The positions are offered within the area of informatics, with a specialization in artificial intelligence (AI). At the University of Skövde, informatics is defined as the science that studies how information is represented, processed and communicated in artificial and natural systems, and how such systems are used and developed in order to achieve usable and effective applications and solutions for individuals, organizations or society.
The positions primarily comprise research, teaching, supervision and administration. The professors will strengthen the competence areas within AI and data science, specifically in machine learning, explainable AI and visual analytics, and contribute to the development in both research and education through the preparation of national and international research applications as well as through existing networking and activities in the area. Additional assignments might be included in the positions. The professors will contribute to the research conducted within the Skövde Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL) and will be part of the teaching team for the Data Science Master’s programs. The research group SAIL at the University of Skövde consists of about 20 researchers and teachers focusing on various aspects of AI, including modelling of uncertainty, advanced data analytics, interactive AI, transparent decision support, data privacy and recommender systems. In recent years, machine learning, explainable AI and visual analytics have emerged as the group’s focus areas, and today they are part of almost all of the group’s activities, from text analysis to industrial process data analysis, from fintech to cheminformatics, from steel industry to green industry. Of particular interest are issues related to complex data and processes, transparency, uncertainty management, adaptability, contextualization and interactivity. The group has a focus on applied research, with a wide range of partners in industry and the public sector: Steel and process industry, defence and security, aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical industry, agricultural industry and healthcare. The professors will play a central role in the future development of SAIL. See also www.his.se/en/sail.
The qualification requirements are:
In addition to the qualification requirements, the bases of evaluation for these positions are:
For these positions, special emphasis will be placed upon documented experience in teaching AI or data science, experience of implementing and leading development work in research and education, documented experience of applying for and receiving external research grants, and experience in collaboration with academia, business and public sector.
The University of Skövde strives towards ethnic and cultural diversity and equal gender distribution within all employment categories.
The positions are full time (100 %) permanent employment.
Application deadline: 8th May 2019
The reference number: Ref nr HS 2019/144
Information about the positions is provided by Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor, Head of Division, and Göran Falkman, research leader of SAIL. Union information is provided by Anders Johansson (SACO-S), Sonja Nohlgren (ST). These persons may be reached through the University’s switchboard, 0046-(0)500-44 80 00.
You apply for the positions at our website, www.his.se/jobb, by clicking “Apply” at the bottom of the advertisement. Please submit below listed documents:
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|Title||Professors in informatics with a specialization in artificial intelligence|
|Employer||University of Skövde|
|Job location||Högskolevägen, Skövde|
|Published||April 3, 2019|
|Application deadline||May 8, 2019|
|Job type||Professor  |
|Fields||Informatics,   Artificial Intelligence,   Computer Communications (Networks),   Data Structures,   Databases,   Machine Learning  |