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  • Visiting Scientist/Research Assistant in Business Analytics at NUS, Singapore. - Nov 27, 2015.
    The candidates must be interdisciplinary in the areas of Business Analytics and demonstrate genuine interest in solving difficult advanced research problems in Business Analytics.
  • Postdoc positions ERC Advanced Grant A-DATADRIVE-B at KU Leuven, Belgium. - Nov 25, 2015.
    Possible topics include Prior knowledge incorporation, Kernels and tensors, Modelling structured dynamical systems, Optimization algorithms, Core models and mathematical foundations, and Next generation software tool
  • PhD and Postdoc Positions in Data Mining at U. of Vienna, Austria. - Nov 25, 2015.
    Research topics include exploration of complex data, information-theoretic methods and high-performance data mining techniques for massive data. Excellent working environment in one of the most livable cities of the world.
  • PhD Student in Statistical NLP / IR / Machine Learning at U. Mannheim, Germany. - Nov 20, 2015.
    Contribute to a project on Knowledge Consolidation and Organization for Query-specific Wikipedia Construction under the principal investigator Laura Dietz. The goal of the research project is to make information on the Web accessible in a Wikipedia-like form through a query-driven interaction paradigm.
  • Associate Professor of Data Mining at U. Tartu, Estonia. - Nov 13, 2015.
    We are looking for candidates with a solid research track record in the fields of data mining and/or machine learning including publications in top venues, and a record of excellence in teaching and student supervision.
  • Scientist, Data Analytics at A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore. - Nov 13, 2015.
    I2R mission is to be the globally preferred source of innovations in Interactive Secured Information, Content and Services Anytime Anywhere through research by passionate people dedicated to Singapore economic success
  • Two positions: 1. Complex Networks in Finance. 2.Financial Econometrics with High-Frequency Data and News Announcements at Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia. - Nov 13, 2015.
    For Research projects: 1. Deep Knowledge Extraction from Financial, Business and Social Text 2. Financial Econometrics with High-Frequency Data and News Announcements
  • Assistant Professor in Applied Statistical Machine Learning at CMU, Pittsburgh, PA. - Nov 07, 2015.
    Seeking both tenure-track and research-track candidates at the assistant professor level with strong training in statistical machine learning and a demonstrated commitment to bringing methodological innovation to application-driven research.
  • Professor of Data Science at U. Tartu, Estonia. - Nov 05, 2015.
    Successful candidate will have solid research track record in data science/machine learning, excellent teaching and student supervision skills, and a long-term research and teaching vision. Apply by Dec 2.
  • Assistant Professor in CS (Big Data) at California State University, Long Beach, CA. - Nov 05, 2015.
    Dept. of CE/CS invites applications for a tenure track position in Big Data, seeking candidates with a focus on data science and analytics.
  • Post-Doctoral Position in Malware Detection at Royal Holloway at U. of London, UK. - Nov 03, 2015.
    Building machine learning techniques to characterize the core network behaviors of malware, with a particular emphasis on bot-like threats.
  • Director, Business Analytics Graduate Programs at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA. - Nov 03, 2015.
    Responsible for the overall quality, enrollment, and success of the MS and certificate programs in Business Analytics at the Orfalea College of Business.
  • Full Professorship (W3) for Machine Learning at U. of Freiburg, Germany. - Nov 01, 2015.
    The professorship should cover machine learning in research and teaching. The future professor must have an excellent scientific background in machine learning and one of NLP, Neural networks, Big data analysis, Deep Learning, Robotics, Computer vision, Machine learning in the life sciences
  • Postdoc – Data Science (Knowledge Graphs and Machine Learning) at PNNL, Richland, WA. - Oct 29, 2015.
    At PNNL we seek to find solutions to our nation's toughest problems in disaster response, health security, and related domains. We are looking for a strongly motivated person with excellent skills in deep learning research and/or knowledge graph construction.
  • Research Associate (Post-doc) at U. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. - Oct 27, 2015.
    We are using a data-driven process (data mining + NLP) and user testing to discover features indicative of difficult English and Spanish texts. We will design text simplification algorithms that will lead to the deployment of a free, online text simplification tool for use with healthcare educational information, to help increase health literacy and reduce costs.
  • Assistant Professor in Economic and Information Networks at UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA, USA. - Oct 21, 2015.
    We seek outstanding candidates who do empirical and/or analytical fundamental research in information economics, network science, computational advertising or marketing analytics, mechanism design, or computational/algorithmic economics.
  • 2 Assistant Professor positions at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, USA. - Oct 09, 2015.
    The Dept. of Mathematics at Eastern Michigan Univ. invites applications for two tenure track assistant professor positions beginning in August 2016. A Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or related quantitative field is required. Strong background in applied statistics or data science is required.
