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  • IBM Social Good Fellow at IBM, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA. - Jun 23, 2016.
    An opportunity for graduate students/postdocs to develop their skills and develop data science solutions that benefit humanity. Mentored by leading IBM Research scientists and engineers at the T. J. Watson Research Center, fellows use data mining, machine learning, analytics, operations research, statistics, and mobile computing methods to complete projects with social impact.
  • Data quality postdoc at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. - Jun 23, 2016.
    The Data Science Lab at McMaster University seeks candidates for a postdoc fellowship. Candidates with research experience in data quality, data profiling, data cleaning, data privacy, and machine learning are particularly suitable. The position is available starting Fall 2016, with an initial appointment for one year and renewable up to two years.
  • Post Doc Causality and Machine Learning at UPSud Paris-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette (near Paris), France. - Jun 22, 2016.
    The Machine Learning and Optimization (TAO) group of the Laboratory of Research in Informatics (LRI) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for working at the interface of machine learning and causal modeling.
  • Empire Scholar (Associate Professor, Professor) at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. - Jun 20, 2016.
    We are seeking an expert in psychiatric genomics to fill a tenured Associate/Full Professor position as part of the New York State Empire Innovator Program (EIP). The candidate’s research should focus on neuropsychiatric disorders and neurodevelopment. Areas of interest include bioinformatics, computational genetics, and machine-learning. Significant current external research funding is required.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow - Building Data Analytics at Fraunhofer USA, Boston, MA. - Jun 17, 2016.
    We seek a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work with Fraunhofer’s interdisciplinary Building Energy Technologies team to develop, test, and evaluate algorithms using CT and interval electric field data.
  • Assistant Professor of Marketing at Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT. - Jun 13, 2016.
    Seeking applications from graduating students, post-docs and others who have the potential to become outstanding scholars.
  • Data Scientist at USC, Los Angeles, CA. - May 31, 2016.
    Looking for a data scientist to join our team and create analytical solutions for business problems in fundraising. This position is responsible for generating solutions for existing problems and studying the business to ask (and answer) questions nobody has asked before.
  • Research Assistant (Rugby Union) Data Scientist / Machine Learning Specialist at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales. - May 19, 2016.
    A full-time Data Science position is available to support a collaborative research project between Cardiff Metropolitan University and World Rugby. The project aims to; examine the subsequent injury risk following concussion in professional Rugby Union players, and to develop an associated software analysis tool using machine learning.
  • PhD Position in Intelligent Recommender Systems at Oslo and Akershus University, Oslo, Norway. - May 10, 2016.
    The area of research is recommender systems and information retrieval systems. The project will investigate the enhancement of Intelligent Recommender Systems with novel artificial intelligent tools such as Deep Learning. The data available for this project consists of book-records with both professional meta-data and user-generated content.
  • PhD Position in AI, Machine Learning at Oslo and Akershus University, Oslo, Norway. - May 10, 2016.
    AI-based Software Tool for Memory Training for Dementia: We want to develop different methods within statistics/machine learning (personalized learning) to optimize test/learning tools procedures. In particular, input from the patients while they use the test/learning tool will be used to gradually optimize the tools.
  • Post-Doc researcher: Predicitve Analytics for IoT at IBM Research, Zurich, Switzerland. - Apr 30, 2016.
    IoT gives real-time access to data about systems and their condition-influencing factors in an unprecedented richness enabling most accurate forecasting models. To extend our predictive analytics team at IBM Research – Zurich, we are seeking a postdoc to focus on the development of algorithms for actionable predictive failure models.
  • PhD Scholarship at U. of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. - Apr 29, 2016.
    Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position in Data Clustering addressing problems related to: unsupervised feature weighting, metric learning, recovering the number of clusters in data sets, and applications. Deadline: 30 May 2016
  • Post-Doc in bioimage informatics at Ecole polytechnique - U. Paris Saclay,, near Paris, France. - Apr 28, 2016.
