The Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering at the University of Arkansas has an opening for a one-year postdoc position. The position will start on January 1, 2020 and could be renewed depending on the performance.  
The Post Doctoral Fellow scientist in this position will conduct research projects on fairness aware artificial intelligence, federated learning, dynamic sequence data modeling, and recommendation. The Post Doctoral Fellow scientist will work with the supervisor, Prof. Xintao Wu, to develop prototype systems, publish research papers, write grant proposals, supervise doctoral students' work, and conduct outreach and educational activities on research projects.
Applicants should have 1) a PhD in computer science or related areas such as computer engineering, information technology, or statistics by the start date of employment; 2) strong academic research track record in machine learning, deep learning, big data analytics, or statistics; 3) good programming skills in machine learning and deep learning; and 4) proficiency in both written and spoken English. Experience in fair machine learning, distributed learning, and causal inference are preferred. Experience of writing proposals and/or supervising students is desired. 
To be considered, applicants will need to submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter/letter of application that describes personal research interests and why you are interested in this position;  unofficial/official transcript(s) from graduate education; and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number). The online application from is at
The selection process will begin December 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries or questions may be directed to Dr. Xintao Wu at 
About the University

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.