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University of Southern California

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Viterbi School of Engineering
Postdoctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462469
Date Posted: 03/18/2019
Date Inactive: 07/01/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Public and private financing
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Price School of Public Policy invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, systems engineering, and technology policy in the Management of INnovation, Entrepreneurial Research, and Venture Analysis (MINERVA) group.

• One-year appointment renewable for up to three years
• Research position
• Appointment begins May 15, 2019

MINERVA is the home of Innovation Node-Los Angeles, a national NSF Innovation Corps ("I-Corps") Node with research aligned with technology policy and practice; funding/ data from NSF, NASA, DHS, DOD, and Propel(x) to study advancement of so-called "deep technologies" (i.e., based on fundamental physical, biological, mathematical, or computational advances; with remaining technical risk) across the Valley of Death, and associated interactions of public and private financing.

Excellent opportunity for a top candidate to hone research skills prior to joining a major university. Requirements:
• PhD, deep background in a quantitative discipline: Physics, engineering, applied mathematics, computer science, economics
• Strong statistics experience with "messy" data sets
• Experience with R, Stata, or equivalent
• Experience in multidisciplinary environments

Academic alumni of the group have gone to Tilburg University and USC, and others have gone to Amazon, Apple, IBM, NVIDIA, and The Analysis Group.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed