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Position: Open-Rank Academic Position in Machine Learning or Statistics
Institution: University College London
Department: Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We especially seek candidates whose work addresses fundamental problems in the areas of probabilistic or statistical machine learning. However, Unit faculty have freedom to pursue and develop their own lines of research subject to the success of their research endeavours and compatibility with the overall needs and research aims of the Unit. Collaboration within and outside the Unit is essential and supported through the provision of a generous annual travel allowance to support conference, workshop and collaborative research visits
Requirements: A very strong analytical background in machine learning, mathematics, physics, computer science, statistics and/or engineering. Faculty members are expected to have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the literature in their appointed research fields, be proficient in its application and have a ready ability to acquire and absorb new information, methods and techniques in the service of research goals
   
Text: Open-Rank Academic Position in Machine Learning or Statistics, - Ref:1838110 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit Location of position London Grades 7-8-9-10 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) The Unit offers internationally competitive salaries. Duties and Responsibilities The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at University College London invites applications for an academic position in machine learning or statistics at the rank of Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor, the appointment to be made at a rank appropriate to the experience and international standing of the successful candidate. Established in 1998 through a generous grant from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, the Gatsby Unit has been a pioneering centre for both machine learning and theoretical neuroscience. We have core funding to support six faculty positions, associated postdocs and PhD students, and computational resources. Faculty may raise additional funds through grants from national and international funding bodies and charities. We have no undergraduate programme, so only graduate-level teaching and supervision is required. We especially seek candidates whose work addresses fundamental problems in the areas of probabilistic or statistical machine learning. However, Unit faculty have freedom to pursue and develop their own lines of research subject to the success of their research endeavours and compatibility with the overall needs and research aims of the Unit. Collaboration within and outside the Unit is essential and supported through the provision of a generous annual travel allowance to support conference, workshop and collaborative research visits. The Unit is located in Londons vibrant West End, sharing a purpose-built home with the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, near the UCL Gower Street campus. We are close to cognate groups in the departments of Computer Science and Statistical Science, as well as the Alan Turing Institute. The Unit offers internationally competitive salaries. Key Requirements A very strong analytical background in machine learning, mathematics, physics, computer science, statistics and/or engineering. Faculty members are expected to have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the literature in their appointed research fields, be proficient in its application and have a ready ability to acquire and absorb new information, methods and techniques in the service of research goals. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Please be sure to attach to your online application a copy of your CV, statement of research interests and accomplishments, a teaching statement, and full contact details (including e-mail addresses) for three academic referees. For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Maneesh Sahani (maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk) or Arthur Gretton (a.gretton@ucl.ac.uk). For any other enquiries please contact Mike Sainsbury (m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk). We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 15 Dec 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. GCNU - ML Academic Position - Further Information Apply Now
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