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Post-Doc in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis at IMT Lucca

posted Aug 17, 2013, 2:05 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy)

Call for expressions of interest for tenured faculty positions in computer science and engineering, statistics, mathematical and network sciences

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) is currently accepting expressions of interest for tenured faculty positions. The Institute is actively seeking candidates with scientific expertise in: (i) statistics, computer science, applied mathematics, or engineering, with a distinctive quantitative approach and with interest in at least one of the areas of systems modeling and analysis, data mining, machine learning, computational statistics, numerical analysis, and in their application to cyber-physical or socio-economical systems; (ii) computer engineering/computer science with interest in computing infrastructures, performance evaluation, parallel and distributed computing, and real-time systems; (iii) complex networks and graph theory, and their application to the analysis of the properties and of the dynamics of large-scale social, economic, financial, biological, and technological networks; (iv) mathematics, probability theory, stochastic processes, and their application to management science, economics, and financial analysis. 

Expressions of interest from exceptional candidates of all ranks in areas beyond those listed above, yet still aligned with the mission of IMT, are also welcome.
Candidates must have a strong theoretical background, an excellent record of high-impact international publications, a remarkable ability in leading research groups, and demonstrated experience in conducting/coordinating international projects. While the ability to teach PhD courses in English is mandatory, knowledge of Italian is not required.

Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/professors_positions/2013/application.php
The deadline for expressions of interest is October 14th 2013.

IMT Lucca is a research university within the Italian public higher education system. IMT strives to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its PhD Program in close connection with research, to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections, and to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development.  IMT provides  an interdisciplinary research environment, blending scientific competences of economics and management science, engineering, computer science, physics, political sciences, and management of cultural heritage, striving to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance in concrete applications.
For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact Sara Olson, e-mail:scouting@imtlucca.it
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Junior Data Mining Analyst (Stage) at Moqu Adv

posted Jul 8, 2013, 4:13 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

Company Overview
Moqu Adv is a leading european digital agency based in Florence and Dublin.
Fully owned by Dada Spa, Moqu Adv focuses mainly on online advertising activities, creation and
development of international web properties and digital services.
As a performance driven digital agency, at the core of Moqu’s business there is a strong expertise in search
marketing and domain monetization along with the development of web properties, proprietary search
algorithms.
The international scalability, the ability to drive and manage highly qualified web traffic (mainly through PPC),
the in-house technology, and the expertise in the optimization are the main characteristics of Moqu Adv.
Description
The ideal candidate is a smart mathematically inclined talent who interfaces with the team within the
organization to conduct analysis on data accumulated and to give support on traffic data Forecast Analysis
project.
The role activities primarily focus on planning models/reports in order to detect the patterns that allow the
team to classify and predict situations. In addition, under supervision, receives training and gives support  on
Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Data Mining, Statistics analysis and reports.
Key competencies and requirements
  • Graduate degree in Math/Statistics/ Computer Science (mandatory). Master degree is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of applied mathematics and statistical analysis
  • Ability to develop models and algorithms and generate results in a timely manner.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills, including an ability to quickly use pivot tables
  • Perfect written and spoken English.
  • Dynamic and focused nature with a keen eye for detail.
  • Team working and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for web and information technology field
  • Familiarity with analysis of large data sets (Big Data)
  • Software development knowledge is a plus
  • Preferential to have chose  the thesis argument/project on A.I., Machine Learning or Data Mining
Job Information
Contract: 6 month internship with facilitations (eg Ticket restaurant)
Location: Office based in Florence
Schedule: Full-time
Please send your CV  to recruiting@dada.eu

Tenured Faculty positions at IMT Lucca – deadline December 31st 2012

posted Oct 31, 2012, 8:20 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

Tenured Faculty positions at IMT Lucca – deadline December 31st 2012

As the Institute is seeking to strengthen its core research activities in
the analysis and management of a variety of complex technological,
socio-economic, and natural systems (in particular big-data, large-scale,
and dynamical systems), IMT is currently looking for senior faculty members
with a background in mathematics, engineering, computer science, economics,
or physics, with research experience in domains such as (but not limited to)
management science and quantitative finance, risk analysis, numerical
analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining. While
the aforementioned fields are considered desirable for the intended research
trajectory of the institute, applications from exceptional candidates in
other fields are also welcome. Candidates must have a strong theoretical
background, an excellent record of high-impact international publications, a
remarkable ability in leading research groups, and demonstrated experience
in conducting/coordinating international projects. While the ability to
teach PhD courses in English is mandatory, knowledge of Italian is not
required.

Interested candidates must apply by filling in the online application form
at
http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/professors_positions/2012/applicati
on.php
.   The deadline for applications is December 31st, 2012.

IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a public research university that
encompasses three complementary natures: a doctoral school, an institute for
advanced studies, and an  institute of technology. IMT is an
interdisciplinary research environment, blending scientific competences of
economics and management science, engineering, computer science, physics,
political sciences, and management of cultural heritage, striving to reach
the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance in concrete
applications.

For inquiries please contact scouting@imtlucca.it.

Post-Doc in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis at IMT Lucca

posted Sep 10, 2012, 9:54 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in Pattern Recognitionand Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis. The candidate will join a rapidly growing and interdisciplinary group that collaborates with a variety of laboratories across the world to develop new methods for image analysis (segmentation and detection) and the discovery of patterns in multidimensional datasets arising in imaging problems in natural and life sciences. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in image processing and analysis, in pattern recognitionand machine learning and have a strong interest in bridging the gap to the medical/biological/natural sciences. The ideal candidate should have excellent programming skills and a strong mathematical background. Experience in applying such techniques in (bio) medical imaging applications (for example cardiac or brain imaging, cell imaging) will be considered a plus. A PhD in a related discipline is required. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and should demonstrate enthusiasm for performing applied research in an interdisciplinary Research Unit.

 

The Fellow will join the Research Unit PRIAn - Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (http://prian.imtlucca.it/).

 

IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a public international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that acts as a research university with the aim of forming human capital in disciplines characterized by their high potential for concrete applications. IMT strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance.

 

Appointment compensation packages will depend on the candidates and their records of accomplishment, but are competitive on an international level. Applicants must be able to teach graduate courses in English; knowledge of Italian is not required.

 

Interested candidates must apply  by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/junior_faculty_recruitment_program.php. They will also be asked to submit a CV, research paper (published or working) and the name and contact details of three referees.

 

For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact pdf.calls@imtlucca.it.

 

The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2012.

 

Apply for a PhD @ IMT: Deadline for applications is September 26th!

Director position at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

posted May 7, 2012, 8:14 AM by Amministratore Sito Web   [ updated May 7, 2012, 8:15 AM ]

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca is currently accepting expressions of interest for the position of
Director (equivalent to the position of Rettore in accordance with Law 240 of 2010) of the Institute. IMT
(www.imtlucca.it) is an international public Graduate School and Institute of Technology, inserted into the
Italian university system by special ordinance, that strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension
and practical relevance.

The successful participant must currently hold an appointment as Full Professor within the Italian university
system and be scientifically recognized by the international academic community. Participants should be
active in the fields of analysis and management of complex systems in a technological or engineering
discipline, in accordance with the strategic planning goals of the Institute. The participant must also have an
excellent understanding of research systems and in Italy and abroad.

In their expressions of interest participants must include a cover letter, indicating within the name of 3
referees, a detailed CV and a statement of up to 30,000 characters (spaces included) highlighting the most
fundamental characteristics of their appointment as Director, in concert with the IMT mission statement
and development plan regarding research, teaching, local relationships and administrative management.
Everything must be handed into the Administration Office by May 31 st 2012.

For additional information (in Italian only) about the position and how to submit your expression of interest,
please see http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/scouting_director.php.

Tenured positions at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies

posted Feb 29, 2012, 4:49 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) is an international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance. The following goals are at the core of IMT's mission statement:
•    to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its Ph.D. Programs in close connection with research activity;
•    to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections;
•    to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development.
These objectives are met by means of the fundamental principles (the IMT Policy) adapted by the governing bodies of the Institute.
IMT has opened aninternational scouting procedure to  recruit fora tenured faculty positionin the following fields:
Computer Science and Engineering, Large Scale Data Mining, Graph Theory, Mathematical Statistics, Machine Learning
We will consider highly qualified candidates with a strong theoretical background in computer science, physics, statistics, information science, engineering, or mathematics, with an orientation towards research on processing huge amounts of complex data in the analysis of technical, socio economic or biological systems. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications. They should have demonstrated remarkable ability in leading research groups, as well as experience in conducting/coordinating international projects.
Preference will be given to candidates performing research at the intersection between algorithms, theory and applications, and who are active in one or more of the following fields: analysis and modeling of massive data structures; graph theory and random structures; analysis and modeling of complex networks; machine learning; data mining; parallel and distributed computation.
Submit your confidential expression of interest at: http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/professors_positions/2012/application.php
Deadline isMay 15th 2012
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Post-Doctoral Positions - Fondazione Bruno Kessler

posted Nov 3, 2011, 9:00 AM by Amministratore Sito Web


Post-Doctoral Positions

Fondazione Bruno KesslerFBK, located in the Trentino Region, Italy, is pleased to announce the start on November 14th of the Fellowship Programme RESTATE, cofunded by Marie Curie Actions COFUND under the EU-FP7-People Programme.

