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Professor in Computer Science (60232)

Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University

Aalborg, 9000
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Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University
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At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Computer Science, a permanent Full Professorship in Computer Science is open for appointment starting August 1, 2018 or soon thereafter. The position is enabled by a generous grant from the Poul Due Jensen Foundation and supports the focus areas “Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems” and “Big Data and Artificial Intelligence”. The Department of Computer Science features a broad range of synergistic activities within research and education in the general area of computer science, including curiosity-driven research and targeted research in collaboration with industrial partners, as well as traditional university education, with a unique problem- and project-based focus, and continued education and knowledge dissemination.

Job description
The objective of the position is to strengthen the department’s activities in the area of data-intensive systems. Here, current research and teaching span topics such as data-intensive systems and platforms, spatio-temporal data management, and data analytics and mining, as well as applications of machine learning related to these topics.

Teaching will primarily be in the Computer Science Department’s educations, but also in other study programs at the University.

The successful applicant is expected to recruit an assistant researcher within the research field of the professorship. The assistant researcher position is for four man-years and is funded by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation.

You may obtain further professional information from Professor Christian S. Jensen, phone no. 9940 8900, email: 

Qualification requirements: 
The successful applicant can demonstrate a documented high level of original scientific production at an international level, including proven further development of the research area in question. An assessment of the candidate’s undertaking of research management and/or other possible management functions will also be taken into account. In addition, the applicant is expected to have the qualifications required for undertaking teaching responsibilities. Special contributions to and development of educational and teaching related areas will be considered in the overall assessment. 

  • The application must contain the following: A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position and your research profile are described. Also include intentions and visions in the next 5-10 years for the position. (max 2 pages)
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request, you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 10 publications. Please describe your intellectual contributions - possible supported by co-author statements.
  • Teaching qualifications described in the teaching portfolio.  If this is not enclosed the applicant must include an explanation for its absence.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
  • References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Anne Christoffersen by mail or phone (+45) 9940 9680.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here.

Appointment and salary acc. to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State. Employment as Professor is in accordance with a classified position on scale 37. In addition, a pensionable increment will be given. 

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