12 Postdoc positions in Artificial Intelligence Internet of Things and Blockchain


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    12 Postdoc positions in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Blockchain as part of multidisciplinary university collaboration to strengthen the digital innovation ecosystemDTU Compute, ITU, DIKU and CBS Department of Digitalization each invites applications for in total 12 appointments as postdoctoral researcher for 2 years within the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things or Blockchain.

    The employment will be placed with either DTU Compute, ITU, DIKU or CBS Department of Digitalization, while the candidate will be attached to minimum two of the universities.

    The position is available from 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible. The aim of the new positions is to enhance multidisciplinary research in digital technologies, hereunder Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Blockchain, and generate new practice-

    oriented digital innovation to ensure a strong ecosystem for digitalisation in research, education and business. You will spend 20% of your time on digital innovation projects and activities, mainly anchored in DTU Skylab Digital (www.

    skylab.dtu.dk). These positions are part of a larger cross-university initiative to strengthen the application of digital technologies in practice, i.

    e. in corporations, which feed into the DigiLab, a digital hub physically placed in DTU Skylab, and probably also to other similar activities.

    DTU Skylab is already an innovation hub and maker space of students. The postdocs will play a central role in empowering students and businesses to embark in digitalisation and digital innovations.

    The research fields of these 12 new Postdoc positions are within Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Blockchain.

    Correspondingly, we aim to hire postdocs with track records in the three areas, respectively. Responsibilities and tasks The main tasks of the postdoc positions are to conduct research in digital technologies, and more specifically in AI, Blockchain and IoT technologies.

    The applicants will to a high degree have the possibility to influence the specific research projects. It is expected that the applicants submit a max.

    2-page research statement scoping the candidate’s envisioned research area. The example research topics of interest could include the following, but are not limited to : Special interest in Al include The understanding of deep learning and its application in robotics, computer games, and medicine including medical imagingTheoretical underpinning of machine learning with concentration boundsUnderstanding of deep learning in information theoretical senseExplainable AISocial competences of AI systems and the theoretical underpinning of theory-

    of-mind AI and Big Data, modeling complex human behaviour and societal phenomenaSpecial interests in Blockchain technologies include Blockchain for Sustainable Development Goals and Social Business (e.

    g. NGOs / NPOs)Blockchain for trusted IoT systemsGovernance and value creation in decentralised systemsSpecial interests in IoT include IoT for smart city challenges, satellite and in-

    situ data, sustainable consumption practices, green innovation and climate changeMachine learning at the edge, exploring hardware / software architectures for self-

    adaptive and self-consciousness IoT systemsPervasive security for IoT systemsSafety-critical and real-time industrial and autonomous IoT systemsHealth IoT Point-

    of-Care systems at the edge, for monitoring and curing diseasesYou will furthermore get a unique platform to contribute to enhancing the digital ecosystem in the cross-

    collaboration DigiLab in DTU Skylab (approx. 20% of working hours). Innovation activities will include, while not being limited to, strengthening DTU Skylab’s new DigiLab, but may also include mentoring of student projects, partaking in business case student innovation hackathons, Open Innovation X sprints, competence-

    enhancing educational programmes, and multi-stakeholder collaborations with students and businesses. QualificationsCandidates should have a PhD degree (or equivalent) within business and ethics, digitalisation, mathematics, computer science, electric engineering, information systems or other relevant topic.

    If you are close to completing your PhD studies, your application is considered. You need to have a strong interest in the potential blockchain, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and how these will shape the future innovations and business society.

    We offerYou will become part of a larger multidisciplinary collaboration among the capital region’s leading universities in digitalisation to lift Denmark’s competences and knowledge in emerging digital technologies.

    You will gain unique access to leading resources in digitalisation and play a key role in strengthening Denmark’s digital innovative scene, business and practice-

    oriented collaboration across researchers, businesses and students, as well as in ensuring the practical application and applicability of research in either blockchain, Internet of Things or Artificial Intelligence.

    DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice.

    We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

    Salary and terms of employmentThe appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

    The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The position is a full-time position and the employment is for 24 months.

    The place of work is DTU Lyngby Campus, ITU Copenhagen, DIKU Copenhagen or CBS Frederiksberg. Further informationFurther information can be obtained from Innovation Officer Diana Lundgren, dialu dtu.

    dk Application procedurePlease submit your online application no later than 25 August 2019 (local time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration.

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file.

    The file must include : Application (cover letter) Indicate your primary and secondary priority between the four universtitiesCV, including list of publicationsDiploma (MSc / PhD)Research statement (max.

    2 pages) stating motivation and a research visionApplications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

    All applications are managed through DTU’s job portal. Relevant evaluation committees consisting of members from all partner universities will consider the applications in the evaluation process.

    All relevant application material will be shared between DTU Compute, DIKU, ITU, and CBS Department of Digitalization. Interviews will be held week 35 and 36.

    All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

    You can read more about the respective partner universities here : DTU Compute CBS Department of Digitalization DIKU ITU

    To apply for this job please visit dk.neuvoo.com.