[visionlist] Postdoc position in Deep Learning on Graphs - IIT, Genova, Italy

Pavis Pavis at iit.it
Tue Apr 19 09:35:57 -04 2022

Postdoc position in Deep Learning on Graphs (2200003E)

Commitment & contract: up to 18 months - collaboration contract
Location: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Enrico Melen 83,Genova - Italy

At IIT we work enthusiastically to develop human-centered Science and Technology to tackle some of the most pressing societal challenges of our times and transfer these technologies to the production system and society.
Our Genoa headquarter is strictly inter-connected with our 11 centres around Italy and two outer-stations based in the US for a truly interdisciplinary experience.

You’d be working in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary group, where Physicists, Engineers, Computer Vision and Computational Intelligence experts collaborate, each with their own expertise, to carry out common research. The Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision (PAVIS) Research Line is coordinated by Dr. Alessio Del Bue leading a team of more than 20 units working on advancing the state of the art in Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
The research focuses on novel computational models related to graph neural networks and constrained deep learning to solve challenging problems in life science and physics.

Within the team, your main responsibilities will be:
Investigate and develop new Deep Learning methods for large-scale graph data structures
Supervise PhD students

A PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Computer Vision and similar disciplines
Documented experience on the Deep Learning, with a special focus on Graph Neural Networks
Strong programming ability (Python preferred)
A relevant publication record
The ability to properly report, organize and publish research data
Documented experience in coaching junior scientists
Good command in spoken and written English

Experience on Deep Learning tools such as Pytorch, Tensorflow, etc...
Knowledge of Graph Theory
Good communication skills
Strong problem solving attitude
High motivation to learn
Spirit of innovation and creativity
Good in time and priority management
Ability to work in a challenging and international environment
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a highly interdisciplinary environment

Competitive salary package for international standards
Private health care coverage
Wide range of staff discounts
Candidates from abroad or Italian citizens who permanently work abroad and meet specific requirements, may be entitled to a deduction from taxable income of up to 90% from 6 to 13 years.

An equal, inclusive and multicultural environment ready to welcome you with open arms. Discrimination is a big NO for us!
We like contamination and encourage you to mingle and discover what other people are up to in our labs!
If paperwork is not your piece of cake, we got you! There’s a specialized team working to help you with that, especially during your relocation!
If you are a startupper or a business-minded person, you will find some exceptionally gifted professionals ready to nurture and guide your attitude and aspirations.
If you want your work to have a real impact, in IIT you will find an innovative and stimulating culture that drives our mission to contribute to the improvement and well-being of society!
We stick to our values! Integrity, courage, societal responsibility and inclusivity are the values we believe in!
They define us and our actions in our everyday life. They guide us to accomplish IIT mission!
If you feel this tickles your appetite for change, do not hesitate and apply!

Please submit your application using the online form https://iit.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?lang=it&job=2200003E and including a detailed CV, university transcripts, cover letter (outlining motivation, experience and qualifications)and contact details of 2 references.
Application’s deadline: April 30th 2022

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