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University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland - SUPSI
Researcher (f/m) in the area of Forecasting and Data Mining with Time Series
University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland - SUPSI
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Published: 1 month ago
Application deadline: Jul 15
Location: Manno TI, Switzerland
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Researcher (f/m) in the area of Forecasting and Data Mining with Time Series

 The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) opens a position at the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI), in particular the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA), for a Researcher (f/m) in the area of Forecasting and Data Mining with Time Series. Occupancy degree: 100%. Duration of the contract: 2 years with possibility of prolongation.

Job description:

  • Basic research, aiming at publications in top notch journals and conferences.
  • Applied research, collaboration with industrial partners in innovative projects.
  • Acquisition of funds regarding both basic and applied research.
  • The research area relevant to this position involves time series analysis (forecasting, clustering and classification of time series, anomaly detection, etc.).

Requirements:

Essential

  • The position is for researcher who has obtained a PhD since no more than 10 years.
  • Master degree with top marks in informatics, statistics, or other areas with strong emphasis on computation.
  • PhD focused on the analysis of time series.
  • Excellent publication track (relative to the ages of experience).
  • Excellent programming skills and proficiency with state-of-the-art libraries for Time Series Analysis.
  • Good knowledge of algorithms and software for Machine Learning.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Communication and collaboration skills.

Desirable

  •  Good knowledge of written and spoken Italian, or willingness to learn it in short times.

We offer

  • A two-year position (degree of occupancy 100%), with possibility of prolongation.
  • International working environment.
  • Collaboration with a strong team of researchers in Machine Learning and Statistics (http://ipg.idsia.ch)
  • Development of your own professional skills and career progression.
  • Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards and the candidate's experience.

Additional information

The requirements for this function are published within the “Direttive interne SUPSI” (direttiva 7a) and within “Regolamento del personale SUPSI” on the following website: http://www.supsi.ch/home/supsi/documenti-ufficiali.html

Additional information can be asked to:

Giorgio Corani

giorgio.corani@supsi.ch

Applicants should submit the following documents, written in English:

  • Curriculum vitae with publications list and possibly link to the thesis;
  • List of exams and grades obtained during the Bachelor and the Master of Science;
  • List of three references (with e-mail addresses);
  • Motivation letter (1-2 pages).

Only applications submitted electronically within and not later than July 15th 2018 and through the appropriate form: http://www.supsi.ch/home/supsi/lavora-con-noi/2018-06-12-bando529.html ; will be taken into consideration.

Applications that are incomplete, or submitted to other addresses, or submitted beyond the deadline will be not accepted. 

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