PostDoctoral Associate

Boulder, CO
Mar 03, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in theoretical computer science at the Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado has a postdoctoral position in theoretical computer science working with Prof. Josh Grochow and Prof. Alex Kolla.

Responsibilities: The postdoc will collaborate with members of the theory group and work on independent projects. The postdoc will travel to conferences for networking and to present relevant publications as appropriate. The initial appointment is for a term of 1 calendar year, which may be renewed for 1 additional calendar year assuming satisfactory progress.

Applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher must have a PhD in a field relevant to theoretical computer science, such as computer science, mathematics, or physics; while applicants are required to have received their PhD before starting the position, their PhD need not be from one of those fields, as long as they can demonstrate an excellent track record of research in theoretical computer science.

Salary Scale: $60,000 - $66,000 depending on experience

Closing date for applications: 1/31/2018

Start date: Summer 2018 or Fall 2018, depending on applicant's availability.

For informal inquiries please contact: Professor Joshua Grochow, Computer Science, at (


Special Instructions to Applicants:The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment, prior to the issuance of an offer letter. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Research Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Curriculum Vitea; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10344 - Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 1, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Josh Grochow

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00740206


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