[Comp-neuro] PhD position

Lendasse, Amaury amaury-lendasse at uiowa.edu
Fri Aug 1 14:08:14 CEST 2014

One PhD student position available (Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant)

Topic: Machine Learning for Big Data
Where:  Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Starting date: January 15th 2015

Applicants should have a keen interest in Machine Learning and hold a Master or equivalent degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or Mathematics. 
The candidate should have excellent programming skills (e.g. Matlab, Python, C/C++) and good analytic skills. 
Experience with Big Data in Machine Learning (e.g., Hadoop, MapReduce, GPU computing,...), Data Mining and Data Analysis (time series analysis, visualization,...) are a plus.
Minimum TOEFL Score Requirements:  a score of 600 or higher on the paper-based (PBT) version of the test, or a score of 100 or higher on the Internet-based version of the test (iBT).

The selected candidate will then apply officially to the UIOWA: http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/mie/graduate-program/industrial-engineering-graduate-program

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Associate Prof. Lendasse (amaury-lendasse at uiowa.edu) by email. 
To apply, please send an email (subject: PhD Position MIE IOWA) along with a SINGLE PDF file including:
(1) a cover letter describing previous experiences and interests (maximum 1 page)
(2) Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
(3) academic transcripts
(4) the names and contact information of  two or three references (maximum 1 page)
(5) Skype Name

Application Deadline: August 17th 2014

Amaury Lendasse, Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
2403 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences The University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa, 52242, USA
email: amaury-lendasse at uiowa.edu
WWW: http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/mie/faculty-staff/amaury-lendasse

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