14/01/2019

Postdoc Researchers in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (SUPSI)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsMathematical physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/06/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland › Manno
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    42
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) active in the fields of natural and built environment, economics, technological innovation, applied art, social work and healthcare, learning and education at the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI) in Manno, in particular the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA), has opened ten full time (100%) positions for postdoc Researchers in the area of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.

Benefits

 

  • For senior researchers: a permanent contract.
  • For junior researchers: a fixed-term contract for two years, with possibility of prolongation.
  • An international working environment.
  • Collaboration with a strong team of researchers in machine learning, statistics, control and NLP/U (http://ipg.idsia.ch).
  • Development of your own professional skills and career progression.
  • Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards.

Selection process

Applications will be collected and evaluated on a monthly basis starting from January 31th,2019.

The applications will be closed when all positions are completed.

Applications which are incomplete or sent after the deadline will not be considered.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
    Physics: PhD or equivalent
    Other: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ITALIAN: Good

Skills/Qualifications

  • Basic research, aimed at publications in top journals and conferences.
  • Applied research: collaboration with companies in innovative projects.
  • Acquisition of funds regarding both basic and applied research.
  • For seniors only: responsibility of a research group.
  • The main research areas relevant to these positions involve probabilistic machine learning, Bayesian statistics, (Bayesian) optimization, time series analysis, probabilistic programming, graphical models/causal inference, probabilistic deep learning and natural language processing/understanding (NLP/U)

     

    Specific Requirements

    Requirements

    Essential

    • Master and PhD degrees in engineering, physics, statistics, mathematics, or other quantitative areas.
    • Strong mathematical skills.
    • Excellent publication track (relative to the age/experience) in top journals and conferences of the related field.
    • Excellent programming skills and proficiency with state-of-the-art libraries for machine learning and related areas.
    • Good knowledge of Matlab and Python.
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
    • Communication and collaboration skills.

    Preferred

    • Experience in working in European and industrial projects.
    • Good knowledge of written and spoken Italian.

    Work location(s)
    10 position(s) available at
    Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA
    Switzerland
    Switzerland
    Manno
    6982
    Via Cantonale 2C

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    EURAXESS offer ID: 370266

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