Open Position

The ISI Foundation is looking for excellent candidates at all level of seniority to join the Financial AI Lab, a mixed initiative between fundamental research performed at ISI Foundation and real-world business-driven challenges posed by Intesa Sanpaolo Group (the largest financial group in Italy, and 3rd largest in Europe).

The appointed researchers will develop and apply data science and machine learning algorithms to solve interesting problems in the financial domain, having access to exclusive data provided by the industrial partner, while being fully embedded in a research institute with the freedom of pursuing curiosity-driven research. Mentoring will be provided by a multidisciplinary team including

Francesco Bonchi ,
Paolo Bajardi ,
Andre Panisson,
Gianmarco De Francisci Morales,
David Garcia-Soriano , and others.

Core skills you will need for this position:

- PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, Statistics, or a related quantitative field.
- An established publication record in the fields of data science and machine learning.
- Strong programming skills in Python or Java, familiarity with machine learning libraries, and being able to manipulate large datasets.
- Solid knowledge of statistics, experience with time-series modeling is a plus.
- Fluency in English both spoken and written.


ISI offers an unusually rich opportunity for collegial interaction in a highly competitive environment. We provide a competitive salary according to the qualifications and medical and pension benefits according to the Italian state. Initial appointment will be for a period of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal. ISI is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae to <applied-research@isi.it>