Post-doctoral Researcher in the area of data mining (Lugano, Switzerland)

A position for a post-doctoral data mining researcher is available at IDSIA (Lugano, Switzerland,

-Research and development of original data mining methods for classification, regression and clustering.
-Implementation of data mining algorithms within an existing Business Intelligence software program.

– Master’s Degree in computer science, statistics, physics, engineering or other highly quantitative areas.
-PhD in data mining related topics, or in statistical data modeling, preferably involving Bayesian networks.
-Strong publication record in the fields of data mining, machine learning or computational statistics.
-Strong commitment to research and scientific publication, together with the willingness to cooperate with a leading business intelligence company.
-Strong background in programming languages such as C++, C# or Java.
-Ability to produce high-quality data mining implementations, to efficiently analyze very large databases.
-Excellent oral and written English skills.

**We offer
-A two-year position with an employment contract of 100% and with the possibility of contract extension.
-International working environment.
-Collaboration with expert data mining researchers and with leading Business Intelligence companies.
-Participation in prominent international conferences, with the possibility for funded travel.
-Attractive salary, in line with Swiss employment standards.

Applicants should submit the following documents, written in English:
– curriculum vitae
– list of exams and grades obtained in the course of studies conducted at Bachelor’s and Master’s level;
– names of three references (with e-mail addresses); -letter of motivation: brief statement on how the applicant’s research interests correspond with the above mentioned topics (1 – 2 pages); -list of publications, and, if possible, link to the thesis.

Completed applications should be submitted by the 5th July 2012 using the online form found at the following address:

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or contact
Giorgio Corani