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  • Assistant professorship (Juniorprofessur/W1) big data: in-memory databases and data analytics at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. - Jan 13, 2017.
    We seek applicants who investigate big data methods, in particular in-memory databases and data analytics, the integration of analytics functionality into in-memory databases, graph and RDF databases, document databases and text mining, large-scale reasoning, the semantic integration of data from various sources and applications in the natural and life sciences. Contact Prof. Dr. Stefan Kramer (kramer@informatik.uni-mainz.de).
  • Amazon IISc Young Scientist Big Data Fellowship at The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India. - Jan 6, 2017.
    Seeking applicants for this fellowship, sponsored by Amazon India and hosted by IISc. This is an 18-month postdoctoral fellowship targeted at outstanding researchers working on Foundations of data science, or Interface between theoretical and practical aspects of machine learning. Apply by Jan 30, 2017
  • Academic Director Data Science Online MS & Special Professional Faculty at U. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. - Dec 28, 2016.
    Seeking an experienced, energetic, and collaborative colleague to lead new online MS program in Data Science from inception, articulating a strong vision and executing on that vision with integrity and efficacy.
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Machine Learning by Bayesian Optimisation for Experimental Research in Quantum Nanodevices at U. of Oxford, Oxford, UK. - Dec 23, 2016.
    The aim is to develop and apply Bayesian Optimisation for measurements of single-molecule devices, and to train them on simulated experimental data. Fixed-term for up to three years. Deadline: 5 Jan.
  • Senior Researcher or PhD Position in Question Answering at University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. - Dec 21, 2016.
    The candidate should have experience in semantic technologies, natural language processing and/or machine learning (including deep learning).
  • TecnioSpring Data Mining Fellowship at IRIS Advanced Engineering, Barcelona, Spain. - Dec 21, 2016.
    Experienced researcher to carry out different data mining projects with emphasis on industrial applications. This is a 24-month fellowship targeted at persons with a Ph.D. or similar research experience. Apply by Jan 9, 2017.
  • Faculty position in Big Data at University of Liege, Belgium. - Dec 15, 2016.
    5-year full-time faculty position in Big Data in the Department of EECS to be filled by Oct 1, 2017. Apply by Jan 15, 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Studies at Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA. - Dec 07, 2016.
    Seeking a Data Scientist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are searching for a colleague with interdisciplinary interests in the field of computing and with a particular focus in topics of data analysis and modeling as applied across all liberal arts fields.
  • Faculty in Machine Learning at University of Edinburgh, Scotland. - Dec 01, 2016.
    We seek candidates with research interests and experience in the theory and application of machine learning methods, with substantial publication records and strong research potential. Apply by Jan 31, 2017
  • Amazon IISc Young Scientist Big Data Fellowship at The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India. - Nov 28, 2016.
    Seeking applicants for this fellowship, sponsored by Amazon India and hosted by IISc. This is an 18-month postdoctoral fellowship targeted at outstanding researchers working on Foundations of data science, or Interface between theoretical and practical aspects of machine learning.
  • Assistant Professor in Data Science at DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA. - Nov 22, 2016.
    Seeking an Assistant Professor in Data Science to be part of one of the fastest growing and most highly recognized data science programs in the country.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. - Nov 22, 2016.
    Seeking candidates with teaching and scholarly interests with some combination of data analytics, international development planning, housing and community development, and environmental planning.
  • Assistant Professor, Data Science/Machine Learning at UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA. - Nov 22, 2016.
    Dept. of CS at UCSB (www.cs.ucsb.edu) invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments, effective July 1, 2017. We are especially interested in the areas of data science and machine learning.
  • Postdoc fellowships at U. Barcelona, Spain. - Nov 21, 2016.
    The Dept. de Matemàtiques i Informàtica (Mathematics and Computer Science) is looking for and willing to support excellent postdoctoral researchers in the fields of Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Human-Computer Interaction who are interested in applying for a Beatriu de Pinós (BP) 2016 fellowship so as to conduct a two-year postdoc at Universitat de Barcelona.
  • Tenture-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark. - Nov 18, 2016.
    Short description: One or more positions as tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor are available at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark (www.cs.au.dk) starting Summer 2017.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at Georgia State U, Atlanta, GA, USA. - Nov 17, 2016.
    The Experimental Economics Center at Georgia State University, together with the Department of Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, has one opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to engage in collaborative research projects. Topics include experimental and behavioral economics of healthcare, health information technology, and clinical decision support.
  • University Professor for Computer Science with a focus on Data Science at U. of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria. - Nov 17, 2016.
