[Comp-neuro] Post-doctoral Researcher in the area, of data mining (Lugano, Switzerland)

Giorgio Corani giorgio at idsia.ch
Thu Jun 7 17:39:46 CEST 2012

A position for a post-doctoral data mining researcher is available at 
IDSIA (Lugano, Switzerland, www.idsia.ch).

-Research and development of original data mining methods  for 
classification, regression and clustering.
-Implementation of data mining algorithms within an existing Business 
Intelligence software program.

- Master’s Degree in computer science, statistics, physics, engineering 
or other highly quantitative areas.
-PhD in data mining related topics, or in statistical data modeling, 
preferably involving Bayesian networks.
-Strong publication record in the fields of data mining, machine 
learning or computational statistics.
-Strong commitment to research and scientific publication,  together 
with the willingness to cooperate with a leading  business intelligence 
-Strong background in programming languages such as C++,  C# or Java.
-Ability to produce high-quality data mining implementations, to 
efficiently analyze very large databases.
-Excellent oral and written English skills.

**We offer
-A two-year position with an employment contract of 100%  and with the 
possibility of contract extension.
-International working environment.
-Collaboration with expert data mining researchers and with  leading 
Business Intelligence companies.
-Participation in prominent international conferences, with  the 
possibility for funded travel.
-Attractive salary, in line with Swiss employment standards.

Applicants should submit the following documents, written  in English:
- curriculum vitae
- list of exams and grades obtained in the course of studies  conducted 
at Bachelor’s and Master’s level;
- names of three references (with e-mail addresses);
-letter of motivation: brief statement on how the applicant’s  research 
interests correspond with the above  mentioned  topics (1 - 2 pages);
-list of publications, and, if possible, link to the thesis.

Completed applications should be submitted by the 5th July  2012 using 
the online form found at the following address:

For further information please refer to the  official page for this 

or contact
Giorgio Corani
giorgio.corani at supsi.ch

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