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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate-Computer Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate-Computer Science

  • Job Number: 20963

  • Functional Area: Research - Other

  • Department: Sloan School of Management

  • School Area: Sloan School of Management

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE-COMPUTER SCIENCE, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI)/MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), to work on computer science issues in a project aimed at creating highly effective (potentially “superintelligent”) human-computer groups. Will report to professors Malone, Rus, and Almaatouq and be part of a team designing, implementing, and testing configurations for human-computer groups that have the potential to perform far better than humans alone, computers alone, or other baselines. The work may include developing and using state-of-the-art AI software and developing formal approaches for automatically generating and evaluating human-computer systems. May also participate in manuscript writing, supervising students, and the presentation of research results. A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: Ph.D. in computer science or a related field, ideally with a background that includes one or more subfields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, program synthesis, formal methods and/or user interface design; English language proficiency; excellent communication skills; and self-motivation. PREFERRED: some background in psychology and/or other social science fields. Job #20963

This is a one-year, full-time appointment, with the possibility of extension.3/15/22