Postdoctoral position in reinforcement learning

Postdoctoral position in reinforcement learning

Arbetsbeskrivning

Information about the project
This is a call for a PhD position in the Data Science and AI division at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.

The position is related to the foundations of reinforcement learning and in particular with respect to fairness and privacy. We are mainly looking for candidates with experience in one or more of (1) bandit algorithms (2) Bayesian reinforcement learning (3) Approximate Bayesian methods such a stochastic variational inference (4) Regret bounds or other learning theory (5) Fairness and privacy

The position is funded by Vetenskapsrådet, a major funding organisation for basic research in Sweden.

Major responsibilities
The main responsibility of the candidate will be to pursue research in the area of the position. The candidate will have the chance to work with the group members and collaborators at Chalmers and abroad, including the co-supervision of PhD students. The candidate is encouraged to supervise/teach up to 20% of their time.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a doctorate, PhD or equivalent degree, in a relevant field.  The degree should generally not be older than three years.

To qualify, candidates must have experience in one or more of (1) bandit algorithms (2) Bayesian reinforcement learning (3) Approximate Bayesian methods such a stochastic variational inference (4) Regret bounds or other learning theory (5) Fairness and privacy (6) game theory and mechanism design, as evidence by publications in appropriate venues.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not a requirement, but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Contract terms
Full-time temporary employment. The employment is limited (temporary) for 24 months.

We offer
Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. 
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Chalmers aims to actively improve our gender balance. We work broadly with equality projects, for example the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

READ MORE AND APPLY HERE

Application deadline: 1st March, 2022

For questions, please contact:
Christos Dimitrakakis, CSE/DSAI, e-mail: chrdimi@chalmers.se

*** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. *** 
   


Information about the department
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is a joint department at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, with activities on two campuses in the city of Gothenburg. The department has around 270 employees from over 30 countries. Our research has a wide span, from theoretical foundations to applied systems development. We provide high quality education at Bachelor's, Master's and graduate levels, offering over 120 courses each year. We also have extensive national and international collaborations with academia, industry and society.

Our aim is to actively improve our gender balance in both our department and division. We therefore strongly encourage female applicants for our positions. As an employee at Chalmers and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, you are given the opportunity to contribute to our active work within the field of equality and diversity.

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: Chalmers Tekniska Högskola AB
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 28 januari 2022
  • Ansök senast: 1 mars 2022

Besöksadress

412 96 Göteborg 41296 Göteborg
None

Postadress

Chalmersplatsen 4
Göteborg, 41296

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