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Postdoctoral Scholar - University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute

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This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA

Information Sciences Institute (ISI), part of the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC, seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Researcher position with a focus on modeling and forecasting with multivariate and heterogeneous time series data. The positions are for one year, with possibility of a renewal for two more years.

The successful candidate will work on a federally sponsored project together with a team of experts in machine learning, computer science, and social sciences. The central objective is to develop an algorithmic framework for analyzing multivariate time-series data, and generating forecasts about various events of interests from two broad categories: Socio-political and societal events (elections, epidemics, etc.); and cybersecurity events (large scale security breaches, new viral malware, etc.). The successful applicant is expected to develop and validate novel forecasting algorithms based on heterogeneous and high-dimensional data streaming from various sources. This research is intrinsically inter-disciplinary and qualified applicants with PhD’s in any mathematical field will be considered, although the preference will be given to applicants with background/experience in machine learning and/or time-series modeling/forecasting.

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

CountryUnited States
LabMarina del Rey, Los Angeles, California

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