DataPhD Position in Computer Science for Machine Learning and XAI with Health
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.
The proposed starting date is 1 July 2023 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: 11 April 2023.
The ideal candidate has a background in or experience with one or more of the following topics:
The successful candidate will contribute to the development of an advanced home test for assessing the risk of cardiovascular diseases by:
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. The cover letter should elaborate on the fit of the candidate's profile and experience to the requirements of the project.
For further information, please contact Professor Arthur Zimek, tel.: +45 6550 9071, e-mail: [email protected]
Application, salary etc. Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period
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 in English and made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:
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.
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Application deadline: 11/04/2023