Postdoctoral Scholar – Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
The MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at the MIT Institute for Data,
Systems, and Society (IDSS) and the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing is seeking
applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to perform independent research in the broad areas of
machine learning and intelligent systems, mentored by Prof. Navid Azizan (azizan.mit.edu). We
are looking for candidates with proven excellence in research who have the vision and interest
to contribute to interdisciplinary research on foundations of deep learning, optimization,
dynamical systems, control, and autonomy, with applications to robotics, autonomous systems,
smart grids, and societal networks. The position is available immediately with a start date of
September 1, 2022, or earlier.
Candidates who are currently interviewing for faculty positions but would like to spend a year at
MIT before starting their faculty careers are especially encouraged to apply.
Job Requirements: Doctoral degree (expected or obtained) in engineering, computer science,
data science, operations research, mathematics, or a related field; strong analytical and written
communication skills; and ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment.
Candidates must submit the following documents in PDF format to AcademicJobsOnline at
https://academicjobsonline.org/21522: CV/resume, a research statement, 3 representative
publications, and the names and addresses of 2 or more individuals who will provide letters of
This will be a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based
upon satisfactory performance.
MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.