    The professorship is embedded in an appealing environment of existing competencies close to the field of Data Science, for instance, in the areas of robot learning, computer vision, business processes, recommender systems, simulation and visualisation, high-performance computing, semantic technologies, signal and image processing, compressed sensing and dictionary learning.
  • PhD Research Assistantships at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. - Nov 16, 2016.
    The CODED lab in the Dept. of Information Science at Drexel University invites applications for two funded PhD student research positions. Areas of focus include NLP, ML, social information processing, and computational social science. Please send inquiries to Jake[dot]Williams[at]drexel[dot]edu.
  • Teaching Faculty, Machine Learning at CMU, Pittsburgh, PA. - Nov 16, 2016.
    CMU has the world’s only academic Machine Learning Department, and is seeking a Teaching Faculty member to lead efforts in modernizing the teaching of machine learning inside the university and to remote locations.
  • Tenure-track faculty positions at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. - Nov 16, 2016.
    School of EECS at OSU invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track and/or tenured faculty positions in Computer Science. Areas of focus include AI and Machine Learning, Systems and Security, Databases, Software Engineering, and Programming Languages.
  • Faculty in Big Data, Security, and Computer Systems at Habib University, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Karachi, Pakistan. - Nov 14, 2016.
    Multiple, open-rank positions from candidates with expertise in topics related to Big Data, Security, and Computer Systems; specifically Computer Networks and High Performance Computing. Appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2017. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Assistant Professor (2 positions) at Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. - Nov 08, 2016.
    Dept. of Computer Science at Iowa State University seeks outstanding applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Two-years postdoctoral position on Contextual recommendations at U. of Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France. - Nov 08, 2016.
    This project aims at investigating how various techniques of using the contextual information can be combined into a single recommendation approach to improve recommendation accuracy. These techniques will be applied in a real use-case provided by our industrial partner, Total.
  • PhD/Postdoc at KU Leuven, Belgium. - Oct 28, 2016.
    There are several openings for PhD students and post-docs working under Prof. Luc De Raedt in projects related to Automating Data Science (ERC) / Probabilistic Programming / Relational Learning
  • Postdoctoral Associate at Northeastern University, Network Science Institute, Boston, MA. - Oct 24, 2016.
    A postdoc position is available for an outstanding individual to conduct research at the intersection of data and network sciences. The project involves research on network embedding, models of networked phenomena that are both predictive and descriptive, and enhancing incomplete networks.
  • Moore-Sloan Data Science Fellowship program at NYU, New York, NY. - Oct 13, 2016.
    Data Science Fellows will be expected to work at the boundaries between the data-science methods and domain sciences. They will lead independent, original research programs with impact in one or more scientific domains (natural science or social science) and in one or more methodological domains (computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics).
  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Machine Learning) at California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA. - Oct 10, 2016.
    Open tenure track position in Computer Science (Machine Learning). CSULB is a large, comprehensive hispanic-serving institution with 37,000 students.
  • Tenure Track Professor in Machine Learning at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. - Oct 09, 2016.
    We are looking for a professor to either further strengthen our strong research fields, with keywords including statistical machine learning, probabilistic modelling, Bayesian inference, kernel methods, computational statistics, or complementing them with deep learning.
  • RA for machine learning project on Deep Sequencing Learning for Smart Virtual Assistants at Acadia U, Wolfville, NS Canada. - Oct 09, 2016.
    The project aims to develop, test & apply innovative sequential event models to predict customer actions and recommend company actions to achieve pre-configured business goals. The project will run from Oct 31, 2016 to March 3, 2017. For more info, contact danny.silver@acadiau.ca.
  • Faculty, Data Science at Florida International University, North Miami, FL. - Oct 09, 2016.
    The successful candidate must have (1) an earned doctorate in a field that is related to or requires the management and processing of large data sets, such as Statistics or Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics; (2) capability (commensurate with rank) to develop sponsored research programs in data science as it applies to the hospitality and tourism industry, and (3) an expectation of excellence in teaching data science related to hospitality and tourism.
  • Data Science/Big Data Faculty Positions at UMBC, Baltimore, MD. - Oct 06, 2016.
    UMBC is seeking qualified candidates with research interests and experience in Data Science, a research area with high growth and impact in environmental sciences, health care, security, applied statistics and others.
  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Business Analytics at USF, San Francisco, CA. - Oct 04, 2016.
    We seek an individual excited about collaborating to develop and deliver innovative learning experiences to undergraduate business students to prepare them to improve real-world organizational performance using models, data, and analysis.
  • Graphics Software Specialist at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. - Oct 04, 2016.
    Identify and install existing software packages, and develop bespoke application programs to support ambitious and innovative research, outreach and industrial engagement projects making use of the CAVE2 or other MIVP systems (e.g. 3D-ALIVE).