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  • PhD/Postdoc at KU Leuven, Belgium. - Oct 28, 2016.
    There are several openings for PhD students and post-docs working under Prof. Luc De Raedt in projects related to Automating Data Science (ERC) / Probabilistic Programming / Relational Learning
  • Postdoctoral Associate at Northeastern University, Network Science Institute, Boston, MA. - Oct 24, 2016.
    A postdoc position is available for an outstanding individual to conduct research at the intersection of data and network sciences. The project involves research on network embedding, models of networked phenomena that are both predictive and descriptive, and enhancing incomplete networks.
  • Moore-Sloan Data Science Fellowship program at NYU, New York, NY. - Oct 13, 2016.
    Data Science Fellows will be expected to work at the boundaries between the data-science methods and domain sciences. They will lead independent, original research programs with impact in one or more scientific domains (natural science or social science) and in one or more methodological domains (computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics).
  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Machine Learning) at California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA. - Oct 10, 2016.
    Open tenure track position in Computer Science (Machine Learning). CSULB is a large, comprehensive hispanic-serving institution with 37,000 students.
  • Tenure Track Professor in Machine Learning at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. - Oct 09, 2016.
    We are looking for a professor to either further strengthen our strong research fields, with keywords including statistical machine learning, probabilistic modelling, Bayesian inference, kernel methods, computational statistics, or complementing them with deep learning.
  • RA for machine learning project on Deep Sequencing Learning for Smart Virtual Assistants at Acadia U, Wolfville, NS Canada. - Oct 09, 2016.
    The project aims to develop, test & apply innovative sequential event models to predict customer actions and recommend company actions to achieve pre-configured business goals. The project will run from Oct 31, 2016 to March 3, 2017. For more info, contact danny.silver@acadiau.ca.
  • Faculty, Data Science at Florida International University, North Miami, FL. - Oct 09, 2016.
    The successful candidate must have (1) an earned doctorate in a field that is related to or requires the management and processing of large data sets, such as Statistics or Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics; (2) capability (commensurate with rank) to develop sponsored research programs in data science as it applies to the hospitality and tourism industry, and (3) an expectation of excellence in teaching data science related to hospitality and tourism.
  • Data Science/Big Data Faculty Positions at UMBC, Baltimore, MD. - Oct 06, 2016.
    UMBC is seeking qualified candidates with research interests and experience in Data Science, a research area with high growth and impact in environmental sciences, health care, security, applied statistics and others.
  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Business Analytics at USF, San Francisco, CA. - Oct 04, 2016.
    We seek an individual excited about collaborating to develop and deliver innovative learning experiences to undergraduate business students to prepare them to improve real-world organizational performance using models, data, and analysis.
  • Graphics Software Specialist at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. - Oct 04, 2016.
    Identify and install existing software packages, and develop bespoke application programs to support ambitious and innovative research, outreach and industrial engagement projects making use of the CAVE2 or other MIVP systems (e.g. 3D-ALIVE).
  • Postdoctoral researcher position on Data Mining/Data Federation at Umea University, Sweden. - Sep 30, 2016.
    Join us to build up Registry Data Federation and Analysis Research Infrastructure. Develop data analysis methods with focus of data federation and privacy preservation. Topics may include entity relation extraction, query parsing and decomposition, privacy preservation, ontology mining etc.
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Data Exploration at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. - Sep 26, 2016.
    We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in interactive data exploration, broadly construed, which includes data mining, analytics, visualization, human-computer interaction, and summarization.
  • Full Professor at U. of Iowa, Tippie College of Business Management Sciences Department, Iowa City, IA, USA. - Sep 22, 2016.
    Dept. of Management Sciences offers undergraduate and doctoral programs in Business Analytics and Information Systems, Graduate Certificate and MS programs in Business Analytics and a specialization in Analytics. Extensive collaborative opportunities are available with faculty and doctoral students in other departments
  • CS Faculty – Data Analytics (open rank) at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ. - Sep 22, 2016.
    The Computer Science Department at Rowan University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with a primary specialization in Data Analytics to begin September 1, 2017. Applications due Nov 15, 2016.
