28th July 2017 : Professorship in data science – Sissa, Trieste

The International School for Advanced Studies (www.sissa.it) in Trieste,
Italy, invites expressions of interest for a faculty position from
candidates demonstrating an outstanding line of research in basic
science approached through innovative methodologies related to the field
of Data Science.

While the appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor,
tenure-track, level*, a more senior position may be considered to match
the candidate’s experience.

The successful candidate will work as an independent principal
investigator, leading activity in natural sciences utilizing and
developing methodologies such as Machine Learning, Statistical Learning,
Neural Networks, Bayesian Inference, and will have the opportunity to
form connections to the current expertise of the SISSA groups dealing
with Big Data in Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience. He/she will join
the SISSA PhD teaching programme and supervise graduate students.

Expressions of interest should be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline
(academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9417) and should include:
- Curriculum Vitae with a complete publication list and the names of at
least three referees,
- Description of current research interests (maximum 3 pages),
- List of ten publications of greatest interest for the selection.

The review of expressions of interest will begin in September 2017 and
continue until the position is filled.

SISSA is a leading international research institution offering PhD and
PostDoctoral Training. It is in favor of gender balance and a diverse
academic environment. It is located on the beautiful coast of the
Adriatic Sea. It offers first rate facilities including High
Performance Computing and has close relations with the other scientific
institutions in the area, which include: the Abdus Salam International
Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the Astronomical Observatory of
Trieste (OATs), the International Center for Genetic Engineering ad
Biotechnology (ICGEB), the "Elettra" synchrotron facility, the
Universities of Trieste and Udine, the National Institute for Nuclear
Physics (INFN), and National Council of
Research (CNR).

All SISSA activities are held in English. More information about the
school and the research groups can be found at: www.sissa.it.

*In the Italian system, a tenure track position corresponds to a
"ricercatore TD – B", i.e. an assistant professor to be confirmed as an
associate professor within three years after appointment.