FULLY-FUNDED PHD POSITIONS IN SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY, DALLAS, TEXAS, USA Data Science Infrastructure, Knowledge Graph The Department of Computer Science at Southern Methodist University has openings for fully-funded PhD positions in the fields of Data Science Infrastructure and Knowledge Graph, starting from Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. We invite highly motivated applicants with strong interests in some of the following areas: - Data/process mining and recommender system; - Machine learning and deep learning techniques, especially reinforcement learning, graph mining (Graph CNN), tensor methods; - Natural language processing and knowledge graph techniques; - Large-scale software system development in the Cloud; - Service Oriented Computing Qualification: - Master (preferred) or Bachelor degree in computer science, data science, information science, machine learning, or related subject area. - Deep interest to work on applying machine learning and data mining on solving data science infrastructure and software engineering problems - Good programming skills (Java/Python). - Proficiency in English (written and verbal). - Candidates with research experience in the required fields (preferred) Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, example of work, and references to Prof. Jia Zhang (email@example.com). We will start to review applications immediately. CONTACT POINT: Jia Zhang, Ph.D. Cruse C. and Marjorie F. Calahan Centennial Chair in Engineering, Professor Department of Computer Science Lyle School of Engineering Southern Methodist University firstname.lastname@example.org https://s2.smu.edu/~jiazhang/ ============================== The Dallas/Fort Worth area, one of the top three high-tech industrial centers in the country, has the largest concentration of telecommunications corporations in the US, providing abundant opportunities for industrial research cooperation and consulting. Dallas/Fort Worth is a multifaceted business and engineering community, offering exceptional museums, diverse cultural attractions, and a vibrant economy.