University of Copenhagen, Department of Computer Science

3462 16406
Position ID:UCPH-Department of Computer Science-PRO_ML [#16406]
Position Title: 211-0051/20-2K Professor of Machine Learning
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Copenhagen, Hovedstaden 2100, Denmark [map]
Subject Areas: Machine Learning / Information Theory
Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2020/08/09help popup (posted 2020/06/04, listed until 2020/08/09)
Position Description:    

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
University of Copenhagen

The position is open from 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen is seeking candidates for a full professorship in Machine Learning. The new professor is expected to make a significant contribution to leadership in the Machine Learning field within the Department of Computer Science. The professor must ensure that Machine Learning research, teaching, and outreach activities are thriving, and act as a mentor to young researchers.

Outstanding applicants in all areas of Machine Learning will be considered, but research areas of special interest include:
  • Machine Learning theory
  • Online Learning
  • Learning Theory
  • Reinforcement Learning

We are looking for an outstanding, experienced researcher with an innovative mindset and intellectual curiosity to strengthen and complement the research profile of the department's Machine Learning Section. The section's research is concerned with machine learning spanning from theoretical, over algorithm development, to solving concrete problems for science, industry, and society within: medical image analysis; bioinformatics and molecular biology; natural language processing and understanding; information retrieval and web data mining; multimodal processing; digital education and teaching technology.

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Only electronic applications are accepted.

Application due: 8/9/2020

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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Department of Computer Science
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