Job Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow, Data to Insight Center, Indiana University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Data To Insight Center

Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI) and School of Informatics and Computing (SOIC)

Indiana University, Bloomington

The Data To Insight Center (D2I) at Indiana University Bloomington seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to carry out R&D in secure Big Data systems. The successful applicant will be responsible for leading efforts, taking research prototypes to production, and mentoring graduate student work within the context of a recent grant that funds advancements to the secure data commons of HathiTrust’s Research Center, which provisions access to 14,000,000 digitized books from the largest collection in the country open for scholarly research, the HathiTrust digital library. The successful applicant will have a record of publication success both independent and with collaborators, and will participate in dissemination, outreach, and training of research results and new tools. Must work well in a team setting.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field; Publications or experience in security and experimental performance evaluations on clusters or cloud; demonstrated experience in engaging users of research tools.

Additional Qualifications: Interest in Big Data text/data mining, data protection; Experience with any of following is a plus: web security, virtualization or containerization, Java, MapReduce or Apache Spark.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rank:  Postdoctoral Fellow (RSP)                                                                              

Appointment Type:  Twelve-month non-tenure track appointment subject to satisfactory performance and funding; Potential to be extended annually for a maximum term of 3 years, subject to performance and funding. Position is currently funded for three years.

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Special Instructions:  Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references using above application link.

Position open until filled.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Jodi Stern [sternjo] at or Data To Insight Center, 2709 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47401, USA. For more information about the Data to Insight Center, see our website at and for HathiTrust see

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