Open Positions – University of Copenhagen

Open Positions

Here you will find open positions at University of Copenhagen connected with the centre as well as open positions in the area of communication and computing.


Assistant professorship in Natural Language Processing


The Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for an assistant professorship in Natural Language Processing to be filled by August 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

The successful candidate will be attached to the Centre for Language Technology (CST), which is one of the research centres of the department. CST conducts research in different areas of interest for language technology, such as natural language processing (NLP), language technology resources and the infrastructure around them, multimodal communication, and digital humanities. Together with the Department of Computer Science of the University of Copenhagen, CST offers an international MSc programme in IT and Cognition. The successful candidate will spend a significant part of his or her research time working with externally funded projects at CST.

The successful candidate will engage in cutting-edge research in one of the research areas included in CST’s research portfolio. It is an essential requirement that the candidate has expertise in machine learning/deep learning techniques and NLP related programming.  The candidate will also contribute with teaching to the MSc in IT and Cognition. More specifically, the candidate is expected to contribute to the courses Scientific Programming (python), and Language Processing courses. 

Application deadline: 20 March 23:59 CET, 2019.  

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PhD fellow in Computer Science

The Human-Centered Computing Section of Department of Computer Science (DIKU), Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in Computer Science commencing Summer 2019 (a later start date is negotiable).

At the HCC section, we are exploring the future of interactive fabrication technologies. Fabrication technology is becoming cheaper, smarter, and more capable—not just 3D printers, but also laser cutters, CNC mills, sewing and embroidery machines, and others. 

We are searching for a highly creative PhD student passionate about helping anyone to design and fabricate anything they can imagine. We are looking for applicants who are highly self-motivated, who can display evidence of skill in creatively working in both digital and physical realms.

Application deadline:  7 April 2019, 23:59 GMT +2.

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