ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
RESEARCH FIELDComputer science › Cybernetics
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/11/2018 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONBelgium › Brussels
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/11/2018
Applications are invited for full-time post-doctoral (3 years) research position at the Machine Learning Group, Computer Science Department, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
The vacancy is available to be filled in September (earliest) till October (at the latest). The researcher is expected to carry out fundamental research in Data Science/Machine Learning/Big Data Mining and to take a leading role in an applied research project on data science for animal genomics data which is funding the position. Interaction with other running projects (credit card fraud detection, mobility), supervision of Master students and PhD researchers is expected too
The Machine Learning Group, ULB is a research group that carries out theoretical research on statistical machine learning, predictive modeling and computational statistics, and takes part in several applied research projects in domains as diverse as big data mining, bioinformatics to biomedical engineering and fraud detection.
Located in heart of Brussels, the Université Libre de Bruxelles is renowned for quality research through its prestigious affiliate research centers and world renowned faculty. Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the European Union, is a cosmopolitan city renowned for its picturesque squares and buildings, serene parks and gardens and a very vibrant cultural life spiced up by many international languages.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as positions will remain open until filled by suitable candidates.
Candidates are invited to send their CV with the detailed list of publications, their PhD thesis and the name of at least 2 reference persons in .pdf format by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The subject field of your email must include MLG-JOB: research position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
ULB is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. ULB wishes to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDComputer science › Other
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 - 10
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELComputer science: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Applicants should have a recent PhD on a subject related to data mining, statistical machine learning or computational statistics. In particular, any research experience on data mining, machine learning, statistical analysis, causal inference or genomic data analysis will be an asset.
Applicants are expected to have strong programming skills, the ability to work independently, strong interpersonal skills, good writing and oral communication.
Upon offer of a position in MLG-ULB, the candidates who are non-EU citizens are required to obtain an appropriate long-term Schengen visa; further information is available from their nearest Belgian embassy.
Strong programming skills (R, Python) and extensive experience in big data projects.
EURAXESS offer ID: 211909