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Postdoctoral Position Open

Quantitative Life Sciences section hiring

Postdoctoral Position Open
Postdoctoral Position Open

03/05/2019 - Trieste

ICTP's Quantitative Life Sciences section has just announced a opening for a postdoctoral fellow, to start in the summer or fall of 2019. Young scientists of any nationality with a strong research record are encouraged to apply, especially those interested in ICTP's mission to support research and education in the developing world. 

The QLS section has a unique international research environment, with about 15 group members (faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and visitors), an intense programme of workshops and conferences, close collaborations with local institutions (SISSA, ICGEB, Trieste University) and internationally renowned research institutions (ENS Paris, EPFL, IPhT, UCSD, NTNU, MPIPKS, Aalto University).

The QLS section has expertise in a broad range of fields including statistical physics of information processing, information theory, statistical learning (mathematical and applied aspects), reinforcement learning, algorithms, stochastic  processes and thermodynamics etc. Postdoctoral fellows are encouraged, and supported, to participate in activities in developing countries in order to promote the mission of the ICTP.

The full job description can be found here and applications can be submitted online here.

Please note that the application deadline is 1 July 2019.