Postdoctoral Researcher


  • Postdoc
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: March 15, 2019

Baidu USA
Cognitive Computing Lab

Postdoctoral Researcher – Cognitive Computing Lab (CCL)

Co-located in Silicon Valley, Seattle and Beijing, Baidu Research brings together top talents from around the world to focus on future-looking fundamental research in artificial intelligence.  At Baidu Research, we are developing cutting-edge research to better harness big data.  We work extensively on predictive analytics, aiming to generate actionable and testable hypotheses based on large amounts of data and previous experiences.  Data-driven decision making and automation are being utilized to solve significant challenges faced by our society at unprecedented scale.  Our mission is to advance understanding of the principles and use of data science to solve important societal problems.

Baidu Research CCL invites applications for a number of Postdoctoral Fellowships, to conduct original research in computer science and statistics. Areas of research include statistical learning, deep nets, theoretical computer science, security, natural language processing, computer vision, knowledge graphs, etc. This fellowship should be an excellent opportunity for outstanding fresh PhD graduates who hope to spend one or two years in an industry research lab before going to academia. Those who already have faculty offers are also welcome to apply if they can make proper arrangements with their universities. Positions for research internships and research scientists are also available.

Qualifications:

·       PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields.

·       Excellent publication record in major CS conferences and premier CS/Stat/EE/SIAM journals, including major statistics journals, SIAM J. Computing, CVPR, KDD, ACL, WWW, NIPS, ICML, SIGMOD, JMLR, PAMI, IEEE Info. Theory, SIAM J. Optimization, etc.

·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       Team player with good communication skills.

Compensation: Highly competitive

Locations: Bellevue WA, Sunnyvale CA, or Beijing China. Please send CV to ccl-job@baidu.com