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Postdoctoral researcher in machine learning, Oxford (U.K.)
We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher to join the Machine Learning Research Group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term for 36 months, with a start date of 1 June 2013. The project is entitled ?Autonomous Behaviour and Learning in an Uncertain World? and is joint with the University of Cambridge. You should possess a good first degree in Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics, with specialisation in probabilistic models and have or about to complete a PhD in a relevant area. Experience in information theory, control theory, Bayesian inference and practical application in uncertain domains as well as expertise and experience in computer programming are essential. You should have a track record of published work concomitant with experience, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team, and possess the interpersonal skills necessary to contribute effectively to a collaborative project. Experience in teaching at undergraduate and graduate level as well as the ability to communicate scientific ideas to an expert and lay audience, both orally and in writing are essential, while previous experience of working in a team with industry is desirable. Evidence of high self-motivation and good organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise the relevant workload to meet deadlines are also desirable. Informal enquiries may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 April 2013 can be considered.