The D3 Compunet Research Line at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genoa is opening a postdoctoral position with focus on applied machine learning for bioinformatics.
The selected candidate will be part of a heterogeneous group and interact with colleagues working on DNA sequencing instrumentation and in the fields of bioinformatics and drug discovery.
Requirements will be:
-A PhD Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or related disciplines
-Proven ability and knowledge of machine learning methods: supervised, semi-supervised, unsupervised kernel methods and/or deep learning
-Knowledge of C, C++, Python and Matlab
-Fluency in English
Previous experience of machine learning applications to bioinformatics, machine learning libraries (scikit, Keras, Theano etc….) and or parallel programming/GPU skills will be considered a plus.
The salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
The closing date for applications is January 5, 2018.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is a private law Foundation, created with special Government Law no. 269 of September 30th 2003, with the objective of promoting Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.
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