Speculative Application for Senior Researcher W/M
Subsidiary : Idiap Research Institute
Contract type: Permanent contract
Work time: Full time
Idiap is an independent, not-for-profit, research institute funded by the Swiss Federal Government, the State of
Valais, and the City of Martigny.
Idiap offers competitive salaries and working conditions at all levels in a dynamic, multicultural environment. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women and minorities to apply.
Idiap is located in the town of Martigny in Valais, Switzerland, offering exceptional quality of life, exciting recreational activities, including hiking, climbing and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities. It is within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Although Idiap is located in the French part of Switzerland, English is the official working language.
For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about living in Switzerland, please go to https://www.idiap.ch/en/faq
The Idiap Research Institute is opening a few additional senior research positions to complement its research teams (Idiap research fields) around Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and digital signal processing. Through this call, Idiap is seeking to strengthen our core competencies, while also diversifying our application areas.
All applicants must have a PhD degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or applied mathematics. They should also demonstrate excellent research experience in their field, strong publication record (comparing well with peers with same seniority level), and ability to do creative and significant research with relative level of autonomy. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong background in statistics, linear algebra, signal processing, C/C++ programming, Perl and/or Python scripting languages, and Linux environment.
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate independence in research and provide evidences that they have developed their own body of high-quality work, funded through successful research grants. The application should emphasize specific contributions the candidate has made that have a significant effect on his/her reputation.
The successful candidate is expected to initiate independent, creative research programs at the Idiap Research Institute. As part of our collaboration with EPFL and University of Geneva, the selected candidate may contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Applications should be submitted in electronic form exclusively through Idiap's WeRecruit page. Interested individuals should include their full CV, together with (1) a list of publications and funding record (2) a concise (max 2 pages) statement of medium-to-long-term research vision, and (3) the names and addresses, with e-mail, of three referees. Applications missing any of the above items will automatically be rejected.