to apply, go to: www.pdsoros.org.

Technology For Impact Fellowship

posted Apr 21, 2016, 4:22 PM by XRG-EECS UCBerkeley

The Technology For Impact Fellowship is a part-time, volunteer-based summer opportunity for technology students to build software solutions for nonprofits. Our team has selected 4 projects for 2016, out of a pool of over 15 nonprofits who applied. These projects are unique because of the opportunity they present to students to create massive value for the nonprofit and it's constituents.

The TFI Fellowship provides students:
  1. An opportunity to make an massive impact with a nonprofit
  2. A unique combination of real world responsibility, leadership and tech experience
  3. Mentorship from amazing engineers at companies like Facebook, Airbnb, Google, LinkedIn and Salesforce
  4. Networking with TFI advisors and guest speakers
 We have some unbelievable projects lined up for this Summer. You can take a look and students can apply at: www.tfi-fellowship.org 

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