PostDoc Opportunities at Microsoft Research India

Microsoft Research India is looking for post-doctoral researchers to work in the broad areas of machine learning and optimization. Some of our focus areas include: a) Large scale optimization for deep learning b) Provable non-convex optimization c) Machine learning on small devices d) Extreme classification

Microsoft Research provides a vibrant research environment with an open publications policy and close links to top academic institutions across the world. Post-doc researcher positions provide an opportunity to develop your research career and to interact with some of the top minds in the research community, with the potential to have your research realized in products and services that will be used world-wide. Post-doc researchers are invited to define their own research agenda and demonstrate their ability to drive forward an effective program of research. Successful candidates will have a PhD and a well-established research track record as demonstrated by journal publications and conference papers, as well as participation on program committees, editorial boards, and advisory panels.

Post-doc researchers receive a competitive salary and benefits package, and are eligible for relocation expenses. Post-doc researchers are hired for a one or two year fixed term appointment.

Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to Praneeth Netrapalli (praneeth [at] microsoft [dot] com) or Prateek Jain (prajain [at] microsoft [dot] com)

See the following links for more information about some representative projects:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/provable-non-convex-optimization-for-machine-learning-problems/

https://github.com/Microsoft/EdgeML

http://manikvarma.org/downloads/XC/XMLRepository.html

http://www.prateekjain.org/

http://harsha-simhadri.org/

http://www.praneethnetrapalli.org/