Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Computer & Data Sciences

Postdoctoral Scholar -

Department of Computer & Data Sciences

September 2023

Post-Doc Position Available in Dr. Vipin Chaudhary’s Laboratory

Dr. Vipin Chaudhary’s laboratory at Case Western Reserve University is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning frameworks and their back-end development for Cyberinfrastructure.

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Department: Computer & Data Sciences

School: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Olin Building

Supervisor Name and Title: Vipin Chaudhary, Ph.D.

Kevin J. Kranzusch Professor and Department Chair, Computer & Data Sciences


The positions’ objectives are to advance research in areas including (but not limited to) the following:

(1) Developing Artificial Intelligence methods for Cyberinfrastructure.

(2) Developing Cyberinfrastructure for Artificial Intelligence.

(3) Federated Learning of Graph Representations

These are important research areas in the Computer & Data Sciences program at Case. The scope for the positions is to become part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team. The responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) leading research projects, training junior researchers, developing new ideas and intellectual property, participating in conferences to share research progress, writing and publishing scientific documents and growing collaborative research both within and outside of Case Western Reserve, and helping with writing research proposals.


A veteran of High-Performance Computing (HPC), Dr. Chaudhary has been actively participating in the science, business, government, and technology innovation frontiers of HPC for almost three decades. His contributions range from heading research laboratories and holding executive management positions, to starting new technology ventures. Most recently, he was a Program Director at the National Science Foundation where he was involved in many national initiatives and the Empire Innovation Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at SUNY Buffalo. He cofounded Scalable Informatics, a leading provider of pragmatic, high performance software-defined storage and compute solutions to a wide range of markets, from financial and scientific computing to research and big data analytics. From 2010 to 2013, Dr. Chaudhary was the Chief Executive Officer of Computational Research Laboratories (CRL), a wholly owned Tata Sons company, where he grew the company globally to be an HPC cloud and solutions leader before selling it to Tata Consulting Services. Prior to this, as Senior Director of Advanced Development at Cradle Technologies, Inc., he was responsible for advanced programming tools for multi-processor chips. He was also the Chief Architect at Corio Inc., which had a successful IPO in July, 2000. Dr. Chaudhary was awarded the prestigious President of India Gold Medal in 1986 for securing the first rank amongst graduating students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He received the B.Tech. (Hons.) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1986 and a Ph.D. degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1992. 


(1) Multiple project management (10%).

(2) Active research (50%).

(3) Scientific reports, manuscripts, grants and invention disclosure writing (20%).

(4) Training graduate and undergraduate researchers (10%).

(5) Attend conferences and meetings (5%).


(1) Travel to collaborator locations for research execution (5%).


Mr. Sal Russo - (Administrative Manager,, 216-368-4088)

Department: Computer & Data Sciences

University: Case Western Reserve University


(1) Indirect supervisor of graduate and undergraduate student researchers.



Experience : 0-1 Years.

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Data Science or combinations.

Successful candidates will have expertise in the following areas: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Federated Learning, Graph Convolutional Networks, Computer Vision and Programming.


  1. Strong skills in C++ and Machine Learning frameworks and their backends
  2. Design and execute experiments.
  3. Data acquisition and analysis.
  4. Scientific document and report preparation.
  5. Scientific presentation.
  6. Coordination with interdisciplinary researchers.


Interested applicants should send the following materials in an application packet, preferably as a single PDF file, by email to Sal Russo at

(1) Cover letter indicating current and future research interests

(2) Expected starting date

(3) Current location and visa status

(4) Curriculum vitae\


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Case Western Reserve University has implemented a COVID Vaccination policy requiring evidence of COVID-19 vaccination for all students, faculty and staff with an on-campus presence. Religious and medical exemptions may be provided in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. For more information go to: Applicants may contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 / for information regarding religious or medical exemptions as an accommodation.