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Position: Postdoc
Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Duties: The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time 1-year (potentially renewable to 2 years) postdoc position in data science, beginning April 2023
Requirements: Ph.D in Applied Mathematics or related fields
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Postdoc Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Position Title Postdoc Requisition # S01155P FLSA Exempt Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago Department Applied Mathematics GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time 1-year (potentially renewable to 2 years) postdoc position in data science, beginning April 2023. Reappointment in this position for the second calendar year will be subject to the performance and a continuing need for the position. The successful candidate will join a NASA funded project working with Caltech Jet Propulsion Lab to detect wildfires from satellite date using topological data analysis ( TDA ) and machine learning under the direct supervision of Professor Matthew Dixon. There is a possibility that the successful candidate will also teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in the Department of Applied Mathematics in Year 2 of the appointment. The department hiring committee will start reviewing applications on February 22nd, 2023, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. For questions on the recruitment process, please contact the Department Coordinator Faith Kancauski (kancauski@iit.edu). COMMUNICATIONS Ability to communicate written, verbal and electronic with other faculty, students and other institutions is necessary. CUSTOMER SERVICE Ability to communicate clearly with both internal and external customers. Special Schedule Requirements EEOC Statement Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO /AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ ADA / ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. Qualifications Education & Experience Ph.D in Applied Mathematics or related fields. Knowledge & Skills N/A SUPERVISION & BUDGET AUTHORITY Possible supervision of grad students. Physical Environment and Requirements Job may require walking across campus. Certifications and Licenses List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in performing the job, designating whether required or preferred. Applicants are requested at this stage to submit · Curriculum Vitae · Research statement · Teaching statement · Three or more reference letters (one of them addresses the teaching ability of the candidate) Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility The successful candidate should have a recent PhD in applied mathematics or related fields. Applicants specializing in machine learning and data sciences, combined with disciplined statistical and scientific programming codes as evidenced by, for example, well documented data science research codes in Github and publications, are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who can start by the preferred start date of April 1, 2023 and who can demonstrate a sound theoretical background in TDA , and engineering know-how of applying machine learning and TDA for anomaly detection in multi-channel satellite image data. Percentage Of Time 100.00 Posting Information Work Hours Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Position Category Full Time Posting Date 02/21/2023 Closing Date Posted Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting https://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/9479 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Resume Letter of Recommendation Optional Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Portfolio Back to top To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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