Thread: Three PhD, One Postdoc

Started: 2020-08-11 14:26:22
Last activity: 2020-08-11 14:26:22
Dr Nishtha Srivastava
2020-08-11 14:26:22
Institution: Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Open Until: 2020-08-31


Applications are invited from motivated and talented personals for three PhD position and one postdoc position in Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. The project will be carried out in the newly established group of Seismology led by Dr. Nishtha Srivastava at FIAS in active collaboration with Prof. Dr. Horst Stöcker, Dr. Jan Steinheimer, Dr. Kai Zhou and Dr. Georg Rümpker.

The project focuses on developing and applying an innovative computational framework based on novel techniques of Deep Learning and Machine Learning in seismological data. The research work will range across seismology, artificial intelligence, physics, and high-performance computing.
Essential Qualification for PhD:
A Master degree in Geosciences/Physics/Computer Science.
Excellent communication skills and working proficiency in English.
A strong interest in interdisciplinary research.
Previous experience in programming (Python, Matlab etc.),  and machine learning (PyTorch, Tensorflow) are not required but a plus.
Essential Qualification for Postdoc:
A PhD degree in Geosciences/Physics/Computer Science background.
Excellent communication skills and working proficiency in English.
A strong interest in interdisciplinary research.
Previous experience in programming (Python, Matlab etc.),  and machine learning (PyTorch, Tensorflow) are not required but a plus.

We offer:
A highly inspiring work environment with excellent research infrastructure and dedicated mentoring. You will have the opportunity to live in Frankfurt am Main - Germany, a vibrant and exciting cosmopolitan city in the heart of Europe.
Applications may be submitted until August 31, 2020 but interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible. The successful applicant is expected to start in September 2020.

Required documents:
A motivation letter.
A detailed curriculum vitae.
Name and contact information of at least two reference.


Send your application to Dr. Nishtha Srivastava at srivastava<at>fias.uni-frankfurt.de

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