ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
RESEARCH FIELDComputer science › Cybernetics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/06/2017 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONBelgium › Brussels
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE17/09/2017
Applications are invited for full-time PhD (4 years) or 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) or December (at the latest). The researcher is expected to carry out fundamental research in Data Science/Machine Learning/Big Data Mining and to take an active role in the applied research project which is funding the position.
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 and a research statement 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
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELComputer science: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Applicants should have a recent Master degree/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, or pervasive computing will be an asset.
In addition, candidates applying for PhD positions are expected to attach their transcripts and a letter of recommendation from your MSc supervisor or another relevant person.
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.
EURAXESS offer ID: 211909