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Title: Postdoctoral position available at GMU - Big Data ComputingPosted: November 19, 2015
Company/Institution: George Mason University
Location: Washington DC area
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Description: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Green and Heterogeneous Computing Laboratory (GOAL) The George Mason University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow to conduct research in the area of big data computing, heterogeneous computing and parallel computing. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the areas of big data computing, machine learning, data mining, heterogeneous architecture, heterogeneous and parallel computing, embedded system programming, and computer architecture. The candidate will work with a group in the general area of heterogeneous computing and computer architecture to develop algorithms for big data, and to optimize and deploy them on high performance platforms. The candidate will also assist the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results; maintain the laboratory; exercise functional supervision over supporting graduate students; and contribute to grant proposal writing. Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering; and must be proficient in machine learning, data mining, computer architecture, and heterogeneous and parallel computing. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in computer science and mathematics; a strong publication record in the areas of parallel computing, computer architecture, and machine learning; and solid programming skills to conduct experiments. This position requires an individual who has an excellent command of the English language, and is able to successfully work in a team environment.

Application Instructions: For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9990z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a curriculum vita, a research statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For full consideration applicants should apply by December 4, 2015; however applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. This will initially be a nine-month appointment with the possibility for extension based on available funding. For additional information please contact Houman Homayoun at ( ===