Seeking a Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Researcher (W20082)(Laboratory for Deep Learning Theory Team)

    RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
    Computer science
    TechnologyComputer technology
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    06/10/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Tokyo
    See description


Laboratory for Deep Learning Theory Team
Generic Technology Research Group
RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
(Laboratory head: Taiji Suzuki)

[Research field]
The Center for Advanced Intelligence Project has been launched with subsidy from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan for “Advanced Integrated Intelligence Platform Project (AIP) -Artificial Intelligence/ Big Data/ Internet of Things/ Cybersecurity-".
The Center conducts fundamental theoretical research and develops an innovative technology, with aiming to advance science and contribute to society or humanity.
This Center is a project with a maximum of 10 years from FY 2016.

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[Job title and job description]
Job title, available positions:
Openings for Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Researcher, 1 position

・Research Scientist: Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree more than 5 years.
・Postdoctoral Researcher: Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes under the direction of supervisors. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree of 5 years or less.

Job description:
The candidate will focus on the development of theories of several machine learning problems including deep learning. More concretely, the candidate will work on analyzing theories such as approximation theory and generalization error analysis for several machine learning methodologies including deep learning, developing a new method based on theories, and developing optimization methods such as stochastic optimization for efficiently executing optimization problems that appear in machine learning problems.
The candidate is expected to carry out research and publish their findings in top machine-learning conferences or top statistics journals.

[Work location]
Branch and address:
RIKEN on Hongo campus of Tokyo University
(7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan)

[Start of employment]
As early as possible

Machine learning, deep learning, statistical learning theory, optimization theory

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