Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
07/19/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
89279
Work Unit:
College of Information Sciences and Technology
Department:
Information Sciences and Technology

Description

The College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania State University is accepting applications for a two-year, full-time postdoctoral position to start October 1, 2019. The candidate will support a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-funded effort to develop synthetic prediction markets for assigning confidence scores to findings in the social science literatures. Fundamental work will include innovations in information retrieval, dynamical systems, and machine learning. A PhD in math, computer science, engineering or related discipline is required. Experience in information retrieval, big data, and machine learning is preferred. Demonstrated interest in the social and behavioral sciences is welcome. Research will be primarily advised by Dr. Lee Giles. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and graduate students from Penn State, Texas A&M, Rutgers University and Old Dominion University on this large program.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088