IIT is seeking to appoint a researcher starting from January 2018 with expertise in Machine Learning and Numerical Optimization for the “Computational Statistics and Machine Learning” Research Line led by Massimiliano Pontil.
Candidate should have a PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science or related discipline and in-depth knowledge of Convex Analysis and Convex optimization.
Other professional requirements for the position are:
- In-depth knowledge of statistical learning theory and machine learning methodologies;
- Previous experience in the application of numerical optimization algorithms to machine learning and related data analysis disciplines (statistics, signal processing, etc.);
- Good knowledge of Matlab and/or Python.
Please submit your applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae, 3 representative publications and 2 pages of research statement in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “Researcher position in Numerical Optimization and Machine Learning” in the subject line by November 12, 2017.
Candidates must also request 3 reference letters, that should be sent directly in PDF format to email@example.com by November 12, 2017.
IIT was established in 2003 and successfully created the large scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state of the art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.
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