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Post-doc Scholar

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-doc Scholar
Requisition Number DU03460
Department Name 8H040:Computer Science
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $50,000
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD in Computer Science or closely related field.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Shift to be determined by supervisor.

Job Summary

Post-Doctoral Position in Cyber Physical Human Systems

Three year Post-Doctoral position available to accelerate research aims of a NIFA/NSF funded research project related to Cyber Physical Human Systems (CPHS), and specifically to the social-behavioral aware optimization of smart environments and smart cities. Familiarity with CPHS, Internet of Things, interdisciplinary research, optimization techniques, machine learning, design and analysis of centralized and distributed algorithms, probability and statistics, graph theory and human in the loop computing is highly valuable.

The candidate will perform advanced research in the general area of CPHS as applied to smart environments. They will work on algorithms to learn user behavioral patterns, schedule smart appliances, and optimizate energy consumption. The candidate will be expected to perform original research as part of an interdisciplinary research team and will tailor research efforts to the needs of the supporting group; and supervise graduate and undergraduate students as well as lead independent research efforts.

This position is jointly funded by the University of Kentucky and the Missouri
University of Science and Technology.
The candidate will be required to travel; will be based at the University of Kentucky, and will periodically spend time at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. They will also be required to attend events such as international conferences and the NSF CPS annual meeting.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 02/09/2018
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Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents