Postdocs in Artificial Intelligence

HT - Human Technopole

Postdocs in Artificial Intelligence

HT - Human Technopole

Milan, Italy

Job description

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: December 20th, 2023.

Human Technopole (HT) is an interdisciplinary life science research institute, created and supported by the Italian Government, with the aim of developing innovative strategies to improve human health. HT is composed of five Centers: Neurogenomics, Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Genomics, and Health Data Science. The Centers work together to enable interdisciplinary research and to create an open, collaborative environment that will help promote life science research both nationally and internationally.

About the lab:

The research conducted in the Jug Lab is pushing the boundary of what image analyses and machine learning can do to analyze and quantify scientific data. The common denominator of projects in our lab is the indisputable necessity to analyze large bodies of data without causing impossible amounts of manual data curation and processing work to life-science researchers (i.e. our users and collaborators).

Next to developing new methods, the Jug Group also has a strong emphasis on casting our methods into modular and reusable software packages. This work happens to a large degree in the context research software engineering projects in collaboration with dedicated personal in the team and in the context of projects such as AI4Life.

Some pointers to work and projects we are involved with:

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Conduct excellent research at the intersection of AI and the life sciences;
  • Engage in collaborations with partners at HT, in Europe, and world-wide;
  • Publish scientific results in top-tier computer vision, machine learning, or life science venues;
  • Present your work at international conferences and events;
  • Work with our team of research software engineers to cast your methods into FAIR software tools.

Job requirements

Essential requirements:

The candidate must fulfil all the following conditions:

  • The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Physics, Biology, or other relevant fields, or be awarded a Ph.D. in one of these fields within 6 months from the closing of this call;
  • Experience in devising new AI methods, applying them to suitable data, and publishing results as a lead author;
  • Experience with python, GIT, and any of the common deep learning frameworks.

Preferential requirements:

  • Practical and/or theoretical experience with microscopy techniques and optics;
  • Experience with classical image analysis and familiarity with one or multiple tools like Fiji, ilastik, CellProfiler, napari, QPath, etc.;
  • Extensive experience with the python library ecosystem;
  • Experience working in a software development team, including GIT, conda, maven, built systems, etc. etc.;
  • Practical experience with agile software engineering methods.

Application Instructions

To apply, please send the following:

  • a CV;
  • a motivation letter in English relating your track record to the specifics of the call;
  • names and contacts of at least 2 referees.

Why Human Technopole

HT seeks scientific excellence, we recruit the best scientific talents through international, open calls.

Our working environment is international, friendly and inclusive. Our scientists work together across disciplines on research topics of biomedical relevance, leveraging synergies between their diverse skillsets and methodological approaches.

We believe that highly diverse teams yield the best and most innovative results.

We engage in outward-facing scientific activities aimed at benefiting the national and international research community. Training is also at the heart of our activity, with initiatives and opportunities for our staff, including scientific courses, conferences and workshops.

Main benefits

  • Welfare plans;
  • Canteen service;
  • Work-life balance provisions;
  • Italian language training for foreigners;
  • Parental leave up to 1 year and other support for new parents;
  • Counseling;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Remote working policy;
  • Support for relocation;
  • Researchers coming to Italy for the first time, or returning after residing abroad, benefit from very attractive income tax benefits.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who are part of the protected categories list, according to L. 68/99.

Number of positions offered: 2

Hiring date starts from January 2024.

Contract offered: CCNL Chimico Farmaceutico, Fixed-term 4 years - employee level.

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