We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to lead the machine learning analysis for a project mentored by Prof. Jing Li (https://www.isye.gatech.edu/users/jing-li), School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (https://www.isye.gatech.edu), Center for Machine Learning (https://ml.gatech.edu), at Georgia Tech and in close collaboration with Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI, https://www.gtri.gatech.edu). This project revolves around the development of machine learning algorithms for data analysis, pattern recognition, and predictive analytics using spectroscopy and other relevant datasets.


Develop and implement machine learning algorithms appropriate for the data and project goals.

Collaborate closely with our interdisciplinary research team.

Lead the reporting and publishing of research findings.


Ph.D. with background in data analytics, statistics, bioinformatics, machine learning, or chemical/bio/biomedical engineering with machine learning experience. The funding is flexible and may be converted to supporting a Ph.D. student research assistant for strong candidates who can fulfill the responsibilities and have the indicated experience. 

Prior experience with spectroscopy data is not required. 

Proficiency in Python and relevant machine learning libraries.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Competitive salary.

Excellent opportunity to collaborate with multi-disciplinary Research Scientists and Engineers at GTRI with a pathway to pursue employment; GTRI is the nonprofit, applied research organization of Georgia Tech.  Founded in 1934, GTRI has grown to more than 2,900 employees supporting eight laboratories in over 20 locations around the country. In FY2023 GTRI had over $941M of problem-solving research awards for government and industry.

Opportunity to participate in other projects in Prof. Li’s lab to gain broad knowledge and experience of ML in bio-, biomedical, and other fields (https://sites.gatech.edu/jing-li/). 

Expected appointment duration of 1-1.5 years, with the possibility of extension. 

How to Apply: Interested individuals are encouraged to send an email with their CV to Prof. Jing Li at jing.li@isye.gatech.edu.

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