PhD position in the field of Machine Learning for Medical Data Analysis

Data Science is an integral part of modern medicine. This opens a number of important challenges for using Machine Learning and Data Modelling techniques.

The Viper group at the University of Geneva (Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences), headed by Prof. S. Marchand-Maillet, in collaboration with the DMML group of Prof A. Kalousis opens a 4-year PhD position in the field of Machine Learning for Medical Data Analysis. The specific domain of interest is Flow Cytometry data modeling and analysis.

Applicants must hold a Master of Science and demonstrate a strong background in mathematics of high-dimensional spaces (linear algebra, optimization, probabilities, statistics,… ) along with practical capabilities (data management, programming, …). They should show an interest in collaborating with practitioners (medical professionals) and work with real data.

The PhD position includes with a 10% Teaching Assistantship duty in one of the course at the Department.

Starting date: as early as January 2022

Applications addressing the above points must be composed at least of a resume and a letter of motivation and a short (eg 1-page) research statement in relation to the topic of the position offered (all in PDF format, grouped in a compressed file) and posted at the following link:

along with an email signaling your application and the name of the posted compressed file and the position applied to (for obvious reasons, any other form of application or incomplete/irrelevant applications will NOT be considered nor notified).

The University of Geneva is one of the oldest and the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students. It is highly ranked, both Nationally and Internationally according to the Shanghai Ranking of World Universities 2020.

The city of Geneva is very international and occupies a central position in Europe, and has a strong international reputation, including via the light of the international organizations (e.g. UN, WHO, WIPO, WTO, ICRC, CERN). The official language is French and the successful candidate may be asked from 2nd year on to interact as Teaching Assistant with French-speaking students.

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Keywords: machine learning, information geometry, data mining, Big Data, affective information retrieval (recherche d'information), information visualisation, content-based image and video retrieval (CBIR, CBR, CBVR, CBMR, CBMIR), information mining, classification, multimedia and multimodal information management, semantic web, knowledge base (RDF, OWL, XML, metadata, auto-annotation, description), multimodal information fusion