Research Scientist Position: Beckman Institute, University of Illinois

William Hsu (
Fri, 6 Mar 1998 17:03:18 +0100 (MET)


Research Scientist
Beckman Institute, Artificial Intelligence Group
University of Illinois

The Artificial Intelligence Group of the Beckman
Institute for Advanced Science and Technology is seeking two
full-time research scientists, with expertise in knowledge-
based expert systems, uncertain reasoning, and machine
learning. Of particular interest are applicants with
expertise in Bayesian networks, artificial neural networks,
and blackboard systems. The Beckman Artificial Intelligence
Group is the primary center of artificial intelligence
research at the University of Illinois, with twelve faculty
members from departments across campus and over fifty
graduate students. We seek someone who will be an active
researcher and can assist with leading a research group.

Candidate must have a Ph.D. in computer science or a
related field. This is a full-time, 12-month, academic
professional position. The University of Illinois has a
comprehensive benefits package. Salary is competitive and
commensurate with experience. These positions are grant-
funded; reappointments are contingent on continued funding.
The current funding in place is for three and a half years.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be
received by April 6, 1998, but the positions are open until
filled. Starting date is as soon as possible. If interested,
please send a description of background and interests,
vitae, and the names of three references to Professor David
Wilkins, Search Committee Chair, Beckman Institute,
University of Illinois, 405 North Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801.
Phone: 217-333-2822. Applications by e-mail in Word, ASCII
or PostScript are preferred. Please e-mail:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an
Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.