Postdoc/Research Associate in Web Search/Social Network Analytics

Laboratory for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3)
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

http://ls3.rnet.ryerson.ca/

Post-Doctoral or Research Associate Position

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate to work on social media/network analytics and/or web search. The ideal candidate will have excellent research capabilities as well as competitive development skills.

The candidate should have expertise in data mining, machine learning, social network analytics or web search. A PhD in Computer Science or related fields is required. Expertise with NoSQL technology, Java, Javascript and frameworks for distributed processing in Java (e.g. Apache Spark, Hadoop MapReduce) will be an asset.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with expertise. The position is for one year with the possibility of extension.

Further inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ebrahim Bagheri (bagheri@ryerson.ca).
Interested candidates should submit an application letter, a résumé, three publications relevant to the post-doctoral project and contact information of three reference persons to Dr. Ebrahim Bagheri (bagheri@ryerson.ca ). Candidates will be screened until the position is filled.

The Laboratory for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3) is a part of the Faculty of Engineering, and Architectural Sciences at Ryerson University. Ryerson University is a public research university located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its urban campus surrounds the Yonge-Dundas Square, located at the busiest intersection in downtown Toronto. The university is composed of 36,000+ undergraduate students, 2,000+ graduate students, and 70,000 yearly certificate and continuing education registrations. Ryerson has been one of the fastest growing research institutions in Canada.

Ryerson University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.