PostDoc Position in Reinforcement Learning

Announcer: 
Ronald Ortner
Organization: 
University of Leoben
City: 
Leoben
Country: 
Austria
Email: 
ronald.ortner@unileoben.ac.at
Job Description: 

For the project "Structured and continuous reinforcement learning" funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) we are looking for a PostDoc with strong background in mathematics (such as dynamic programming, probability theory, statistics, optimization, OR) and interest in reinforcement learning. Highly qualified PhD candidates might be considered as well.

The position is for 2 years beginning from the negotiable project start (latest March 2014) and will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been found. Salary is about 47000 EUR per year (after taxes and insurance contributions this is net about 30000 EUR) including benefits like health insurance.

To learn more about the project visit the project homepage
http://personal.unileoben.ac.at/rortner/fwf.htm

The University of Leoben is one of Austrias three universities of technology and considered to be one of Austrias top universities. Leoben is a small yet nice town in the mountains, Austrias second largest city Graz is in commuting distance (45min by train) and the capital Vienna is not too far either (90min by car, 2h by train).

Applications should include a CV, up to three recent publications as well as contact information of up to three senior academics who are willing to serve as reference.

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Keywords: 
reinforcement learning, Markov decision process, probability, statistics
Deadline for Application: 
Feb 28 2014