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Post Doctoral Research Associate

Petroleum Engineering Los Angeles, California

A postdoctoral opportunity is currently available in machine learning with application to dynamic subsurface imaging in the Viterbi School of Engineering. Individuals with a Ph.D. computer science, electrical engineering, or applied math are particularly encouraged to apply.  Applicants with a strong mathematical background who completed their Ph.D. in other engineering disciplines will also be considered.

Interested applicants should submit a CV including publication list and a statement of research interests to Prof. Behnam Jafarpour at jafarpou@usc.edu. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six (6) months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to football, basketball and other campus events.


Minimum Education:
Ph.D. in related field

Minimum Experience:
2 years


REQ20052850 Posted Date: 11/02/2017

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