AIRO Young Opportunity

19 Oct 2018
Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence
The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence ( opens a full-time Ph.D. student position in the areas of Machine Learning and Combinatorial Optimisation, with applications to optimisation problems in transportations and logistics.

- Research work on the application of state-of-the-art Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques to Optimisation problems
- Development of methods in the fast-evolving field of Machine/Deep Learning for applications in the field of Optimisation for real logistic problems. (In both fields, the Institute has a renowned reputation and is active on several projects already)
- The student will have a significant freedom to explore these topics and will be closely supervised by prominent researchers in the areas.
- Moderate teaching duties.

- Master degree with full honours, preferably in Applied Mathematics and/or Computer Science, or alternatively in a quantitative faculty such as Engineering, Statistics or similar.
- Excellent programming skills.
- Excellent scientific writing skills.
- Excellent background in Machine Learning and Deep Learning.
- Excellent background in Combinatorial Optimisation and Operations Research.

We offer
- Fixed-term position for 3 years, with possible extensions.
- Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards (roughly 50000 CHF per year, low taxes).
- International working environment.
- Generous travel support to attend high quality conferences and workshops.

Applicants should provide the following documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae.
2. List of three references (with e-mail addresses).
3. Letter of motivation.
4. List of taken bachelor and master’s exams, with grades.

For further information and to apply mail to Professor Roberto Montemanni