Following the general objectives of the COFUND PROGRAMME, RESTATE aims at increasing the European-wide mobility possibilities for training and career development, and is specifically designed to involve highly motivated experienced researchers.

Two mobility schemes are foreseen:

  • New Incoming. Applicants to this scheme may originate from any country inside or outside Europe, provided however that over the previous 36 months they have worked outside of Italy for at least 24 months. At the deadline for submission of proposals, applicants must either be in possession of a PhD degree, or should exhibit evidence of having at least four years full time equivalent experience as researchers.
  • New Re-integration. This scheme is reserved to applicants of any nationality who have carried out secondary or advanced studies in Italy, have then worked in one of the third countries for at least three out of the last four years and are now interested in returning to Italy to further their research interests. At the relevant deadline for submission of proposals, applicants must either be in possession of a PhD degree, or should exhibit evidence of having at least four years full time equivalent experience as researchers.

Fellowships shall have an average duration of 2 years and an yearly budget of up to 64.400€

Applicants are invited to write proposals focusing on one of the research areas in which FBK is most recognized. Industry and societal related issues, identified by (local) stakeholders, are encouraged.

The deadline for sending the proposals is January, 13th, 2012 at 17.00 CET.

More information on the website: cofund.fbk.eu


IMT Lucca - Assistant Professor opening

posted Oct 2, 2011, 9:30 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy                                        

Assistant Professor in Analysis, Control and Optimization of Complex Dynamical Systems

The IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of analysis, control and optimization of complex dynamical systems. Candidates with a sound knowledge of control and optimization methods and an interest in both theoretical research and applications to practical problems are desired. Research experience is expected in at least one of the following areas: model predictive control, dynamic optimization, stochastic optimization, control systems design based on optimization methods. Previous experience with applications of control/optimization to smart grids and energy markets is a plus, but candidates with experience in other application areas are welcome. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Engineering or Mathematics with a focus on control or optimization are preferable, and they should have an excellent record of high-impact international publications.  

IMT Lucca (http://www.imtlucca.it) is a public international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that acts as a research university with the aim of forming human capital in disciplines characterized by their high potential for concrete applications. IMT strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance.

The Assistant Professor will be a part of the Research Unit "Dynamical Systems, Control, and Optimization" (DYSCO, http://dysco.lab.imtlucca.it/) in the Computer Science and Applications area of the Institute, and will perform research activities, tutorship and mentoring of Ph.D. students, limited teaching of graduate courses and participation in the development of the research activities of the Institute.

Appointment compensation packages will depend on the candidates and their records of accomplishment, but are competitive on an international level. Applicants must be able to teach graduate courses in English; knowledge of Italian is not required.

Interested candidates must apply before October 31st, 2011 12:00 pm CET by filling in the online application form at http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions under "Junior Faculty Recruitment Program". They will also be asked to submit a CV, research paper (published or working) and the name and contact details of three referees.

For further information about the position, applicants can refer to the website, or can contact Sara Olson, e-mail: researchers.opening@imtlucca.it.

Tenured positions at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies

posted Jul 19, 2011, 8:14 AM by Fabrizio Riguzzi

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it)  is an international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance. The following goals are at the core of IMT's mission statement:

 •             to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its Ph.D. Programs in close connection with research activity;

•             to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections;

•             to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development.

IMT has opened a competitive international scouting procedure for the recruitment of tenured faculty positions in the following field:

Computer Science, Mathematical Statistics, Machine Learning, Large Scale Data Mining

We will consider highly qualified candidates working at the intersection between computer science, physics, information theory, and mathematics, who combine a strong theoretical background with an orientation towards research on processing huge amounts of complex data in the analysis of socio economic, technical, or biological. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications. They should have demonstrated remarkable ability in leading research groups, as well as experience in conducting/coordinating international projects.

Preference will be given to candidates active at the intersection between algorithms, theory and applications, in the following fields: analysis and modeling of massive data structures; graph theory and random structures; analysis and modeling of complex networks; machine learning, large scale data mining.

Submit your confidential expression of interest at: http://www.imtlucca.it/faculty/positions/professors_positions.php#tenured_ongoing_recruitment

Deadline is August 30th, 2011


50 PhD positions at DEI - Politecnico di Milano

posted Apr 13, 2010, 4:25 AM by Amministratore Sito Web

Bando per il Dottorato di ricerca in Ingegneria dell'Informazione

Il Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione (DEI) del Politecnico di Milano offre 50 nuovi posti per il dottorato di ricerca in Ingegneria
dell'Informazione. La durata del programma di dottorato e' di 3 anni e l'ammissione avviene sulla base di un concorso basato solo su
curriculum. La maggior parte dei posti prevede una borsa di studio con assegno mensile di buon livello (circa 1250 euro aumentato del 50% per
il periodo all'estero). L'ammissione richiede una laurea specialistica in discipline tecnico/scientifiche, ma possono essere ammessi con
riserva anche studenti che conseguiranno il titolo entro la sessione di laurea di Dicembre 2010. La selezione delle domande ha come unico
obiettivo quello di individuare i migliori studenti. Le domande di ammissione da parte di studenti di altre universita' italiane e studenti
stranieri sono particolarmente incoraggiate. Se hai un curriculum universitario brillante e vuoi svolgere un ruolo da protagonista nella
ricerca a livello internazionale, allora sei il candidato ideale!.

