IDSIA - Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale, Manno-Lugano, Switzerland

Tenure-Track Position in Intelligent Systems

Starting September 2007.

We are seeking an outstanding highly motivated and talented researcher scientist in Intelligent Systems with a strong scientific background in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Metaheuristics (with emphasis on ant colony optimization)
  • Optimization & Simulation (with emphasis on transportation and vehicle routing problems)
  • Robotics (with emphasis on autonomous and swarm robotics)

The successful candidate must have proved research and teaching experiences and the ability to set-up, drive and motivate a research team.

Candidates for this position must hold a doctoral degree in Operations Research/Simulation/Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence/Robotics.
Candidate will be involved in research projects in the previously mentioned areas and, when is needed, in bachelor, master and PhD teaching activities.

Theoretical and applied knowledge is required.

Attractive Swiss salary.

DEADLINE: May 30th 2007

Applicants should submit:

1.      Detailed curriculum vitae,

2.      List of three references (including their email addresses),

3.      Statement on how their research interests fit the above topics (1-2 pages),


Please submit your application by email to


Prof. Luca Maria Gambardella
IDSIA, Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull’Intelligenza Artificiale
Galleria 2

6928 Manno-Lugano

Phone : +41 91-6108663, Fax : +41 91-61208661   email: