Research Assistantship in Ontology-Based Data and Meta-Mining

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Applications are invited for the position of research assistant in the
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (http://cui.unige.ch/AI-group), CSD,
University of Geneva. The successful candidate will participate in a
European FP7 research project where s/he will investigate advanced
knowledge discovery issues such as algorithm and model selection, data
mining ontology development, meta-learning, and integration of prior
knowledge into machine learning. Research on these issues should support
development of software modules to be integrated into a virtual data
mining laboratory. Further information on the project can be found on
http://www.e-lico.eu. Gross starting salary will be around 4400-5000
CHF/month (1 CHF = 0.65 EUR), depending on qualifications.

Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree in Computer Science.
They should have excellent programming skills as well as communication
skills in English (and ideally in French). A solid background in machine
learning/data mining, substantiated by a Master’s thesis or
peer-reviewed publications in the field, is mandatory. Preference will
be given to candidates who additionally have training or experience in
ontology development. A strong academic record, excellent analytical
skills and a clear aptitude for autonomous, creative research will be
priority selection criteria. The selected candidate who so wishes will
have the possibility of pursuing a PhD degree on a topic relevant to the
project.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, MS and BS academic
transcripts, a brief statement of purpose, a list of publications, and
names and e-mail addresses of at least 2 references.

Please e-mail your applications to Melanie.Hilario[at]unige.ch and
Alexandros.Kalousis[at]unige.ch.

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