Professor of Visualization

Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
University of Copenhagen

The position is open from 1 August 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, is seeking to hire a full professor in Visualization. The professor will work to establish visualization research within the department. The professor will join a rapidly growing department, with strong research groups in Human-centered Computing, Machine Learning, and Algorithms. We are located in Copenhagen, consistently recognized as one of the world’s most livable cities, in the country of Denmark, ranked as one of the top three happiest countries in the world.

Candidates working in any area of visualization may apply, including visual analytics, information visualization, and medical and scientific visualization. However, we particularly encourage candidates that research information visualization to apply. Relevant topics in that area include visual encoding of data, interactions with data, graphical perception, combinations of machine learning and visualization, evaluations of visualizations, visualization in different modalities, domain-specific applications of visualization, and visualization for data science.

The professor will be associated with the section on Human-Centered Computing, comprising seven faculty working on HCI, CSCW, psychology, haptics, and human-centered AI). The ideal candidate would have synergy with existing research in the department on other topics, including Machine Learning, Data Science, and Simulation. The department offers a master-level course on visualization that the professor could recruit students from and has planned faculty positions on visualization that the professor may help shape.  Read more about the Department at

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Only electronic applications are accepted.





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