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Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate

Information Sciences Institute Marina del Rey, California

Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the world’s largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has three research campuses:  one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.

*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*

Information Sciences Institute (ISI) seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate in the area of knowledge graphs. This is a fixed-term appointment for one year, with possibility of extension for another year.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in knowledge graphs, machine learning and Semantic Web. Experience in web crawling, information extraction, entity resolution and using knowledge graphs in real applications is preferred.

The successful applicant is expected to design and develop new models and algorithms for improving the quality of knowledge graphs created from text, semi-structured and structured sources, for reducing the effort required to create knowledge graphs for new domains, and for improving the ability to answer questions using knowledge graphs.

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


Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous three years

Minimum Experience: 0-1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.


REQ20063398 Posted Date: 08/13/2018

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