Apply now: UW Data Science Postdoctoral FellowSarah Stone2020-07-29T13:36:05-08:00
The eScience Institute invites applications for the title of “UW Data Science Postdoctoral Fellow”. We are seeking outstanding interdisciplinary researchers who are actively involved in developing and/or utilizing advanced data science tools and techniques in their research at the UW. Previous and current postdocs have found value in being part of this interdisciplinary community where participants come together around data science methodological development and challenges.
Only current or incoming UW postdocs supervised by an eScience-affiliated mentor may apply.
UW Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows will receive:
$2000 for research-related expenses (including travel) upon appointment
access to up to an additional $5000 of research funding following a lightweight competitive proposal process which will take place twice each year, in ~January and ~June.
invitation to the weekly eScience postdoc + graduate student lunch series and annual career workshop series
invitation and expenses paid to attend the annual Northwest Data Science Summit in 2021
invitation and expenses paid to attend the annual Moore-Sloan Data Science Summit in 2020
UW Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows will be expected to:
attend and present a seminar in the eScience Community Seminar series
acknowledge the eScience Institute on relevant conference presentations or research products
UW Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows who remain active in the eScience community are eligible to maintain their title for the duration of their postdoc appointment at the UW.
only current and incoming UW postdoctoral researchers may apply
postdocs may hold more than one title, shared titling is encouraged
postdocs must be supervised by an eScience affiliated mentor (this includes eScience affiliate faculty, data science fellows, executive and steering committee members); see People page for detailed lists
research involves developing and/or utilizing advanced data science tools and techniques
Application materials and cycles:
Applications will be accepted and evaluated twice per year with due dates of 12pm midnight PT on September 15th and March 15th. Submit the following application materials as a single pdf file to Executive Director Sarah Stone:
1-page research statement: devote ~½ page to your domain/disciplinary research and ~½ page specifying your data science related research and activities
Brief letter of support from your supervisor
Application materials will be reviewed and evaluated by the eScience Executive Committee. We look forward to receiving your application.