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Postdoc in Graph Management and Semantic Search at Aarhus University

From: Matteo Lissandrini <matteo@cs.aau.dk>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2021 16:11:41 +0000
To: Semantic Web ML <semantic-web@w3.org>
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One position in Graph Management and Semantic Search is available in the Data-Intensive Systems group, Department of Computer Science (https://cs.au.dk) at Aarhus University. The position is part of a project with an important industrial stakeholder.

The project aims at enabling semantic search on video sequences through Graph Databases, Machine Learning, and Data Mining methods. 

We are looking for a motivated and independent postdoctoral researcher to join our group. 

The Postdoc position is offered initially for 1 year, with possibility of an extra year extension after mutual consent. 

* Deadline*: October 1st, 2021, 23:59 CET

* Requirements:
	- PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields
	- excellent scientific background and publication record in top-ranked journals or conferences in databases, data mining, machine learning, or related areas. 
	- demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team
	- excellent oral and written communication skills in English
	- good programming skills

* Advanced experience in one or more of the following areas: 
	- Graph Representation Learning
	- Knowledge Graphs
	- Graph data management
	- Graph mining
	- Machine Learning and Deep Learning
	- Recommender systems
	- Semantic Search

Experience with processing video, text, or image data is a plus. 

** Responsibilities **

- perform excellent scientific research
- develop research prototypes and conduct experiments
- publish in leading international conferences and journals
- participate in discussions, seminars, conferences
- collaborate with the Industrial Partner

** Applicants should submit at davide@cs.au.dk ** 

- a letter of interest stating the motivation to apply for the position and why the project fits your interests
- a diploma
- a CV including list of publications
- copies of two relevant publications
- two reference letters to be uploaded separately in the system

** Place of work and area of employment ** 

The place of work is Aabogade 34, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information and details, please contact Assistant Professor Davide Mottin (davide@cs.au.dk) 

** 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.

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: .

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.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more <http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/>. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark <http://international.au.dk/research/>.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it at <http://talent.au.dk/junior-researcher-development-programme/> 

** About the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University ** 

The department employs some 130 members of staff and has about 700 students. The department is strong in both theoretical and experimental research, and it is recognized internationally for its contribution within theory as well as the practice of computing. To encourage a multi-disciplinary attitude to research, no firm dividing lines are drawn between the various subjects, and there is lively interaction among subjects.

* About Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at <http://www.international.au.dk/www.international.au.dk/>.

* About Aarhus
Aarhus is Denmark's second largest city and the youngest measured in terms of the average age of its inhabitants, which is far lower than anywhere else in the country. Aarhus University alone has 40,000 students. This gives the city a youthful and exciting vibrancy of its very own.

The city is often referred to locally as "the world's smallest big city"  regardless of where you are, everything can still be reached by bike. At the same time, the city has everything a proper city should have: theatres, a concert hall, museums, bars, cafes, restaurants, parks, speciality shops and weekend markets. 
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