Northwestern University, The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL)

Position ID:IDEAL-The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL)-POSTDOC [#15887]
Position Title: IDEAL Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Evanston, Illinois 60208, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics / Statistics
Mathematics / Probability, Statistics
Computer Science / Economics and Computation, Theory, Algorithms, Applied Math/Optimization, Data Science, Game Theory and Economics, Information adn Coding Theory, Information Security and Privacy, Machine Learning Theory, Optimization, Statistics
Operations Research / Operations Research
Economics / C1-Econometric and Statistical Methods, D - Microeconomics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2020/02/22 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/01/27, updated 2020/01/21, listed until 2020/07/21)
Position Description:    

The institute (IDEAL) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships starting Fall of 2020, to conduct inter-disciplinary research that focuses on key aspects of the theoretical foundations of data science.

One fellowship is based at the Toyota Technology Institute at Chicago and one fellowship is based at Northwestern University. Candidates will be expected to spend at least one day a week at the other campus. Ideal candidates will have interests in several of the special quarters that will be run from Fall 2020 to Spring 2022 (please see for details). By default, applicants will be considered for both postdoctoral positions. If you have a strong preference for one of the participating institutions, please specify in your cover letter.

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Appointments begin Fall 2020 quarter. Applications received by February 22nd, 2020 will be given full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled.

Applicants should submit:

A cover letter. A curriculum vitae. Contact information for three to five letters of reference. A statement of research goals.

Northwestern University and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago are Equal Opportunity employers. Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
IDEAL Staff,
2233 Tech Drive, Third Floor,
Evanston IL 60208

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