Vacancy: Associate Professor in Machine Learning

There is currently a vacant position at the department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Associate Professor in Machine Learning

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Major responsibilities
The position of Associate Professor is a full-time faculty position. You will teach courses at the bachelor and masters level. You will also lead research activities and supervise PhD students and master students. You are expected to be an active researcher and to prepare applications for the funding of research projects, as well as to promote the continuation of ongoing projects.

Position summary
Full-time permanent position.

Qualifications
We are looking for applicants from all subfields of machine learning with a PhD in computer science (or an equivalent qualification). Applicants with some of the following qualifications are especially appreciated:

* a strong research record;
* a strong pedagogical track record;
* potential to lead new research projects and teaching methods
* core competence in machine learning;
* a record of implementing scalable methods and systems;
* a record of applications in some domain;
* openness to industry collaboration.

The position of associate professor requires scientific expertise that is considerably higher than that required for a doctoral degree (corresponding to admission as docent) and at least 15 higher education credits in teaching and learning in higher education or corresponding expertise. You must be accustomed to teaching and be a skilled educator. For this reason, we place a great deal of emphasis on your pedagogical portfolio. Experience in conducting academic research and/or development in industry/the public sector is a requirement.