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Job Type: Scientific Job Announcements

Graduate Teaching Assistant / PhD Researcher

Machine Learning
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz; Wien, Linz
Closing Date


The LIT Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the Institute for Machine Learning offer a fully funded PhD position.


The candidate will be fully employed on both a Teaching Assistant position (50%) and as a researcher on a third party project (50%) called "Self-normalizing networks as enabler of functional modularity in large AI systems" ("AI-SNN"). The project also involves Deep Learning methods for medical data.


Required qualifications:

- The successful candidate must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent academic qualification) in a corresponding discipline (computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics, statistics or related)

- Research-orientated and strongly motivated to complete a dissertation

- Theory and practice of machine learning, e.g. Deep Learning (robust learning, generative models, normalization techniques), Reinforcement learning, Probabilistic modeling,

- Expertise in Python programming, and

- Strong command of English


Job location: Vienna and Linz

Application deadline: August 16, 2019.


Main contact
Name: Günter Klambauer

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