Postdoctoral Position in Machine Learning - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 20/05/2020 - Expires on: 30/06/2020

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT is opening a Postdoctoral Position in the Computational Statistics and Machine Learning Research Line, led by Dr. Massimiliano Pontil. The successful candidate will work with the Principal Investigator of the Research Line and his team.

Outstanding candidates will be considered in all areas of Machine Learning with a preference to the following areas: statistical learning theory, high dimensional statistics, online learning, stochastic and numerical optimization.

Eligible applicants are required to have a PhD in either Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science.  A strong track record of research publications in top tier conferences and journals (COLT, ICML, NIPS, Annals of Statistics, JMLR, etc.) is a plus.

The scientific environment at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is a world-class one offering full support to do research at outstanding levels.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, and names and contacts of two referees to and to quoting “Postdoctoral positions in Machine Learning – CB 77637” in the e-mail subject.

Please apply by June 30th, 2020.

Salary will be commensurate to qualifications and experience and in line with international standards.

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT - was founded with the objective of promoting Italy’s technological development and further education in science and technology. In this sense, IIT is committed to achieving its scientific program, which sees a major inspirational principle in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications. Research activities at IIT cover areas of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology with wide application possibilities in various fields from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnology.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Involved Research lines
Computational Statistics and Machine Learning


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