【招聘启事】Postdoctoral and Research Scientist Positions in Data Science, Xiamen University, China

The School of Informatics at Xiamen University invites applicants for several Postdoctoral and Research positions in the areas of Data Science and related areas, including but not limited to High Performance Architectures, Distributed and Parallel Programming Models and Languages, High Dimensional Space Search, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Dynamic Systems, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Collective Intelligence, and Artificial Life.

The School of Informatics holds the Center for Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics at Xiamen University, which was founded three years ago but rapidly growing. A 10 Peta FLOPS data processing center is under its design stage and expected to complete in the academic year of 2016/2017. The Center is expanding its faculty and facility. It offers its Ph.D. program in joint with the School of Informatics (http://information.xmu.edu.cn/en/). Its objective is to become a leading technology base in the areas of High Performance Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, and Machine Intelligence. The Center is closely tied with the School of Informatics, consisting of Departments of Computer Science, Communication Engineering, Cognitive Science, and Cyberspace Security. The School of Informatics offers Master and Ph.D. programs in the above fields.

The Center is under the leadership of Professor Z. George Mou, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University, who has conducted and led numerous research and development projects at Brandeis University, IBM RS 6000 Division, Applied Physics Lab of the Johns Hopkins University, The Boeing Company, Yale University, Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation in the fields of parallel programming models and programming languages, Scientific Computing, Information Retrieval, Simulation, Disease Control, High Dimensional and Geographic Space Search, Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Defense. His landmark work in the programming model and language Divacon has been implemented in a number of distributed and parallel programming platforms, delivered superb performance for a wide range of large scale problems.

An ideal candidate should have completed or will complete within a year a Ph.D. program in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics or other related areas. Interested applicants should submit (1) a Cover Letter (2) a Research Statement (3) three Letters of Recommendation (4) a detailed curriculum of vita to zhifanbai@xmu.edu.cn. The review process will start from November 15, and will continue until all the vacancies are filled.
Xiamen University is a reputable Chinese University founded in 1921 with a long excellent academic tradition. Its campus is generally regarded the most beautiful in China. We offer stimulating environments for research and development, competitive compensation. In-campus accommodation and visa assistance will be provided for successful candidates. Teaching and graduate student advising opportunities are available for those who are interested. The appointment is for an initial three-year term and is renewable. Tenure track teaching and research positions at the ranks of assistant and/or associate professors will be open to those candidates who successfully completed the initial term of the appointment.

Contact Information:
Zhifang Bai, Secretary for International Affairs and Cooperative Education
Dean’s Office, School of Informatics, Xiamen University
422 Siming Road South, Xiamen, Fujian 361005, China
Phone: +86-592-2182793, Mobile: +86-13328405532
E-mail: zhifanbai@xmu.edu.cn
Web: http://information.xmu.edu.cn/

 

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