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  • Faculty position in the Department of Computer Engineering Computer Science at California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. - Oct 20, 2017.
    The Computer Engineering Computer Science (CECS) Department at California State University Long Beach seeks a faculty member with expertise in Computer Vision / Machine Learning / Robotics. The hire is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and, as part of a team, maintain an active research program. To apply, please go to academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9614. The CECS Department is in the College of Engineering, ranked in the top 50 in the nation for undergraduate education.
  • PhD position in machine learning for evolving data of biogeosciences at University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. - Oct 19, 2017.
    Life Science Informatics group at the University of Helsinki is looking for a PhD student in machine learning for evolving data with a particular focus on fossil data analysis. Candidates with background in bioinformatics or related fields are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • 2 Postdoctoral researchers in interactive AI and machine learning at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. - Oct 18, 2017.
    1. Probabilistic machine learning with human in the loop (Prof. Samuel Kaski) - One of the core questions in machine learning at the moment is how to interact with humans. We turn this question into a probabilistic modelling problem, and model both the user and the task to drive the interaction. The solutions need combinations of probabilistic modelling, reinforcement learning and approximate Bayesian computation. We are looking for a postdoc who already masters some of these and offer an opportunity to learn the rest and work with us on this exciting bleeding-edge problem. 2. Modeling and machine learning in HCI (Prof. Antti Oulasvirta) - The position offers an exciting opportunity to learn about and work on applications of machine learning methods and computational models of cognition, perception, and behavior in interactive systems.
  • Academic Opportunities in Information Technology at Monash University, Clayton, Australia. - Oct 12, 2017.
    Monash is currently recruiting in the areas of Data Science (including artificial intelligence, machine learning, modelling, optimisation and data visualisation), Computer Systems (including networks, cloud computing, internet of things, software engineering and cybersecurity), and IT for Energy (computer scientists working on applications in energy). Continuing full-time academic positions are available at Lecturer and Senior Lecturer levels (equivalent to Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in the US). Additionally, outstanding applicants in any area of computer science and information systems at any level are also encouraged to apply.
  • Faculty Positions (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) at Temple University, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Philadelphia, PA. - Oct 12, 2017.
    The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) at Temple University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Exceptional candidates at all ranks and areas of will be considered. We are particularly interested in data scientists who are developing methods and systems to collect, process, and analyze large amounts of data in both traditional and interdisciplinary areas including computational biology and bioinformatics, human-computer interactions, and computer graphics.
  • Professor of Practice, Data Science at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. - Oct 11, 2017.
    Syracuse iSchool seeks Data Science professionals to join its renowned faculty and serve as a Professor of Practice. Apply by Nov 15 for full consideration.
  • Open Rank Faculty Positions at U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. - Oct 10, 2017.
    Seeking several outstanding full-time faculty members (rank open) to join our dynamic and collegial iSchool, especially in Information retrieval, data analytics, technology & society, and related areas.
  • Multiple Founding Faculty Positions in Data Science at Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan. - Oct 5, 2017.
    Nazarbayev University is seeking founding faculty members at all ranks for its new program in Data Science. Applicants with research interests in data mining, machine learning, business analytics, visualization, optimization, statistics and network science are encouraged to apply.
  • Assistant Professor, with emphasis on Data Science and Machine Learning at U. of Miami, Miami, FL. - Oct 3, 2017.
    The Department of Computer Science at the University of Miami invites applications for an Assistant Professor position starting August 2018. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. The position requires teaching and research expertise in Machine Learning, with emphasis on applications in Data Science. Applicants must have experience storing and analyzing large data sets for applications, including, but not limited to, Biology, Biomedical science, and Medicine. The hire will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program.
  • 4 PhD scholarships at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. - Oct 1, 2017.
    Up to 4 Computer Science PhD Scholarships are available at RMIT University, Melbourne. Go to http://florasalim.com/vacancy-scholarships/#scholarships for more information on each of the following topic. All applicants need to first submit their documents to Flora.Salim@rmit.edu.au by Sunday 8 October 2017 as there is a PhD admission process prior to the scholarship application process and both process needs to be completed by the central deadline (31 October 2017). Research scholarships information for topics 2-4 is available at RMIT scholarship website. The positions will commence in Semester 1, 2018 (March 2018). For more information, contact Flora Salim flora.salim@rmit.edu.au
  • Visiting Research Fellow/Student in Trajectory Data Mining at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. - Oct 1, 2017.
    A 3-4 month visiting position for an excellent postdoc/PhD student in a project partnered with Northrop Grumman Corporation to conduct machine learning research using several large-scale airport trajectory datasets. Strong machine learning skills and A/A* publication track record are essential. Experience with unsupervised learning and trajectory data analytics are preferable. We will cover return airfares to Melbourne and a generous living allowance. The scheme is primarily intended for PhD students (who have already passed their Qualification Exam or Confirmation of Candidature at their respective university) or for postdocs who seek to conduct joint research in trajectory data mining and machine learning. For more information check http://florasalim.com/vacancy-scholarships/ and contact Dr. Flora Salim flora.salim@rmit.edu.au
  • PhD research assistantships in Data Science and Healthcare Informatics at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. - Oct 1, 2017.
    We are recruiting PhD students for NSF BIGDATA funded interdisciplinary projects on data science and healthcare informatics to develop advanced machine learning and distributed computing algorithms for predictive analytics of 2 PB of driving data and healthcare data. Email to chris.yang@drexel.edu, specify 'PhD application: Data Science and Healthcare Informatics' in the subject, and attach all documents as PDF, including (1) CV with publications, (2) contact info of two referees, (3) a brief description of previous research experience and future research interests, and (4) a copy of BS/MS transcript, by Dec 31, 2017.
