Open Research Position at Inria Lille – Nord Europe

The INRIA research institute ( invites applications for multiple permanent researcher positions to start in the 2022-2023 academic year. High performance computing (HPC) and/or Machine Learningassisted big optimization is among its top priorities for the recruitment. This hot topic is a major focus of the BONUS research group, which is part of the INRIA Lille – Nord Europe research center located at Lille (North of France). Qualified applicants in Computer Science are invited to apply with the objective to join the BONUS research group as a permanent researcher.

The BONUS team addresses big optimization problems (high-dimensional in decision variables and/or objectives, and/or with computationally expensive black-box functions) using mainly Machine Learning-assisted optimization and High-performance (parallel) optimization.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. BONUS is interested in applicants having a strong background in at least one of its research lines: Machine Learning-assisted optimization or parallel optimization. Candidates with only HPC-related profile, highly motivated to adapt their activities to the context of big optimization using HPC in keeping with the BONUS research program, are also invited to apply.

Some benefits in addition to the salary
− Subsidized meals,
− Partial reimbursement of public transport costs,
− Leave: 7 weeks of annual leave + 10 extra days off due to RTT (statutory reduction in working hours) + possibility of exceptional leave (sick children, moving home, etc.),
− Possibility of teleworking (after 6 months of employment) and flexible organization of working hours,
− Professional equipment available (videoconferencing, loan of computer equipment, etc.)
− Social, cultural and sports events and activities,
− Access to vocational training,
− Social security coverage.

Application Instructions / Contact
Applicants are asked to contact the leader of the BONUS team, Prof. Nouredine Melab at After this contact, if a candidate is encouraged to apply he/she will do it officially through the INRIA online application process that will be soon indicated here: