Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (Queen’s University) – Predictive Analytics

Expected Starting Date: Sept 1, 2017 or sooner

Position Title: Empowering SmartTarget with a Multi-level Streaming Data Analytics Infrastructure for Predictive Analytics
Department: School of Computing
Remuneration: $57,500/yr (pre-deductions for benefits etc)
Duration: 2 years
Supervisor: Dr. Farhana Zulkernine
Location: Kingston, ON


Job Summary:
We seek a candidate with proven expertise in big streaming data analytics engines, Apache Spark for in-memory data analytics and machine learning techniques for developing a data analytics framework that will be adopted by our industry partner for real life applications.


How to Apply:
Please send the application package to farhana@cs.queensu.ca
The application package should consist of:
1) A cover letter explaining experiences relevant to the project.
2) A curriculum vitae with detailed information regarding your academic degree, research projects and publications.
3) Names and email addresses of three referees.
4) Sample publications (1-2 recent publications).
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Key Responsibilities/ Required Qualifications:: A PhD in Computer Science or a comparable qualification is required. The successful candidate must have a good research record with publications in relevant international conferences and journals in Big Data Analytics and Management Systems and Machine Learning. The candidate is expected to have an active role in various collaboration efforts with other universities and industry, both at the national and international level. Good communication and project management skills and willingness to work in a team are essential. You will be working in the Big Data Management, Analytics and Cognitive Computing laboratory. The School of Computing is one of the premier computing departments in Canada with about 30 faculty members and close to 150 graduate students. Kingston is Canada's first capital and is centrally located between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

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