Appointments Available Immediately
Two Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions are available
in Machine Intelligence and Knowledge
Engineering (MINE) Laboratory directed by Dr. Xiangliang Zhang in the Division
of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE) at
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) located on Red Sea
shore. Candidates with experience in one or more of the following research
areas are invited to apply: machine learning, data mining, databases, information
retrieval and recommender systems. More information about MINE Lab can be found
Candidates need to hold an earned Ph.D. (or
be near completion) in computer science or in a related field with good
programming skills in C/C++/Java/Matlab. Successful candidates are expected to be
self-motivated and have a good publication record (at least have one paper
accepted by premier conferences or journals like KDD, NIPS, ICML, IJCAI, AAAI,
SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, TKDE, TKDD, etc.) and good command of English. The position
holders will perform interdisciplinary research, shape research directions,
produce and disseminate results through publications, coordinate research
projects and help to supervise Ph.D. and M.S students.
The PostDoc positions are for 1 to 3 years.
- Very competitive tax exemption salary and benefit package (e.g., free
high-standards fully furnished houses, health insurance, education at KAUST
international schools for children, 20 days of paid vacation per year,
relocation allowance, repatriation allowance).
- Sufficient funding support (e.g., conference attendance and
international trip support).
- State-of-the-art research facilities, including one of the fastest
supercomputers in the world (IBM BlueGene, 64000 cores, 64TB RAM), and a
word-class visualization center.
- Solid collaboration (including exchange visits) with our partners such
as IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Texas A&M University, INRIA, Microsoft
Research Asia and others.
- Vibrant campus life and impressive recreational facilities that include
a private beach, marina and golf course.
Eligible and interested applicants are invited
to submit their application electronically to Dr. Xiangliang Zhang
(email@example.com) with a detailed professional Curriculum Vita
(including educational background, professional experience, and a list of
publications). Successful candidates will be further contacted to provide more
documents (e.g., two or three recommendation letters and a brief statement of
Applications will be handled in strict
confidentiality. KAUST is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin
immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.
King Abdullah University of Science and
Technology (KAUST) is a brand new, international, graduate-level research
university supported by a multi-billion dollar endowment. With sufficient
research funding, highly competitive and merit-based compensation scheme,
state-of-art core facilities, supercomputing machines (for KAUST's Shaheen
Supercomputer see http://www.hpc.kaust.edu.sa/) and university leadership's
vision and commitment to make KAUST one of the world's greatest academic
institutions, KAUST has attracted a large group of internationally recognized
talents. Joint (PhD) Degree Program will shortly be released between KAUST and Technische
Universität München (TUM), and TA&M, and Graduate University of Chinese
Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, through a Global Research Partnership, KAUST
has built up deep and meaningful partnerships with the world's most premier
institutions (e.g., Stanford University, University of Illinois at Urbana
Champaign (UIUC), The University of Oxford, UC Berkeley, Cornell University,
University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University) and big companies
(e.g., IBM, Boeing, Dow Chemical Company), which provide KAUST researchers
ample opportunities to work with the world's most leading scientists and to
commercialize their research projects. The aforementioned unrivaled resources
available to KAUST researchers offer unprecedented opportunities for scientists
from around the globe and across all cultures to build up their career at
KAUST. Further information about KAUST can be found at: http://www.kaust.edu.sa.