New Positions & Vacancies in UvA Informatics Machine Learning Group

Vacancy: Our partner, University of Amsterdam Informatics Institute, is looking for a Chair in Machine Learning.

Vacancy for a candidate to chair IvI’s Machine Learning group (AMLab) either at Full professor or Associate professor level (depending on qualifications). The candidate is expected to make significant contributions in world-class research and top quality academic teaching, as well as effective contributions to management and organization of the research group and the Informatics Institute. More information here

New Positions: We are pleased to announce that Herke van Hoof will join AMLab on 12 March and congratulations go to Zeynep Akata (pictured) who was recently appointed Assistant Professor in Deep Learning within the group.

 

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