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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Associate professor position in computer vision, University of Southern Denmark


Contact: norbert@mip.sdu.dk

Associate professor position in computer vision

A tenured associate professor position in computer vision is available at the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute (www.mip.sdu.dk) at the University of Southern Denmark.

The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute was established in 1997 and is a part of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Southern Denmark.

The Maersk Institute has become a highly technological, internationally recognized centre of excellence, where academia and industry in close collaboration develop new technologies for intelligent autonomous systems.

The Institute's collaboration activities with industry are partly attended to by the robotics network RoboCluster (www.robocluster.dk) which has managed to highlight the opportunities of Danish enterprises in the global market for robotics and automation.

Candidates for the tenured positions should have
(1) a documented research reputation in computer vision
(2) well documented experience in teaching in this field
(3) a well established research network

We are in particular looking for researchers who are bridging between computer vision and robotics and who are interested in cooperating with industry in the area of vision based industrial robotics.

In case applicants for the positions as associate professor are not considered qualified, it is possible to convert the position into an assistant professorship. Therefore, we strongly recommend candidates being interested in an assistant professorship to send us an application. These applicants must have obtained a PhD degree within the last 5 years. Please indicate clearly, if the application concerns an assistant professorship.

For further information, please contact Associate professor Norbert Krger,
tel. (+45) 6550 7483, email: norbert@mip.sdu.dk. or Professor Henrik Gordon Petersen, tel. (+45) 6550 2324, email: hgp@mip.sdu.dk .


Application, Salary, etc:

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience corresponding to assistant professor level, the applicant will be engaged on trial for the first 18 months.

Applicants are requested to forward a CV, documentation about previous teaching experience as well as a list of publications, stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely. In addition, a list of all enclosures must be enclosed - each enclosure being numbered and marked with the applicant's name. Enclosures must be assembled in sets.

The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Please send 3copies of the application, marked "Position No. 07401" and enclosures, including publications on which the applicant wishes to rely, to Personal Office, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark or by e-mail: pers@adm.sdu.dk 

The application must reach the University not later than 23 February 2007, at12.00 hours.