Monday, September 15, 2014

CSjob: Associate professor in signal processing with special emphasis on compressive sensing, Aalborg, Denmark

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Associate professor in signal processing with special emphasis on compressive sensing (42102)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Electronic Systems, Signal and Informations Processing section (SIP), a position as associate professor in signal processing with special emphasis on compressive sensing is open for appointment from 1 October 2014 or soon hereafter. The position is for a period of four years. The Department of Electronic Systems is one of the largest departments at Aalborg University with a total of more than 300 employees. The department is internationally recognized in particular for its contributions within Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The research and teaching of the Department of Electronic Systems focus on electronic engineering and the activity areas are organized in five sections (http://www. The department also hosts some larger research centers (http://www. (with great international scope). The department focuses on maintaining a close interplay with the university’s surroundings - locally, nationally and internationally – as well as producing unique basic research and educating talented and creative engineers. The department collaborates with leading ICT researchers all over the world.   

Job description

4 years position as associate professor in signal processing with special emphasis on compressive sensing

For a project supported by the Danish Research Councils and Aalborg University we need an associate professor for compressive sensing applied to Atomic Force Microscopy. Significant teaching (up to around 50% average over the four years) must be expected. This can be at bachelor, master and PhD level. Documented pedagogical skills at university level is mandatory.

  - Must have master and PhD degrees in signal processing or similar.
  - Experience in developing high quality computational software for open source projects    (also willing to make software publicly available as demanded by the research project).
  - Must be able to document research experience in compressive sensing – including non-ideal effects.
  - Experience in Python programming for computational science.
  - Documented pedagogical competences at university level (preferably in mathematical modeling, Python programming, compressive sensing, scientific computing and related areas).
  - Experience in developing new courses – preferably both at bachelor, master and PhD level.
  - Knowledge in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is an advantage.

You may obtain further professional information from Professor, Dr.Techn. Torben Larsen, phone: +45 20206856 or e-mail:

Qualification requirements:

The level of qualification for Associate Professors shall correspond to the level, which can be achieved on the basis of the appointment as Assistant Professor, but may be achievable in other ways. The appointment presupposes that the applicant can demonstrate original scientific production at an international level as well as documented teaching qualifications.

Appointment to the position requires that both research and teaching qualifications are at the requested level. The two qualifications will be given equal and principal priority in the overall assessment.

The application must contain the following:
• A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD).
• Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 10 publications.
• Teaching qualifications described in the teaching portfolio.  If this is not enclosed the applicant must include an explanation for its absence.
• Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
• Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
• References/recommendations.
• Personal data.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.
For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Mads Brask Andersen by mail or phone (+45) 9940 9680.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here.


Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance’s current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics or the collective agreement for academics under the Danish Society of Engineers’ (IDA) and the Danish Association of Chartered Surveyors’ (DDL) negotiation areas.   

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