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.


Professorship in Communication and Computing

The Center for Communication and Computing, UCPH, Denmark, invites applications for a full professorship in Communication and Computing, to be filled by 1 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The professor will serve as the director of the Center for Communication and Computing (CCC) for a five-year period. The period can be extended subject to negotiation. After completion of the term as director of CCC, the professor will continue as full professor with tenure in one of the four departments mentioned above.  

Application deadline: 20 September 2018, 23:59 (CEST).

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PhD scholarship in Privacy Data Practices, University of Copenhagen

The Department of Information Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for a 3-year fully funded PhD scholarship in privacy data practices. The candidate is expected to begin on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will become a member of the research project ”’Don't Take it Personal’- Privacy and information in an algorithmic age”, funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark. Applicants are expected to have a strong educational background within one or more of the disciplines relevant to the ”Don't Take it Personal” project – incl. humanities, social sciences, technical science, and law.

Application deadline: 24 September 2018, 23.59 (CEST).

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PhD scholarship in digital media research

The Department of Media, Cognition, and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship to be filled by November 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidates will be affiliated with the ‘Personalizing the professional’ project sponsored by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. 

The successful candidate will participate both in formal project events and in informal deliberations throughout the project; he or she will have the opportunity both to pursue personal research interests and to contribute to the overall theoretical and methodological framework of Personalizing the professional. The candidate will join a wider interdisciplinary research environment centered in the University of Copenhagen’s Center for Communication and Computing and its research group on Digital Communication and Aesthetics.

Application deadline: 30 September 2018, 23.59 (CEST).

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PhD fellow in Human–Computer Interaction

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in Human–Computer Interaction starting 15 November 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is available for a 3-year period.

At the Human-Centered Computing Section we are examining ways to interact with virtual reality interfaces by using the body. We are searching for a PhD student interested in developing user interfaces for such technologies, and studying how interaction with those changes users’ perception and behavior. The PhD student will work on topics related to virtual reality, such as on visuo-motor illusions, motion input, body ownership, spatial perception, and virtual tool use. The student will be affiliated with the Body-UI project, awarded by the European Research Council to Kasper Hornbæk. The PhD will work under the supervision of Assistant Professor Joanna Bergström-Lehtovirta and Professor Kasper Hornbæk.

Application deadline: 2 October 2018, 23.59 GMT +2

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