PhD Student in Embedded Variational Networks

The Silicon Austria Labs – Doctoral College (SAL-DC) is a novel doctoral training programme for researchers focusing on the field of electronic based systems (EBS). SAL cooperates with industry, academic, and scientific partners on a regional, national, and international level with the aim to build an excellent research network and ecosystem for EBS. Fellows benefit from the training offered by SAL-DC in a highly international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral setting to become future research leaders.

Your future responsibilities

  • Development of novel and theoretically sound machine learning techniques based on variational techniques, with a focus on robustness and implementability on embedded/low power devices

Your profile

Tech­nical skills: 
  • Computer scien­tist or math­e­mati­cian with strong back­ground in vari­a­tional/​opti­miza­tion methods, machine learning and image process­ing/​computer vision

Social skills: 
  • Candi­date must be both team player and inde­pen­dent rese­ar­cher
  • Profi­ci­ency in English required, German language skills not required but a plus

Personal skills: 
  • Highly moti­vated
  • Orga­nised
  • High energy level 

Important Facts

  • Begin­ning of the employ­ment: September 2020
  • This posi­tion is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 40.978 based on the collec­tive agree­ment for re­search („Forschungs-Kollek­tiv­ver­trag“) and depen­ding on your expe­ri­ence and skills.

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