Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Mathematik

Position ID: HUBerlin-PHD [#20169, DR/080/22]
Position Title: Research Fellow (m/f/d)
Position Type: Other
Position Location: GERMANY, Berlin 10099, Germany [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical Optimization, Machine Learning
Application Deadline: 2022/09/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/08, updated 2022/06/22)
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Research fellow (m/f/d) with expected part time employment (75%) - E 13 TV-L HU (third party funding limited until 31.07.2025)
Job description:
- scientific services in research in the department "Mathematical Optimization for Machine Learning"
- application tailored development of first-order mathematical optimization algorithms for machine learning
- extending the scope of the above algorithms to constrained settings and generic problem instances using multiple machine learning models
- development of open-source tools for multi-objective machine learning
- applications include energy markets and imaging
- testing and benchmarking multiple machine learning models and solvers for application specific tasks
- tasks for own scientific qualification (doctoral degree)

- completed university degree in engineering, computer science or mathematics
- reasonable knowledge of mathematical optimization (both theory and implementation)
- basic knowledge of open-source packages and tools related to machine learning
- basic knowledge of machine learning models and algorithms
- appropriate knowledge of Python/R is expected
- additional knowledge related to Matlab/C/C++ is always welcome

Please send your application (with cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant references) within 2 weeks, and quoting the reference number DR/080/22 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics, Dr. Aswin Kannan, (located: Rudower Chaussee 25), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany or preferably in electronic form to

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin, GERMANY