New opening for a permanent Senior Researcher position

Idiap invites applications for a permanent Senior Researcher position. The main focus of this search is for highly qualified candidates, with evidence of strong research, PhD student supervision, and project management capabilities.

We particularly encourage those candidates committed to novel theories and applications of machine learning and signal processing, while contributing to the diversification of Idiap’s activities and bringing expertise in new application areas. Topics of particular interest include (but are not limited to) environmental monitoring and risk management, health, biotechnologies, energy management, and smart cities.

The successful candidate is expected to initiate independent, creative research programs at the Idiap Research Institute, possibly in collaboration with EPFL. As part of our affiliation with EPFL, duties could also include the participation in undergraduate and graduate teaching in Lausanne. Given the links between Idiap and EPFL, academic careers can also be considered for exceptional candidates. Internationally competitive salaries and benefits are offered.

Applications should be uploaded by 31th July 2014 to our Online Recruitment System (ORS). Interested individuals should include their full CV, together with a list of publications, a concise (max 2 pages) statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses, with e-mail, of five referees.

For further information, please contact
Prof. Hervé Bourlard
Idiap Research Institute, Director
P.O. Box 592
CH-1920 Martigny, Switzerland

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