  • Open-rank Computer Science Faculty at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, USA. - Oct 09, 2015.
    All areas of CS are considered. The CS department offers BS, MS, and PhD degree programs. Florida Tech is in the Space Coast, where NASA Kennedy Space Center is located.
  • 2 Asst. Professor Positions in Analytics, Data Science at USFCA, San Francisco, CA, USA. - Oct 05, 2015.
    The positions will contribute to the MS program in analytics and also support either computer science (both grad and undergrad) or undergraduate Data Science program.
  • Tenure-track faculty in Business Statistics/Analytics at the University of Illinois, Chicago at UIC, Chicago, IL. - Oct 02, 2015.
    This is an open rank position. Applicants should have a Ph.D., either completed or near completion, in statistics, machine learning, management science or a closely related field. Strong research capabilities, commitment to publish in top tier journals, and exemplary communication and teaching are expected.
  • Faculty in Business Analytics, Open Rank (Tenure Track) at U. Iowa, Iowa City, IA. - Oct 02, 2015.
    Areas of interest include but are not limited to data science, data mining, text/web/social media analytics, and data visualization.
  • Data Scientist Post Doctoral Scholar at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN. - Sep 29, 2015.
    Focus on (1) setting up and maintaining a Linux cluster optimized for Big Data processing and (2) providing advanced user support to groups using this cluster. We are searching for candidates who are strong programmers and self-starters and would enjoy the challenge of building and optimizing a Hadoop-based cluster from the ground up. We will consider candidates who lack experience in Hadoop-based software if they have an otherwise strong research computing background (e.g. someone interested in transitioning into a career in data science or looking to strengthen his/her data processing skills).
  • Research Associate (PhD student or Postdoc) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. - Sep 29, 2015.
    Work at the newly founded Competence Center for HPC in the Natural Sciences, to help facilitate the transfer of computer science research into the natural sciences.
  • Research Fellow & Project Officer positions in Machine Learning at Rolls-Royce at NTU Corporate Lab on Large Scale Data Analytics, Singapore. - Sep 29, 2015.
    This lab is focusing on three core research areas - Electrical Power and Control Systems, Manufacturing and Repair Technologies and Computational Engineering. The Computational Engineering programme within the lab is investigating state-of-the-art techniques in Data Analytics to process data across the Rolls-Royce design, development, manufacturing, and in-service applications in order to develop strategic capability for introducing step-change improvements in the products and processes.
  • Research Scientist at Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore. - Sep 28, 2015.
    Looking for both senior and junior scientists who are passionate about data and want to apply machine learning techniques to solve real-world problems; interact with a team of experts in deep learning, distributed systems, image processing, to conduct innovative research.
  • Tenure Track Professor, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science at USFCA, San Francisco, CA. - Sep 24, 2015.
    Seek well-qualified candidates in applied mathematics or statistics, with a focus on the extraction of knowledge from data, including data science, modeling, applied probability, applied statistics, and machine learning.
  • Junior or Assistant Data Specialist, Tenure-track at U. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA. - Sep 22, 2015.
    Design, build and maintain custom data and web applications; develop and deploy best-in-class visualizations, dashboards, etc. Develop and teach undergraduate course on Data Analysis and Visualization using R; conduct research and service in congruence with UHERO
  • Asst. Professor, Data Science at Syracuse iSchool, Syracuse, NY. - Sep 15, 2015.
    Syracuse iSchool is soliciting applications from scholars to join its renowned and interdisciplinary faculty in the area of data science.
  • Faculty Positions, Tenure Track in Library and Information Science at Syracuse iSchool, Syracuse, NY. - Sep 14, 2015.
    We seek colleagues who can deepen and extend our strengths in library and information science, including information organization and retrieval, reference and information literacy services, entrepreneurial librarianship and data science.
  • Post-docs and Research Fellows at Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, Finland. - Sep 05, 2015.
    In in machine learning, probabilistic modelling, Big Data, Bioinformatics, Complexity Constrained Machine Learning for Big Data, Data Mining, and other areas
  • Post-doctoral researcher in the field of Machine Learning and Data Mining at Uni. Passau, Germany. - Sep 02, 2015.
    Full time, up to 5 years; Research on machine learning methods with a focus on Deep Learning in the field of fraud detection; teaching, supervision and more
  • Lecturer for online Graduate Certificate in Data Science program at Northeastern, Boston, MA. - Aug 26, 2015.
    PhD/MS in Data Science-related area or significant professional experience. The course, Intro to Computational Statistics, starts Sep 9 and covers the fundamental techniques for quantitative data analysis on large/complex data sets. Contact Associate Dean Bryan Lackaye at b.lackaye@neu.edu.

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