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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Requisition # 3872

Position Basics


Advertising Ends on:Thursday, January 5th, 2023
Advertising Started on:Friday, September 23rd, 2022
College:College of Engineering
Department:IIHR Hydroscience Engineering

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

Postdoctoral Research Scholar inIntelligent Systems and Knowledge Generation



We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join our research program at Hydroinformatics Lab within IIHR Hydroscience & Engineering and the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa. The initial appointment is full-time for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. Research will fall within the broad topics of artificial intelligence, knowledge generation and intelligent systems. The research team is open to individuals from computer science and other informatics and data science backgrounds and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.



 



This position is available immediately and the start date is as soon as feasible.



 



The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty, staff, and students at the Hydroinformatics Lab (https://hydroinformatics.uiowa.edu) and IIHR Hydroscience & Engineering (https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu), a national and global leader in environmental and fluids-related research, education, and service. The University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. The University of Iowa is in Iowa City, a community built around higher education, with vibrant cultural opportunities and a long history of international connections, leadership, and accomplishment. Iowa City offers the safe, friendly quality of life for which the Midwest is known. Information regarding some of the resources that the University of Iowa and the local area provide can be found at (https://worklife.uiowa.edu)



Pay is commensurate with experience.



 



To Apply:



 



All qualified applicants are required to apply by providing a CV, software portfolio, code samples (i.e., GitHub account), cover letter, and contact information for 3 references.  Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Dr. Ibrahim Demir (ibrahim-demir@uiowa.edu).



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

Education Requirement:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant informatics, data science or computer science field

Required Qualifications:

  • Established track record of developing open-source software, projects, publications, or other activities

  • Demonstrated expertise in machine learning projects, NLP, knowledge generation and intelligent system development

  • Strong knowledge of strong programming skills, e.g., Python/JavaScript, solid knowledge in machine learning (e.g., classic machine learning or representation learning) or semantic technologies (e.g., RDF, OWL, knowledge graph, knowledge engineering)

  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining RESTful APIs

  • Experience with version control (e.g., git)

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Designing and developing machine learning and deep learning systems

  • Running machine learning tests and experiments

  • Experience in developing, testing, and maintaining reliable and scalable ML algorithms

  • Able to communicate concepts and designs through sketches, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Expertise with cloud services and agile development

  • Proficient in relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL)


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
Software Portfolio
Code Samples (i.e. GitHub account)
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Ibrahim Demir - ibrahim-demir@uiowa.edu
Cend-Civil-Environmental Engin
Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
320 South Riverside Drive
314 SHL
Iowa City, IA 52246
Phone: 319-335-5780
Department URL: https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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