Research Associate in Computer Science
Michigan State University Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term


Job no:

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering

Department: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific


Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a fixed term research associate position in the areas of machine learning and natural language processing. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr. Kordjamshidi. The duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Development of structured learning models, and techniques for integration of domain knowledge in learning
  • Application to Natural language processing and combining vision and language modalities,
  • Developing reusable software modules based on their research work that is usable by other researchers in the team and beyond for reproducing the results or further development

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computer Science or closely related fiel

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or closely related discipline
  • Experience in machine learning and natural language processing
  • Strong programming skills and interest in software development
  • Publication record with peer-reviewed publications
  • Ability to handle deadlines

Good communication and teamwork skills

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Strong programming skills in Python and experience in software development
  • Prior experience in structured machine learning and optimization
  • Ability to work with graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English

Required Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and email addresses of at least two references (one of whom must be candidate’s PhD adviser)
  • A relevant publication sample

Review of Applications Begins On



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Advertised: Nov 22, 2019 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 22, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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