Dottorato di ricerca in Ingegneria dell'Informazione 

Il dottorato di ricerca in Ingegneria dell'Informazione offre a giovani studenti uno stimolante ambiente internazionale per la formazione
tecnico/scientifica avanzata e la ricerca nei campi dell'informatica, elettronica, automazione e controllo, comunicazioni e reti, con un'enfasi nella ricerca di tipo multidisciplinare. I numerosi progetti congiunti con rinomate istituzioni di ricerca italiane e straniere favoriscono l'ingresso nella comunita' di ricerca internazionale grazie ad una interazione con personalita' scientifiche di alto livello e periodi di ricerca presso laboratori di tutto il mondo. I progetti industriali di ricerca applicata consentono ai dottorandi di conoscere le attivita' delle aziende piu' tecnologicamente avanzate e di acquisire la conoscenza necessaria alla scelta tra carriera industriale ed accademica.  Maggiori informazioni sul programma di formazione e di ricerca sono disponibili sul sito del Dottorato in Ingegneria dell'Informazione. (http://dottorato.dei.polimi.it). 

Ammissione
Il bando ufficiale per l'ammissione a tutti i programmi di dottorato del Politecnico di Milano e' disponibile sul sito della scuola di dottorato
(http://www.polimi.it/dottorato/). Il programma di dottorato inizia il primo Gennaio 2011. La scadenza per la presentazione delle domande e' il
25 Maggio 2010. Per tutti i dettagli sulle procedure e requisiti di ammissione e' sempre meglio riferirsi al bando ufficiale.
Sono particolarmente incoraggiati contatti preliminari dei candidati con i docenti e ricercatori del DEI che saranno piu' che disponibili a
valutare richieste di studenti brillanti provenienti da qualunque universita'. Per conoscere i docenti e ricercatori del DEI e i loro
interessi di ricerca puoi guardare la lista sul sito del dipartimento, le loro pagine web personali (che di solito contengono maggiori
informazioni), e la lista dei laboratori del DEI. Una lista non esaustiva delle tesi di dottorato disponibili e' anche disponibile sul
sito dipartmentale del dottorato. L'obiettivo di tali contatti e' quello di aiutarti a selezionare uno o piu' argomenti di ricerca potenzialmente
interessanti per il dottorato da segnalare nella domanda di ammissione.

Politecnico di Milano e DEI
Il Politecnico di Milano e' un'universita' scientifico-tecnologica che forma ingegneri, architetti e disegnatori industriali, con variegate e
innovative specializzazioni, dedicando grande attenzione a tutti gli aspetti della formazione. Il Politecnico di Milano e' stato fondato nel
1863 ed e' oggi classificato come una delle migliori universita' tecniche europee.
Il Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione (DEI) e' tra i maggiori dipartimenti universitari in Europa per dimensioni e qualita' della
ricerca. La sua missione e' quella di produrre un costante miglioramento della conoscenza in campo scientifico e tecnologico nei settori
dell'informatica, delle telecomunicazioni, dell'automatica e dell'elettronica. Con oltre 600 collaboratori, tra personale di ricerca
strutturato, collaboratori esterni, studenti di dottorato e personale tecnico e amministrativo, il Dipartimento costituisce una realta' vitale
in grado di sostenere la formazione, la ricerca di base, la ricerca applicata e l'attivita' di trasferimento tecnologico alle imprese. La
qualita' del lavoro di ricerca e' testimoniata dalla vasta rete di collaborazioni con le migliori istituzioni internazionali, che fa del
Dipartimento uno dei principali attori dello scenario mondiale dell'innovazione scientifica e tecnologica. La spinta verso il futuro si
coniuga con la tradizione di eccellenza maturata in oltre 60 anni di attivita'. Il risultato e' un ambiente favorevole allo sviluppo dei
talenti, alla creazione di nuove idee e di nuove imprese e alla collaborazione con il mondo delle aziende e della pubblica amministrazione.

Per maggiori informazioni:
DEI: www.dei.polimi.it
Dottorato in Ing. dell'Informazione: http://dottorato.dei.polimi.it
Segreteria dottorato: dottoratoinginfo@elet.polimi.it 

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