Job Openings in Information Theory
ML/AI/Data Science Faculty Position at UW Madison
The College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks faculty candidates for up to three tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of basic research in Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Data Science (DS).
Oct 11, 2018
Rutgers needs a new DIMACS Director
The DIMACS Center based at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ is seeking a Director. This is a five-year renewable appointment as Director as well as a tenured full professor position in an appropriate Rutgers department.
Oct 4, 2018
Position in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers
The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for faculty positions, at all ranks, with a start date of fall 2019.
Sep 16, 2018
PhD positions (2) in information theory
There is vacancy for two PhD positions in information theory at the Department of Informatics. The positions are for a fixed-term period of 4 years with 25% compulsory other work (e.g. teaching duties). The workplace is the research center Simula UiB AS. Simula UiB is a research center owned by Simula Research Laboratory and the University of Bergen. The goal of Simula UiB is to increase the security expertise in Norway through research and education. The positions are within the Information Theory Section of Simula UiB. The successful candidates will use advanced information-theoretic and coding-theoretic tools to design new security and privacy schemes and derive fundamental performance bounds for such schemes applied to future distributed information systems. Distributed information systems include, but are not limited to distributing storage systems and distributed computing systems.
Sep 5, 2018
5 PhD Positions at the University of Vienna
Data Science @ Uni Wien is a new research platform at the University of Vienna that presents a hub on all activities in data science at the University of Vienna. We have openings for five enthusiastic PhD students to establish an interdisciplinary research environment. The PhD students will be hosted in one of the faculties of Computer Science, Mathematics, or Business, Economics and Statistics. Each of the PhD students will be co-supervised by members of at least two different faculties and work on research problems in one of five domains, Astronomy, Digital Humanities, Finance, Industry 4.0, Medical Sciences. The focus in these areas is described on our website:
Apr 5, 2018
Tenured Faculty Position at EURECOM's Communication Systems Department
The Communications Systems department of EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France, invites applications for a full time tenured faculty position in the broad area of data-driven communication systems.
Apr 2, 2018
Multiple research positions in IT and nonlinear fiber optics at TU Eindhoven
We are hiring 1 postdoctoral researcher and one fully-funded PhD student to work on the project FUN-NOTCH: Fundamentals of the Nonlinear Optical Channel. Both positions are available for four years and are in the Signal Processing Systems (SPS) group at the Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Feb 27, 2018
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Change Detection for Multimodal Data, Duke University
The postdoc is at the IID center under the supervision of Prof. Vahid Tarokh.
Feb 6, 2018
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Non-Commutative Information Theory and Processing, Duke University
The postdoc is at Duke University under the supervision of Prof. Vahid Tarokh.
Feb 6, 2018
Faculty position at Telecom ParisTech in Information Processing and Communications
Telecom ParisTech is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the Digital Communications Group, Department of Communications and Electronics.
Dec 19, 2017
Tenure-Track Faculty Position open at Princeton University
The Department of Electrical Engineering seeks applications in all areas of Electrical Engineering for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position.
Dec 18, 2017
Tenured Faculty Position open at Princeton University
The Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level, effective as early as September 1, 2018.
Dec 18, 2017
Postdoc Openings at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications at The Chinese University of Hong Kong has several postdoc openings with a flexible start date.
Nov 5, 2017
Multiple Positions in Fiber Optical Communications at TU Eindhoven
One Postdoctoral Researcher (for up to 3 years) and one PhD student position (fully funded for 4 years) are available at the the Signal Processing Systems (SPS) Group, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands.
Aug 21, 2017
Channel Coding Researcher Position at InterDigital London
InterDigital (IDCC) Europe currently has a research engineer position in its London office. The researcher will work on the design and development of next generation channel codes, including polar codes, particularly for beyond 5G applications. The successful candidate will be an IDCC team member of the recently EU funded beyond-5G project called EPIC (Sept 2017-Sept 2020) and will constantly interact and work with project partners including Polaran (Prof. Erdal Arikan), Telecom Bretagne (Prof. Catherine Douillard), Un. Kaiserslautern (Prof. Norbert Wehn), Ericsson, and IMEC.
Jul 14, 2017
Postdoctoral Position at University of Southern California
There is currently a postdoctoral scholar position available in Prof. Avestimehr’s research group at University of Southern California (USC), at the cross section of information theory, distributed computing, and data analytics. The project, which is funded by DARPA, will focus on development of various “coded computing” frameworks that combine coding with distributed computing to alleviate several bottlenecks in large-scale data analytics. Interested applicants should send their CV, along with the names of two references, to Prof. Avestimehr via email ([email protected]).
May 23, 2017
Postdoctoral Opening at Purdue University
We are actively looking for Electrical Engineering/Computer Science/Applied Math background scholars with interests in modeling and analysis of computer networking systems.
Apr 5, 2017
Joint Postdoc Position at ASU and Harvard
Joint Postdoc Position at ASU and Harvard
Mar 6, 2017

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