Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Computer Vision

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 03/02/2014 - 10:30

We are seeking a full-time research assistant to join a new research group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by the European Union, as part of a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Award, and is fixed-term for 2 years starting as soon as possible.

PRNI second call for papers

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 29/01/2014 - 14:02


4th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in NeuroImaging (PRNI

June 4-6 2014, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany


CFP: The 6th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo14)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 29/01/2014 - 14:01

The 6th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo14)
November 10-13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain - @socinfo2014 - #socinfo14

Deadline for papers: August 8, 2014 (23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)
Notification of acceptance: October 3, 2014

The International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) is an
interdisciplinary venue that brings together researchers from informatics

Master in Data Science, Barcelona GSE

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 27/01/2014 - 12:10

We would like to bring to your attention to the new Barcelona GSE Master in Data Science:

The program will begin in September 2014 and is currently open and accepting applications. Tuition waivers are available for the best candidates.

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is one of the top institutions worldwide for economic research and graduate education.
The study program has been jointly designed by leading academics and data scientists from the analytics industry, and it is organized around the following coordinates:

Statistics faculty position at the University of Edinburgh, UK

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 22/01/2014 - 16:05

The School of Mathematics at The University of Edinburgh is seeking outstanding candidates for a five year Chancellor's Fellowship in Statistics or Applied Probability, leading to a permanent lectureship.
The Fellowship provides a research-focused reduced-teaching position for 5 years. Subject to satisfactory review at the end of year 3, the Fellow will then move to a standard University academic open ended contract. Applicants will have a research record of the highest calibre, exhibiting the potential to become an international leader.

PhD Student in Machine Learning at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 20/01/2014 - 15:32

Delft University of Technology has an opening for a fully funded PhD student in machine learning, to be supervised by Dr. Laurens van der Maaten. The research project is funded by the NWO Top grant "Learning from Corruption". It focuses on the development of new machine-learning techniques, and on applications of these techniques to domains such as computer vision and natural language understanding. In particular, the research will focus on new approaches for the regularisation of machine-learning models using an approach called marginalised corrupted features.

Lecturer position at Ariel University, Israel

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 20/01/2014 - 15:31

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Ariel University (Israel) invites applications for a tenure-track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position to begin in 2014.

The position is full-time, tenure-track, with eligible benefits. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the computer engineering track, including required courses such as Introduction to programming in C, Introduction to microprocessors, and elective courses such as Computer networking laboratory and Assembly language.

PhD studentships in evolutionary theory - Royal Holloway, University of London

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 20/01/2014 - 10:45

The following 2 PhD Projects are on offer at Royal Holloway University of London

Life history and genome architecture

The organization and architecture of the genome has been shaped by natural selection. There is abundant evidence that many genomes contain parts which were acquired from other organisms. Examples are viruses, which have integrated in the genetic material in a cell, and plasmids found in bacteria. The most striking examples are the acquisition of the genomes of organelles such as chromoplasts and mitochondria, which have originated from a fusion of cells.

Faculty position in Statistical Machine Translation

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 20/01/2014 - 10:40

University of Edinburgh
School of Informatics


Postdocs / Research Programmer for Compositional Learning via Generalized Automatic Differentiation

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 15/01/2014 - 15:28

The goal of this project is to make a qualitative improvement in our ability to write sophisticated numeric code, by giving numeric programmers access to _fast_, _robust_, _general_, _accurate_ differentiation operators.

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