SISSA, Physics Area

Position ID:SISSA-Physics Area-NNDS [#13951]
Position Title: Tenure Track/Faculty Position in Neural Networks at SISSA
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia 34136, Italy [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Appl Deadline:2019/10/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/26, finished 2020/05/03, listed until 2019/12/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The "Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati" (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, invites expressions of interest for one faculty position from outstanding candidates with a strong research record in Neural Networks within Data Science. The position is preferably for junior scientists at the level of tenure track or associate professor.

The candidates will be assessed taking into account (i) their capability of developing new techniques and achieving new results and progresses in relation to Neural Networks within Data Science, and (ii) their capability of applying these techniques to real-world problems in natural sciences, in relation to the ongoing researches in contiguous fields at SISSA.

The successful candidate is expected to work as an independent principal investigator within the newly born Data Science group, promoting and leading applied research related to Neural Networks to complement the more theoretically oriented expertise of the SISSA groups. S/he will join the SISSA PhD teaching programme and supervise graduate students, whose scholarships will be paid by SISSA. The position comes with a substantial starting grant.

The deadline for submitting the expressions of interest, in English and only via Academic Jobs Online, is September 20, 2019. They should include:

* Curriculum Vitae with a complete publication list and the names of up to three referees.
* Description of current research interests.
* List of ten publications of greatest interest for the selection.

SISSA is a leading international research institution offering PhD and PostDoctoral training, beautifully located at and overseeing the northernmost spot of the Mediterranean Sea. It is in favor of family-friendly, gender balanced and diverse academic environment. It offers first rate facilities including subsidized daycare. Italian law recognizes parental leave as an individual right for each parent. All of its activities are held in English. More information about the school can be found at Upon receipt and evaluation of the expressions of interest, the SISSA governing bodies will deliberate on the opening of the position according to the provisions of the Italian law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
via Bonomea, 265
34136 Trieste

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