ORGANISATION/COMPANYThe University of Tokyo
RESEARCH FIELDComputer scienceMathematicsPhysics
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/08/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
The 6th Laboratory of Mathematical Informatics (Learning Mathematical Informatics Lab) at the University of Tokyo and MUFG AI Studio (M-AIS) seeks postdoctoral researchers in the areas of machine learning (deep learning and probabilistic models) and related fields.
We are looking for applicants who have a demonstrated research background in machine learning, a passion for independent research and technical problem-solving, and a proven ability to develop and implement ideas from research.
MUFG(Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is a Japan based Global financial service group which includes MUFG Bank (the biggest bank in Japan).
As a researcher, you will be able to access large-scale financial transaction data and powerful computer systems including GPUs.
- Participate in cutting edge research in machine learning and machine learning applications in financial services, such as credit scoring, market forecasting, marketing and fraud detection. Specific subfields of research may include: Graph CNN, representation learning, few shot learning, explainability in deep learning and probabilistic models.
- Contributing to research communities, including presentations/publications at conferences or workshops (such as NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, UAI, AISTATS, KDD, etc.).
- Leverage on the MUFG proprietary data and GPU-compute infrastructure to develop machine learning theory and methods for challenging problems in the fintech field.
- Work closely with data scientists of M-AIS to transfer methods and technologies to new intelligent financial services.
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 113-8656
[Job title, Number of positions]
Project Researcher (about two persons).
After July 2019, as early as possible.
Salary (basic salary) 400,000-600,000yen/month, detemined by skills and experimetns
Working frequency: flexible time system, 5 days/week, 7 hours 45 minutes/day
*Vacation Leave: Saturday, Sunday, national holiday, and year-end and New-year holiday
*Annual paid holiday system
*Commutation allowance: determined by the university's rule, maximum 55,000yen/month
*Retirement benefit system:N/A
EURAXESS offer ID: 419371
Posting organisation offer ID: D119060863
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