There are three open PhD positions in the Machine Learning Group at the university of Geneva for improving the efficiency of attention-based models.

Applicants must have a Master in science, and should have a good background in deep-learning and mathematics, and be used to development with modern development tools and machine learning frameworks (e.g. git, numpy, PyTorch, TensorFlow, JAX).

Applications must be submitted on-line at


Regarding future openings

I get a very large number of requests and applications and it is unfortunately impossible to answer to them all.

When I do have open positions, I advertise them on Twitter, the connectionists mailing list, the Machine Learning News Google Group, and my web page.

About the University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students, and ranked second according to the Shanghai Ranking of World Universities 2023.

The city of Geneva is centrally located in Europe, host of numerous international organizations (e.g. UN, WHO, WIPO, WTO, ICRC, CERN), and provides an ideal environment for foreign students and researchers. Switzerland is regularly ranked among the countries with the best quality of life.