The Compunet Research Line at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genoa is opening a postdoctoral position (2 years) with focus on machine learning and in particular deep learning for genomics.
Requirements will be:
- A PhD Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Chemistry or related disciplines and proven ability of software development in C, C++, Matlab, python including knowledge of Machine learning algorithms (e.g. kernel methods, deep learning).
- High motivation, autonomous, result oriented, able to work in a workgroup
- Proven ability and knowledge of bioinformatics tools (e.g. alignment)
- Knowledge of genomics/proteomics
-Fluency in English
Knowledge of computational drug discovery will be considered a plus.
Knowledge of Theano, TensorFlow or related machine learning GPU enabled software libraries is also a desirable skill.
The salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter stating research goals, curriculum vitae and contact information of 2 referees to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “PD 71519 Deep Learning Genomics” in the subject line.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genova, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy’s technological competitiveness. The institute offers state-of-the-art equipment and a top-level interdisciplinary research environment focused on robotics and computer vision, neuroscience, drug discovery, nanoscience and technology.
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