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Advanced Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Data Science Lecturer

FIEP · São Paulo, São Paulo
Department FIEP
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Advanced Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) is a consortium of researchers committed to openness and inclusiveness that gathers together different experts in AI with a collaborative and constructive spirit to boldly attack challenging problems with high social and economic impact through the fundamental support of the private sector.

We are seeking highly qualified Senior Data Science Lecturer to work on an educational Machine Learning project in which students will have regular classes and will apply developed skills on challenging problems from industry and/or academy sector. This project will be developed in collaboration with the Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Paraná (FIEP) on its brand new AI Hub at Londrina, PR.

Job Description

The main goal of the project is to capacitate undergraduate and master students on the usage of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to solve industrial problems. In order to accomplish this goal, the candidate will work on the preparation of the syllabus that will be used during the training sessions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for teaching the courses and advising the students on the hands-on projects. Following the theoretical and hands-on activities the program foresees a series of mentoring activities on joint projects with industry partners. Most of the teaching will happen remotely.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Interact with the students in the new FIEP AI Hub

  • Participate in the mentorship activities for the project

  • Build the material to be used in the courses for both theoretical and hands-on sessions

  • Be available for sporadic travels to the FIEP Hub


The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or other related areas. The skills and qualifications we are looking for include, but are not restricted to:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills;

  • Strong knowledge in statistics, machine learning and Neural Networks;

  • Some experience in Data Visualization;

  • Proficiency in Python;

  • Proficiency in Neural Networks Frameworks such as Tensorflow, Pytorch, Caffe, etc.

  • Experience with Python data manipulation and ML APIs such as NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, Pandas, etc…

  • Strong motivation to participate in challenging R&D projects

  • Some experience in Parallel and High Performance Computing

  • Proficiency in English;

Earlier experiences on the following subjects are considered a bonus:

  • Big Data related tools such as Apache Hadoop/Spark, BigDL;

Appointment details

The position is sponsored by FIEP, an entity that represents several companies of the industrial sector in the Paraná state and promotes its development. This appointment is initially for 1 year. The monthly income is tax-exempt and in line with public institutions' similar fellowships in São Paulo State.

Deadline for application

The deadline is 31 July 2019. We reserve the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates must be available for an interview.

AI2 Principles

 The Advanced Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, inclusivity, and diversity. Women remain underrepresented in STEM careers and we encourage their application for AI2 positions. We welcome applications from qualified candidates with any sexual orientation and members of minority groups.

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