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Open position for a postdoctoral researcher

Deadline for the expression of interest: December 15, 2022

The HPC lab ( of ISTI-CNR ( is seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in Information Retrieval and/or High-Performance Computing, as well as the expertise to design and apply advanced machine/deep learning techniques.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the SoBigData R.I. project funded by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) to provide an integrated ecosystem for ethic-sensitive scientific discoveries and advanced applications of social data mining. She/he will collaborate with the HPC lab researchers on topics related to the broad area of efficiency in large-scale information systems. 

 The project will develop ML/DL approaches for answering effectively complex user queries within strict time constraints. Experience in neural information retrieval and in using novel computing platforms (GPUs, FPGAs) for running machine/deep learning models is desirable.

This position is full-time with funding for 24 months. The yearly gross salary is 51Keuro.

Application procedure

Step 1: Expression of interest. Contact us for a preliminary discussion on the topic and the candidate’s motivations and skills. Please, include:

  • A complete CV, including previous experiences, university degrees with grades, and a link to the Ph.D. thesis;
  • a short research statement showing motivation and understanding of the topic;

This material, and any request for information, should be sent to the reference contact points (see below), with the subject: “Postdoctoral researcher position at HPC Lab”.

Interviews with selected candidates will be organised based on the received expression of interest (Deadline: December 15, 2022). The call for expression of interest will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Interested candidates are thus strongly encouraged to send their applications as soon as possible.

Step 2: The selected candidate(s) must pass a public selection procedure to be enrolled.

Contact point and further inquiries

For the application or any additional information please send a message to: 

  • Raffaele Perego <
  • Franco Maria Nardini <>