Several openings for Ph.D. position starting Fall 2020/Spring 2021 are available at the College of Computing in the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The Ph.D. students will receive monthly stipend and tuition waiver. The candidates will conduct research projects on Trustworthy Deep Learning. Applicants expect to have a BS in Computer Science or closely related fields such as statistics or computer engineering. Research background in math / machine learning / statistics are highly desired.

Requirements for Ph.D. admission:
* GRE: 147 Qualitative (Verbal) and 157 Quantitative (Math)
* GPA at least a 3.0 (over a 4.0 scale) on the last 60 hours of bachelor's degree course work (approximately last two years of a four-year degree program)
* Provided official evidence of all academic course work and confirmation of an appropriate bachelor’s or master’s degree presented a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper- based) / 79 (internet-based) or a 6.5 on the IELTS
* Preferred CS courses taken including data structures, algorithms, programming proficiency in Python, C++, and Java (which requires digital design and computer org), formal languages, and database

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a top-tier research university - a designation of R1 by the Carnegie Classification indicating "the highest level of research activity." The Ying Wu College of Computing comprises 25% of the NJIT enrollment, educating more than 2,700 students in computing disciplines, and graduating more than 750 computing professionals every year. As such, it is the largest generator of computing talent in the tri-state area. NJIT is located in Newark, NJ, and is just a 30-minute train ride from New York City and its burgeoning Silicon Alley tech sector. Beyond the proximity to NYC, our part of NJ has a high concentration of industry and businesses, with many opportunities for research collaboration and consulting. The region offers a variety of living environments, from lively urban to quiet suburbs to the Jersey shore, with excellent school districts.

Applicants are encouraged to send their letter of application, resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to Hai Phan (phan at njit.edu) before submitting their formal applications.