2 PhD positions in forecasting methods at IDSIA USI-SUPSI

The research area on Machine Learning of Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA) in Lugano, Switzerland is looking for two Ph.D. students in statistics and machine learning for forecasting.

The positions are framed within the Swiss NSF research project “Probabilistic Forecasting: Global Models, Gaussian Processes and Hierarchies”. The students will join a growing research team that specializes in probabilistic forecasting. The Ph.D. projects will be focused on the design and development of new methods for global forecasting, automatic forecasting with Gaussian Processes and hierarchical forecasting.

*** About the position ***

We look for candidates with a Master's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or other relevant fields. The ideal candidate should have a solid background in Machine Learning and/or Statistics, good programming skills in R and/or Python and a strong commitment to fulfill research objectives. A background in Bayesian statistics and time series is desirable but not required.

We offer a fixed-term, fully-funded Ph.D. position with an attractive salary according to the Swiss NSF regulations (

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The instructions for the application, and other details of the call, can be found at the following link:

Deadline: 26th February 2023

*** About IDSIA ***

IDSIA is a world-class research institute on AI founded in 1988, affiliated with both Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (SUPSI). It counts more than 100 staff researchers and more than 40 Ph.D. students, active in the research areas of Machine Learning, Autonomous Robotics, Intelligent Networked Systems, Geometric computing and vision, Natural language processing and information retrieval, Theory and algorithms.

IDSIA is based in the beautiful city of Lugano (Canton Ticino, Switzerland), located at the new USI-SUPSI Campus Est of Viganello-Lugano, a few hundred meters from the city center and the lake of Lugano.

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