The VIDA Lab for Visualization, Imaging and Data Analytics at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is seeking to hire a Post-doctoral Position in Visualization for Machine Learning at NYU.
University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering, located in Brooklyn, has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
The Visualization, Imaging and Data Analysis (VIDA) Center has an opening for a post-doctoral associate to conduct innovative and exciting research in the area of visualization for machine learning interpretability. The position is available immediately but the start date is flexible.
About New York University (NYU) and VIDA:
NYU is located in the heart of New York City and is one of the top private universities in the United States. VIDA is located at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in downtown Brooklyn in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, one of the most vibrant areas in the city for high-tech industry and education.
VIDA is an interdisciplinary center with strengths in big data and science methods, including data management, visualization, machine learning, and in several application areas such as social sciences, neural science, medicine, biology, and physics.
The postdoctoral associate will join a dynamic group of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members and industry partners to develop cutting edge research on machine learning visualization and interpretability.
Tandon faculty and students are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to NYU's Global Network University. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Tandon fosters student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world.
- PhD in computer science or a related technical field
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse interdisciplinary team, and contribute to an active intellectual environment
- Excellent written and oral communication.
- Proficiency and experience in programming for machine learning and/or interactive data visualization systems
Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:
- Deep learning
- Visualization and interactive user interfaces
- Statistics/probability and machine learning
- Empirical evaluation with user studies
The candidate is expected to:
- Perform excellent scientific research
- Develop research prototypes and conduct on-line and off-line evaluation
- Present results in top-tier international conferences
- Help in guiding PhD and Master students
- Participate in the VIDA and CDS activities
To apply, please send a CV and a 1-page cover letter to Ann Messinger at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled.
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