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Laboratory of Methods of Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA)

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Laboratory of Methods of Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA) in Moscow Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of contemporary Data Science that covers variety of topics from meta-machine learning and application of machine-learning algorithms to problem domains along with organization of collaborative research workflows that would enable benefits of modern virtualization and cloud infrastructures in both computation and publication aspects.


The job involves:
·        working under the direct supervision of Dr. Andrey Ustyuzhanin
·        participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working on LAMBDA research projects in 3 broad areas:
o  application of machine learning to high energy physics,
o  collaborative research execution & publication,
o  meta-machine learning analysis, making machine learning research reproducible and accessible
·        writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab
·        participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Lab’s development
·        public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community
·        some teaching is encouraged, though not required.


The Lab offers access to its databases and analytical software, as well as hardware computational resources.
-         a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: data science, software engineering,
-         a strong background mathematics, data science, meta-learning algorithms,
-         ability to work in a team,
-         fluent English,
-         relevant experience is an asset although not required

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here . Appointments will be normally made for one year.


CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly via online application form by April 1, 2016. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.


The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities (http://hse.ru/enhttp://soc.hse.ru/en/,http://linis.hse.ru/) .

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