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New York University Post Doctoral Researcher in Brooklyn, New York

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in Responsible Ranking Design

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Tandon School of Engineering

New York University

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Researcher position starting in Fall 2024, to join an exciting project on “Responsible Design and Validation of Algorithmic Rankers.”

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion ( to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus.

NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.

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The program provides Postdoctoral Researchers with mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities, to prepare them for faculty positions in computer science at top universities. The initial appointment is for one year, beginning in September 2024, and is renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funding.


The Postdoctoral Researcher is expected to

  • Produce high-quality computer science research, both independently and in collaboration with a Tandon CSE faculty mentor.

  • Co-advise Ph.D students with their faculty mentor.

  • Participate in professional advancement events and NYU campus life.

    Salary range:

    In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $62,5000 to $80,000, depending on the candidate’s experience and qualification.

    Additional information:

    Salary and program benefits include:

  • A $5,000 annual research allowance to support conference travel, publication fees, and other research-related expenses.

  • A benefits package, including medical and dental coverage.

  • Single-occupancy office space at NYU’s 370 Jay St. in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Networking and professional development events. Support in the faculty job search process during the fina l year of the program.

    Applicants are required to hold a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline. Prior experience in algorithmic ranking, interpretability, and algorithmic fairness is a plus.

    All application materials should be submitted electronically via interfolio including:

    Cover letter, including names of Tandon Computer Science & Engineering faculty members who can serve as mentors

  • Current CV

  • Research statement

  • Names and contact information for three references

    Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled.

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