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  • 27 February 2017, 23:59

    Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Natural Language Processing and/or Information Retrieval

    DIKU is expanding its research and educational activities in data science and hereby invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Natural Language Processing and/or Information Retrieval. Preferred candidates will have a PhD in Computer Science, or equivalent, and should have completed at least 1 year as a postdoc after the PhD defense. A strong academic background in Natural Language Processing or Information Retrieval is necessary. The deadline for applications is 27 February 2017, 23:59 GMT +1. » Read more

  • 1 March 2017,

    Postdoctoral position in Structural Bioinformatics / Machine Learning / Molecular Simulation

    A 1.5-year postdoctoral position in Structural Bioinformatics, Machine Learning and/or Molecular Simulation is available from 1 April 2017 or shortly thereafter in a combined research effort between DIKU and the Structural Biology and NMR laboratory, Dept. of Biology at UCPH. The goal of the project is to develop models to characterize the defining features of interaction sites between promiscuously binding proteins (cellular hubs), and their many binding partners, both from the point of view of the underlying amino acid sequence, and the local structural environment. The deadline for applications is 1 March 2017. » Read more

  • 30 March 2017, 23:59

    PhD student in Human Computer Interaction with Body-Based User Interfaces

    The Human-Centered Computing section at DIKU is searching for a PhD student interested in pushing the boundaries of Human Computer Interaction. You will be working on the project Body-UI, awarded by the European Research Council for five years to Kasper Hornbæk ( The project combines results and methods from research on embodied cognition with recent advances in technologies for body-based UIs. The section offers a research environment with much freedom: to a large extent, you shape the research you work on and the ideas you pursue. Deadline for applications is 30 March 2016. » Read more

  • 30 April 2017, 23:59

    2 Fully Funded (3-year) PhD positions in Information Retrieval

    DIKU is searching for two PhD students interested in pushing the boundaries of Information Retrieval with us. You will be working as part of the Quantum Information Access and Retrieval Theory (QUARTZ) European Training Network, awarded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. On position seeks to investigate the level of uncertainty in probability estimates of ranking models. The other position seeks to investigate compositionality in text semantics. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2017 (Midnight CET) » Read more