Postdoctoral Researcher in Programming Languages and Machine Learning

University Park Campus
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Engineering
Programming Languages and Machine Learning Labs


Applications are invited for a 1-2 year full-time Postdoctoral Research position at the Machine Learning and Programming Languages labs in the Computer Science and Engineering department at Penn State. The position involves developing tools and theories for analyzing source code using programming languages and statistical methods. An applicant should possess a doctoral degree in Computer Science or Statistics and have strong background in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, programming languages, non-parametric statistics, differential privacy. The candidate must have an excellent track record of original research and the ability to work as part of a team. The postdoc will be provided with competitive salary and employment benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year, with an option to renew for a second year. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Daniel Kifer and Danfeng Zhang at Applicants should upload a resume with at least two names of references. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088