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Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics (2021-224-03609)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences, a position as Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics is open for appointment from January 1 2022 or soon hereafter. The position is available for a period of three years.  The Department of Mathematical Sciences houses three education programs: Mathematics, Mathematical-Economics, and Mathematical-Technology. Furthermore, the Department is responsible for several other mathematical courses for different programs in Engineering and Social Sciences. Since Aalborg University is comprised of three campuses, Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen, teaching responsibilities may include courses at any of the three campuses.

Job description

Research activities will be carried out in the framework of the Villum Investigator Project – Center for Research on Smart Battery (CROSBAT). CROSBAT is an innovative interdisciplinary project aimed at transforming battery systems by adding artificial intelligence and controlling rest time at the cellular level. The main tasks will focus on the development of algorithms for state estimation and lifetime prediction of smart batteries.

The selected candidate must have a PhD degree in mathematics or statistics and should document research/education background in all of the following topics:

  • Battery state-of-health estimation using machine learning
  • Battery lifetime prediction
  • Battery voltage prediction/modeling

The ability to contribute to the development of external collaboration and to secure external funding will be taken into account and the applicant is expected to have very good interpersonal skills. Special contributions to the development of educational and teaching related activities will be considered in the overall assessment.

The selected candidate is expected to engage in acquiring external funding for research. This will involve collaboration with colleagues from the mathematics department and from other departments at Aalborg University. This includes funding for both theoretical research and for more applied and strategic research activities.

Teaching will primarily be in the three mathematical programs, but also in other study programs at the university.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences can offer the successful candidate:

  • an international work environment with a flat hierarchy.
  • a competitive salary.
  • health insurance as a resident of Denmark, including family members officially residing in Denmark. 

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Department Søren Højsgaard, phone: +45 9940 8801, e-mail: sorenh@math.aau.dk 

You may obtain further information about the department here

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Qualification requirements

Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.

Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).

The application must contain the following: 

  • A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
  • Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • A complete list of publications.
  • Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
  • References/recommendations.


Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Mathilde Vestergaard Nielsen by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 9567.

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

Agreement

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.

Vacancy number

2021-224-03609

Deadline

02/08/2021

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