Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate
University of Southern California - Marina del Rey, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

**This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA**

Information Sciences Institute (ISI), part of USC's Viterbi School of Engineering, seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate for the Intelligent Systems Division, with specialization in one or more of the following areas:

  • Biomedical data integration and knowledge engineering
  • Information integration
  • Knowledge technologies, workflows, and big science
  • Machine translation
  • Natural language processing
  • Robotics
  • Social networks
A successful candidate will be capable of generating research ideas and solutions to complex computer science problems, providing research support on problems of diverse scope, and executing research projects in collaboration with others.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under direction of a research faculty member.
  • Identifies, researches, compiles and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.
  • Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers, and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research. Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.
  • Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records.
This position is a one year fixed-term appointment, with a possible reappointment for a second year. Appointment may begin before 8/15/2014 if appropriate.

***The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.***

Minimum Qualifications:
A PhD in computer science or a related field within the past 5 years is required.

Minimum Education:
Minimum Experience:
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:
Preferred Experience:
Publications in peer-reviewed journals in the same or related field.

Preferred Field of Expertise:
Position Type:
New
Grant Funded
Fixed Term

Special Instructions to Applicants:
We request that applicants not submit reference letters themselves. Instead, please ask at least 3 references to submit letters of reference directly to the ISI Intelligent Systems Division at the following email address:
ai-reference@isi.edu

Quicklink for Posting:
jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=72631

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