We are looking for a postdoctoral scholar who would be supported by the project sponsored by U. Montreal and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT). This project involves both mathematical analysis of optimization in deep learning and its applications to transfer learning and generative modeling with particular focus on natural language processing. The postdoctoral scholar will be a part of NYU Center for Data Science and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science) and mentored by Prof. Kyunghyun Cho. In addition to research, they will participate in research activities at NYU and CILVR group. The position is expected to start on Sept 1 2020 and lasts for one year with an option for extension pending satisfactory progress.
PhD in mathematics or computer science (with preference for mathematics)
Experience in applying deep learning to natural language processing research
Experience in theoretical analysis of optimization in deep learning
Please upload your curriculum vitae, two references, one sample publication, and a brief cover letter. A remote start is a possibility.
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