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Research Assistant Position in Machine Learning at Aarhus Uni, Denmark 2022


Research Assistant Position in Machine Learning is available for a Master’s Degree students in Computer Engineering at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Research Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Apr 15, 2022
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

Aarhus University (AU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering or similar and priority is given to applicants with

  • research experience,
  • publication experience,
  • strong collaboration skills, and
  • strong oral and written communication skills in English

Responsibilities/Job Description

Applications are invited for a one year Research Assistant position in the field of Machine Learning in Healthcare at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Expected start date and duration of employment

This is a one–year position from 15 April 2022 or as soon as possible hereafter.

Job description

You will be working in relation to the international research project PRECISE primarily with development of machine learning models for fall risk assessment among elderly based on heterogeneous datasets obtained from our international project partners. The work will be conducted in close collaboration with our project partners. The position will focus on aspects of

  • statistical and probabilistic machine learning,
  • artificial neural networks,
  • federated learning, and
  • explainable decision support systems.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8435

Application Procedure

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

About the Department/Section/Group

At the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Aarhus University we focus on research into hardware and software technologies that play a vital role in defining modern society, its digitalisation and human behaviour therein. Our focus is on research and development activities in the fields of communication and networks, control and automation, photonics, signal processing, software and IT systems, robot technology, medical technology, health technology, electrical energy technology, and acoustics and sound technology.Many of our research and development activities are based on the specific innovation needs or specialist application areas of specific companies. Close collaboration with the public sector and private companies ensures that the knowledge and technology generated in the department's research environments has a clear anchoring in reality and benefits society as whole. We also provide research-based public sector consultancy on technology in the agriculture and food area.At the department, we educate BEng, BSc and MSc graduates in engineering for primarily the Danish society.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details


The department offers:

  • a well-developed research infrastructure, laboratories and access to shared equipment
  • an exciting interdisciplinary environment with many national, international and industrial collaborators
  • a research climate encouraging lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research
  • a work environment with close working relationships, networking and social activities
  • a workplace characterised by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact: Associate Professor, Christian Fischer Pedersen, [email protected].

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