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Amsterdam Data Science-Amsterdam Academic Alliance: International Visiting Researchers Programme

April 6, 2018

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) invites applications from ADS researchers and partner organisations for the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (AAA) Funded International Visiting Researchers Programme

The aims of the Visiting Researchers programme are:

– To generate an international collaboration between ADS and either:

  • a new international collaborator, which has a good fit towards one or more of our strategic directions, see: http://amsterdamdatascience.nl/about/strategic-directions/
  • an existing international collaborator: Insight (Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland); Tsinghua University, Department of Computer Science and Technology, China; Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China

See more information here: http://amsterdamdatascience.nl/about/international-collaborators/

– To facilitate knowledge exchange

– To explore new and or emerging research topics in data science

ADS invites applications for funding that will aid in advancing our Strategic Directions, see: http://amsterdamdatascience.nl/about/strategic-directions/

More specifically, topics of interest are the following (additionally we can provide you with contact points at the partners):

– Insight: Personal sensing, security, semantic web & ontologies, sustainability

– Tsinghua: Computational social sciences, data-driven machine translation, knowledge graphs, natural language understanding with deep learning, semantic web technologies, social network theories, web search technology (plus others, please contact for further details)

– Wuhan: Health related topics

Funding applications are welcome at PhD, postdoc and senior faculty levels. Please note because of the source of the funding the visiting staff or student should be linked with UvA Informatics or VU Computer Science. The length of visit is flexible but we envisage a minimum of 3 months.

Applicants should complete the form HERE

Deadline for applications is Monday 07 May 2018

Please mail any queries and applications to e.r.kenny@uva.nl

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