Job Details

University of Chicago
  • Position Number: 2124870
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

The Center for Data and Computing at the University of Chicago invites applications for Postdoctoral Scholars with appointments starting on or after July 1, 2021. We are interested in individuals who wish to deepen their knowledge of cutting-edge data science and computing research while developing additional expertise in a specific, applied problem domain.

This unique program provides postdocs with the opportunity to pursue original research on significant questions in data science, while also developing specialized domain expertise in one or more complementary areas such as behavioral science, healthcare, and public policy.

Drawing on the University of Chicago's top-ranked programs, world-renowned faculty, as well as a vibrant and quickly expanding data science ecosystem, this program will allow postdoctoral scholars to engage in field-defining data science and artificial intelligence research. Our positions carry a competitive salary, generous research funding stipends, and benefits.

To learn more about the current, inaugural cohort of Data Science and Applied AI Postdoctoral Scholars, please see this news piece profiling their research interests and projects. Interested applicants can also view the profiles of potential faculty mentors online.

Interested applicants should apply online. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021 and will continue until all positions are filled. Please visit our website to learn more and apply:

The Center for Data and Computing (CDAC) is the intellectual hub and incubator for data science research at the University of Chicago. Co-located with the University of Chicago Computer Science Department, we catalyze discoveries by exploring new data and computing methods, foundations, and platforms in the context of real-world applications.


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