Post-doctoral position in Machine Learning at LIF-Marseille, France

Post-doctoral position in Machine Learning at LIF-Marseille, France

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Fri, 29/01/2010 - 01:00

Post-doctoral position in Machine Learning
Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille
Université Aix-Marseille I

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The machine learning group of the Laboratoire
d'Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille (LIF) at the University of
Aix-Marseille 1 is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to study
statistical machine learning methods for structured data.

The position is funded by the french National Agency of Research (ANR)
and is part of the Lampada project: Learning Algorithms, Models and
sPArse representations for structured DAta.
http://lampada.gforge.inria.fr/

This project has begun in 2010 and involves 4 machine learning groups
from Inria Lille Nord Europe, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6,
Laboratoire Hubert Curien de Saint-Etienne and the Laboratoire
d'Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille.

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The candidate will investigate many statistical machine learning
methods for structured data among density estimation, kernel methods,
transfer learning, ...

Some interactions with people working on Natural Language Processing
and Multimedia mining are also possible.

The subject of the work can be adapted to the profile of the
candidate.
The candidate must have a PhD in machine learning or related fields.

The position can start in September or October 2010 for 12 months.
Salary: 2100 euros per month (after taxes, medical insurance included).

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Candidates should send a detailed CV, a letter of motivation and research
interests and the names of (at least) two references.

First interviews are planned for the end of April, in case of
interest, contact us as soon as possible.

Please send applications or requests in electronic form to:
- amaury.habrard(at)lif.univ-mrs.fr
- liva.ralaivola(at)lif.univ-mrs.fr