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Science, Technology, & Innovation Section Hiring

Postdoctoral opportunity: deadline 31 July

Science, Technology, & Innovation Section Hiring
Science, Technology, & Innovation Section Hiring

16/06/2021 - Trieste

ICTP's newest research section is recruiting! The Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) section is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with a research record in applied artificial intelligence. 

The STI encompasses wide areas of research ranging from advanced scientific instrumentation to ionospheric modelling and space weather, from internet of things to low-cost technologies to assist lecturers and makers. A common topic of interest is the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support applied research carried out by members of the Unit.

As the more applied physics section of ICTP, laboratories are key to STI's work. With huge opportunities for applied artifical intelligence emerging in a large number of fields and industries, this position will help develop AI tools for research.

ICTP has an engaging research environment with an intense programme of workshops and conferences. The postdoctoral fellow is encouraged to participate in activities in developing countries in order to promote the mission of ICTP and to support the Unit's outreach activities.

The ICTP takes seriously its commitment to equal opportunity and diversity in hiring, and in its global mission to promote science in the developing world.

Fellows must have completed a PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Engineering prior to the start of their fellowship. Candidates who have experience in the research areas mentioned above and who obtained their PhD after 2016 will be given priority.

ICTP offers internationally competitive remuneration and a number of benefits. Appointments will be initially made for one year. Candidates should apply online.

The application deadline is 31 July 2021.

For more information please contact: Dr. Marco Zennaro (