Open Position Announcement

I have openings in my research lab for 1 Postdoc, 3 Graduate Research Assistants, and 2 Undergraduate Research Assistants. Please read the following requirements carefully and if you're qualified and interested in any of these positions, email your CV (only in PDF format) to mozafari AT umich.edu with the following subject: "database position".

Focus:

The candidates will have the opportunity to work on various aspects of "big data", "cloud computing", crowdsourcing, distributed systems, and databases with Professor Barzan Mozafari (at U. of Michigan Ann Arbor) and several of his collaborators at MIT CSAIL. Specifically, we are focused on:
  • new techniques for scaling crowdsourcing millions of tasks at an affordable price
  • building a different generation of database systems that are more scalable, more predictable, and more robust
  • developing and implementing distributed systems for real-time processing of tens of terabytes of data
  • designing data-intensive systems with integrated support for machine learning
  • ...

Requirements for Postdoc Applicants

  • You must already have a PhD degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • You must have a strong background in algorithms and databases. You also need to have an outstanding track record of building systems.
  • You need to email me your CV and research statement. You also need to ask 2-3 of your references to directly email me your letters of recommendations.

Requirements for PhD Applicants

  • You must have an undergraduate degree or be graduating from your current institution within the next 9 months.
  • You must have a strong background in algorithms and databases. You also need to have an outstanding track record of building systems.
  • You need to email me your resume, standardized test scores (TOEFL and GRE), undergraduate transcript (plus Masters transcript if applicable), and a short statement of your research interests.
Note: If I find you a good fit for this position, I will try to support your PhD application. However, final decisions on your admission to the University of Michigan will be made by the admission committee.

Requirements for Undergraduate and Master Students

  • You must be already a student at University of Michigan.
  • You must enrol in the corresponding course for undergraduate/masters project under my supervisoin.
  • You need to send me your resume as well as your transcript.