Postdoctoral Scholar in Computer Science
University of California Irvine School of Information and Computer Sciences
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar in Computer Science

Job #JPF05990
  • Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences - Computer Science

Recruitment Period

Open March 2nd, 2020 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2020, you will have until July 31st, 2020 to complete your application.


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position working with Stephan Mandt and Padhraic Smyth at the University of California, Irvine. Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

*deep learning and probabilistic modeling
*variational inference
*deep sequential models, neural point processes
*neural compression

We are looking for researchers with a Ph.D. in machine learning, statistics, mathematics, physics, or in a related field. The successful candidate has a strong track record including publications in top-tier journals/conference proceedings such as NIPS, ICML, ICLR, UAI, AISTATS or JMLR, as well as strong mathematical and programming skills. Salary to be between $65,000 - $75,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications.

The Computer Science department at UC Irvine has a very active set of research groups in machine learning and related areas, with a long tradition in the field, and with close ties to departments such as Statistics, Mathematics, and Cognitive Science. UC Irvine is a top-10 public US university located in southern California, approximately one hour south of Los Angeles, one hour north of San Diego, and 5 minutes from Newport Beach.

The anticipated appointment start date will be October 1, 2018 or later. The starting date for the position is negotiable. Interested Applicants should respond by forwarding a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

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

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • (Optional)
  • 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)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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