  • PhD Student Assistantship in Machine Learning / Data Mining at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. - Sep 29, 2017.
    School of Computing at Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for a PhD student assistantship position that begins in January, 2018. The successful applicant will be strongly motivated in pursuing a PhD degree in computer science and studying in an area related to machine learning and/or data mining. Laboratory for Learning Research conducts research in machine learning and data mining and with applications in areas that include computer security, education, and social networks/media. The assistantship will cover tuition and a stipend. Application is due Nov 1, 2017.
  • Postdoctoral Data Scientist: Probabilistic Knowledge Bases and Graph Mining at The Data Science Research (DSR) Lab at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. - Sep 29, 2017.
    DSR Lab at UF invites applications for a post doctoral position with a strong background in probabilistic models, knowledge bases and graph mining. The successful candidate will work on developing novel strategies to understand and reason about events, situations, and trends in large-scale probabilistic knowledge bases. The data sources where events come from is highly heterogeneous and include multiple representations (structured and unstructured), semantics (variety of schemas, ontologies, or complete absence of both), languages and modalities (text, image, video, sensors,etc). Moreover, interpretations also uses humans-in-the-loop for further adjustments. The position involve close scientific collaboration with Dr. Daisy Zhe Wang and interaction with two PhD students in the DSR lab on this project.
  • Postdoctoral research positions: Machine learning for data scientists at Alan Turing Institute, London, UK. - Sep 26, 2017.
    The Artificial Intelligence for Data Analytics (AIDA) project at the Alan Turing Institute is an ambitious effort to develop an integrated artificial intelligence system that guides the user through every step of the process, magnifying the productivity of working data scientists. The AIDA project will be led by Turing Fellows Prof Chris Williams (University of Edinburgh), Prof Zoubin Ghahramani FRS (University of Cambridge), Prof Ian Horrocks FRS (University of Oxford), and Dr Charles Sutton (University of Edinburgh).We are seeking talented postdoctoral researchers in machine learning and semantic technologies. As many as two positions are available. Apply by 23 Oct, 2017.
  • Post-Doc or Research Assistant at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain. - Sep 19, 2017.
    Our group is looking for a candidate with excellent skills in aspects related to NLP to biomedical domain. The position is for ~ 2 years (ends October 2019), with a salary to be determined depending on the candidate profile. The position is open to PostDoc or research assistant with an outstanding profile in the field. The candidate will be mainly working in an european project. Deadline: September 30th, 2017
  • Machine Learning for real-time data processing in limiting circumstances at KULeuven Technology Campus, Geel, Belgium. - Sep 15, 2017.
    There is a full-time academic faculty position in the area of Machine Learning, as seen from a computer science point of view. The research on Machine Learning and Statistics at Technology Campus Geel is embedded in the Technology Cluster Computer Science of the Department of Computer Science. The Technology Cluster Computer Science focuses mainly on demand-driven research, often in collaboration with industry and other organisations.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Analytics at University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK. - Sep 5, 2017.
    Full-time faculty position in business analytics starting August 15, 2018. The successful applicant will teach graduate courses for the Master of Science in Business Analytics and related programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a discipline directly related to data analytics.
  • Data Scientist in Korean Studies at Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea. - Aug 17, 2017.
    Sogang University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Global Korean Studies at Sogang’s School of Integrated Knowledge. The successful applicant will help shape the field of Korean studies by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science as it relates to the production of knowledge about Korea and Korean culture. The successful applicant will also demonstrate her or his promise to produce globally significant research, as well as her or his ability to secure significant funding for a research agenda that aims to illuminate Korea and how knowledge about Korea is created.
  • Research Assistant (Master or PhD student) in Data Sciences at HES-SO/HEG Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. - Aug 8, 2017.
    The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to deepen his/her training in data science applied to the biomedical field, and demonstrate autonomy and initiative in a variety of academic and applied research activities. Additional activities include teaching in the field of data sciences (data mining, semantic web, information retrieval, semantic interoperability, statistics ...) and participation in biomedical data sciences research projects.
  • Research Fellow in Time Series Classification at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. - Aug 08, 2017.
    We are looking for an outstanding Research Fellow to work with Prof Geoff Webb and Dr Francois Petitjean at Monash Data Science. 18-month appointment - attractive remuneration of AUD $92,074 pa Level B + 9.5% employer superannuation (eq 401k).
  • PhD student at Monash U., Melbourne, Australia. - Aug 02, 2017.
    New generation satellites are now imaging Earth completely, every 5 days, at high resolution, and at _no charge to end-users. It is not yet possible to tap the full value of this data, as existing machine learning methods for classifying time series cannot scale to such vast volumes of data. This PhD project is fully funded and includes a full tuition fee offset, as well as a stipend at RTP rate (AUD 26,682 pa). Apply here
  • DePaul University: Instructor in Data Science - Jul 27, 2017
    Seeking Instructors in Data Science, with expertise and teaching experience in data science with an emphasis in computational statistics, data mining, data visualization, pattern recognition or machine learning.
  • Henry B. Tippie Chair in Business Analytics (Tenure Track) at The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. - Jul 27, 2017.
    This position is a tenure-track position at the rank of full professor in business analytics beginning August 15, 2018. Areas of interest include but are not limited to data-driven research in machine learning, data science, information systems, statistics, optimization, and transportation. Apply at jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/faculty, Requisition 71370.
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics & Biostatistics (Data Science) at California State U., East Bay, Hayward, CA. - Jul 14, 2017.
    The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics at California State University, East Bay seeks candidates for 2 tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. The areas of application we seek are: Data Science, Data Visualization, Computational Statistics, and Statistics Education. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by start date. Apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/42202. Department information at http://statistics.csueastbay.edu/ . CSUEB is an inclusive campus and EOE.