A post doctoral position in the field of evolutionary computation is available at the Research Center Business Informatics of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences.
The successful applicant will perform basic and applied research in continuous global optimization using evolutionary and other direct search methods. Such optimization problems are often encountered in fields as divers as deep learning, structure prediction in molecular medicine, chemistry, material sciences, data-driven portfolio design.
PhD in Computer Science, Computational Sciences, Mathematics, or Mathematical Physics or Engineering Sciences.
The candidate should possess good knowledge/experiences in at least two of the fields of continuous numerical optimization, applied probability theory, randomized algorithm analysis and design, and should have good computational/programming skills.