  • Professor (Open Rank) – Data Science at WPI, Worcester. - Sep 21, 2016.
    The Data Science program invites applications for a tenure track (open rank) Professor position with a research focus in Data Science to begin in the Fall of 2017 to strengthen this important interdisciplinary area.
  • Asst/Assoc Professor of Management (Information Technology Management) at CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA. - Sep 19, 2016.
    Seeking applicants for at least one tenure-track faculty position in Information Technology Management. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from a related field by the effective date of appointment. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and expertise in big data technologies and applications. Appointment will begin in fall quarter, 2017.
  • Postdoc: Deep learning-based reconstruction for 3D ultrasonic imaging at Creatis Lab, Lyon, France. - Sep 13, 2016.
    The objective of this work is to develop an alternative method of reconstruction of 3D ultrasonic imaging, based on a deep neural network. Key points to be addressed: the selection of the neural network type and the selection of a sub-sampling strategy, which has to be adapted to the ultrasound acquisition and must also allow to optimize the reconstruction DNN.
  • 14 Geo Data Scientist Positions at HPI, Berlin / Potsdam, Germany. - Sep 12, 2016.
    We aim to train a new generation of young, interdisciplinary scientists with interdisciplinary skills in the intersection of mathematics, computer sciences, and geosciences. Apply for 3-year PhD or 2-year PostDoc positions by Oct 31, 2016
  • PhD student at Biomediq / University College London, Denmark / UK. - Sep 09, 2016.
    Two open 3 year PhD positions within machine learning applied to produce imaging biomarkers and disease progression models of dementia. Both positions are part of a larger research project in collaboration with University College London. Employment will be at Biomediq A/S in Denmark while enrolment will be at University College London in the UK from where the degree will be obtained.
  • U. of Notre Dame: Academic Director/Special Professional Faculty – Data Science Online M.S. at U. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA. - Sep 09, 2016.
    The Academic Director will be central to the success of MS program and will be an important voice in data science initiatives at Notre Dame.
  • Big Data and Data Science Postdoctoral Scholars and PhD Studentships at UNC Charlotte, Data Analytics and Visualization Center, Charlotte, NC, USA. - Sep 08, 2016.
    R&D in large scale multidisciplinary Big Data and Data Science programs led by Prof. Ashit Talukder ( Director, Data Analytics & Visualization Center), in collaboration with multiple universities and research labs. The Center is comprised of many faculty working on research in Data Science, Data Analytics, Visual analytics, and Visualization.
  • 20 postdocs in Machine Learning and related areas at Aalto University and University of Helsinki, Finland. - Sep 08, 2016.
    Aalto University and University of Helsinki, the two leading universities in Finland within computer science and information technology, are looking for 20 excellent researchers in various areas of ICT. Many of the positions (e.g. those by Samuel Kaski, Petri Myllymäki, Jukka Corander, Hiroshi Mamitsuka) are on machine learning/probabilistic models, and many others are related. Apply by Sep 30, 2016
  • Faculty in Quantitative Analysis at U. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA. - Aug 29, 2016.
    Applicants must have a PhD in Decision Sciences, Data Science, or related areas, ability to teach in MBA and Executive Education formats, and a strong research record.
  • Data Mining Positions at TU/e, Netherlands. - Aug 11, 2016.
    The Data Mining group at TU/e (Netherlands) has open PhD and Postdoc positions in predictive analytics and visual analytics in a few projects in collaboration with industry and visualization and security research groups
  • PhD scholarship in Machine Learning for Cyber Security at U. of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia. - Aug 07, 2016.
    Investigate the role of machine learning in detecting and classifying malware in mobile devices, and develop novel approaches to protect mobile devices from malware.
  • 3 PhD Studentships at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. - Aug 03, 2016.
    Positions in Web-scale research analytics for identifying high performance and trends: data-driven approaches to scientometrics; Large-scale information extraction from unstructured textual resources; Discovering semantic relationships in large textual collections with applications to recommender systems for research

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