Postdoctoral Fellowships in the SNAP Group
Network Analytics and Machine Learning

December, 2018

Welcome to the application page for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the SNAP group!

The SNAP Group under Prof. Jure Leskovec in Stanford University's Computer Science Department is inviting applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scholar. The group is one of the leading centers for mining and modeling of large networks. Problems we investigate are motivated by large-scale data, describing complex systems from social, information, and biomedical domains.

We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers with background in computer science and machine learning to join our group in a quest to perform breakthrough research on approaches that advance network science, including mathematical methods, algorithms, and systems.

Potential projects include:


We are searching for outstanding creative individuals for research in novel data science methods. The ideal candidate will have strong research skills in a related area. Experience with research in one or more of the following areas is desirable: learning on graphs, large-scale embeddings in ultra-high-dimensional spaces, deep learning, causal inference. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required. Strong programming skills and experience with large-scale data analysis are a plus.

How to Apply

Please send us the following materials:

  1. Submit your application with a letter indicating your interest and experience, a CV, and copies of two representative publications via email to, under the subject line "SNAP Postdoctoral Fellowship". We encourage applicants to also include links to any software that they have developed.
  2. Arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to within two weeks of submitting your application.

Several positions are available. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

About Stanford University

Stanford, one of the world's top universities, is located on a beautiful campus in the San Francisco Bay Area. Stanford has long been a magnet for talent in computing, and is considered the birthplace and spiritual center of Silicon Valley, an unparalleled center of technological and scientific innovation.

Stanford University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching mission.