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PhD Position in Computer Science at SDU, Denmark, May 2022


PhD Position in Computer Science for candidate with MSc degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Computational Statistics or another field is available at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, May 2022

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 1 July 2022
Contract Period: 3 years
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)


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Qualification Details

The applicant is expected to hold a relevant MSc degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Computational Statistics or another field that provides a sufficient degree of background in computer science, mathematics, statistics, and/or data science. Fluency in English and Python are required. Experience working with health data and programming experience with other languages (Java, C++ etc.) is a plus.

MSc candidates about to complete will also be considered and should attach a statement from their supervisors regarding their impending completion.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The ideal candidate has a background in or experience with one or more of the following topics:

  • Synthetic health data
  • Generative adversarial networks
  • Bayesian networks
  • Machine learning method development.

The successful candidate will contribute to the development of an advanced home test for assessing the risk of cardiovascular diseases by:

  • Evaluating existing systems for synthetic data generation
  • Developing novel systems for synthetic data generation
  • Generating synthetic data sets for the PREPARE project
  • Collaborating closely with clinical and data analysis experts.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

  • A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
  • A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
  • Detailed CV, including personal contact information
  • Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades
  • At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: [email protected] mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.

About the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark (Campus Odense) invites applications for a PhD scholarship in computer science funded by the Grand Solutions project PREPARE. The successful applicant would become part of the Data Science & Statistics research group.

About the Employer:


The proposed starting date is 1 July 2022 or soon thereafter. The appointment will be made for a term of three years at a competitive salary and will follow the PhD study programme at the Faculty of Science. Application deadline: 15 May 2022.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact Professor Peter Schneider-Kamp ([email protected]).

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