    Current development in fluorescence microscopy are allowing us to record very large multidimensional datasets looking at in vivo biological processes. The Laboratory for Optics and Bioscience (LOB) is looking for a post-doc in bioimage informatics (2 yrs) to join an interdisciplinary collaboration to develop automated image/data processing/analysis, along with specific pipelines for storage, visualization, and annotation, with applications to developmental neuroscience.
  • PhD scholarships at U. of Nottingham, Ningbo China. - Apr 26, 2016.
    To undertake research projects in Data mining/machine learning challenges: large data sets, mixture of data types (including images), data quality and security issues; Optimisation challenges: dealing with uncertainty, dynamic problems, large scale optimization problem; Social challenges
  • Faculty, Computer Science/Data Science at U. Tianjin, China. - Apr 22, 2016.
    Seeking a professor whose assignment will involve both general bachelor level courses as well as specialized research oriented master level courses. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor students and have proven teaching experience.
  • Assistant Lecturer, Senior Online Instructor, Data Science at Monash U., Melbourne, Australia. - Apr 22, 2016.
    Make contributions to the teaching effort of the University and to carry out activities to develop and maintain educational activities relevant to the profession or discipline
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Data Mining and Bioinformatics at SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. - Apr 15, 2016.
    The major research focus is on developing machine learning and mathematics methodologies to address the computationalchallenges of analyzing massive genomic data for various biomedical applications. Email to yijunsun[AT]buffalo[DOT]edu
  • Birmingham fellowships in data science at U. Birmingham, UK. - Apr 14, 2016.
    Fellows are appointed to a permanent academic post, with first 5 years of protected time for high-quality research; gradual development of teaching experience; start-up package to support research.
  • Postdoctoral researcher position in machine learning and data mining at University of Tampere, Finland. - Apr 14, 2016.
    Develop new well-performing, computationally efficient, and scalable methods based on probabilistic modeling, data mining, and machine learning for data analysis, visualization, information retrieval, and prediction in big consumer behavior data. Apply by 27 April 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Big Data and Visual Analytics at University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. - Mar 25, 2016.
    The School of Computer Science at UNNC is developing strong research in areas including Big Data and Visual Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Software Implementation and Testing, and Visual Information Processing. Candidates must have a PhD (or be very close to obtain a PhD) in computer science or closely related disciplines such as engineering and mathematical sciences, together with an established track record in high quality research.
  • Head of Data Science and Engineering Department at ELTE, Budapest, Hungary. - Mar 24, 2016.
    Set up the new unit of ELTE FI and T-Labs focusing on Data Science and Engineering, contributing to data-driven business applications by fostering research and open innovation an industry driven, R&D&I oriented department in order to carry out research, development and teaching in data science and data engineering theory, technologies and their applications and closely cooperate with its innovation network.
  • Sentry Insurance Endowed Chair in Business Analytics at U of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI, ISA. - Mar 16, 2016.
    A 2016 gift of million from Sentry Insurance will establish a new endowed faculty position in data analytics and allow UW-Stevens Point to launch an innovative curriculum for undergraduate students. The successful candidate for this position will help build and launch a new data analytics degree program. Curiosity, collegiality, and an entrepreneurial spirit are essential. Apply online by Apr 14, 2016
  • Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Fellow positions in Computer Science at Aalto University and University of Helsinki, Finland. - Mar 09, 2016.
    Two leading universities in Finland are looking for several researchers in Computer Science. Apply by April 1
  • Postdoc Position at Instituto de Telecomunicações, Porto, Portugal. - Mar 07, 2016.
    IT Porto has an open post-doc position (22 months) on extracting mobility information from spatio-temporal data: from and where to, when and how people move in the city, flow and speed, where they spend time, etc.
  • Akademischer Rat (Assistant Professor) in Data Science at University of Bonn, Germany. - Mar 07, 2016.
    The candidate should have experience in one of the following areas: Machine Learning, Semantic Technologies, Question Answering or Geo Analysis. The position is for 3 years with possible extension to 6 years.
  • Postdoc in Distributed Parallel Computing/Bioinformatics at University of California, San Diego/San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego, CA, USA. - Mar 2, 2016.
    Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Structural Bioinformatics, or related fields. Project: Develop large scale 3D structural analysis tools.

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