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Umeå University welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines.

2020-10-31
4 PhD student positions in Computer Science with focus on AI for Data Management
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för datavetenskap
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Umeå University, the Department of Computing Science (www.cs.umu.se), is seeking 4 PhD students in Computer Science with focus on AI for Data Management . Deadline for application is 31 October 2020 . Description of research group: The Department of Computing Science is a dynamic environment with around 130 employees from more than 20 countries worldwide. The research will be carried out within the research group in “Artificial Intelligence for Data Management”, led by Prof. Diego Calvanese,... Read more

2020-10-19
Projektassistent (2 positions)
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 25%
  • Department Institutionen för datavetenskap
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Research topic: Creating Socially Aware Dialogues Umeå University, the Department of Computing Science, is seeking candidates for a position as project assistant in a project with focus on socially aware AI. Deadline for application is October 19, 2020. The Department of Computing Science is a dynamic environment with around 130 employees representing more than 20 countries worldwide. The Socially Aware Artificial Intelligence group (led by prof. Frank Dignum) conducts research into AI system... Read more

2020-10-19
Up to five tenure-track positions as Assistant professor
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Teknisk-naturvetenskaplig fakultet
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Welcome to apply to become one of our new Assistant Professors! With this faculty joint venture, with a six-year appointment we want to give junior researchers the opportunity to develop a long-term research activity and to qualify for promotion to an Associate Professorship. Welcome with your application! Description of the employment The persons we seek will conduct research and contribute to the continued development of the research environment in their respective field. Included in the wo... Read more

2020-10-18
Postdoctoral position in the didactics of modern languages
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för språkstudier
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The Department of Language Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in the didactics of modern languages with a focus on French , Spanish or German . These subjects are offered within the upper secondary school teacher program and as main areas for degrees at the undergraduate and advanced level. The position is a two-year full-time employment starting on the 1st of November 2020 or upon agreement. The Department of Language Studies conducts research in linguistics,... Read more

2020-10-14
Post-doctoral position (2 years) in ecology with focus on marine pathogenic fungi
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap
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The department of Ecology and Environmental Science, EMG, Umeå University, is opening a post doc position (2 years employment) to study how pathogenic fungi affect marine phytoplankton and the marine carbon cycle. The employment is full-time for two years with access December 1st, 2020 or according to agreement. The Department of Ecology and Environmental Science (www.emg.umu.se) carries out research and postgraduate education in ecology, environmental science and physical geography. The... Read more

2020-10-12
Professor in Educational Work with a focus on Preschool and School-age Educare
  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Institutionen för tillämpad utbildningsvetenskap
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Job description The successful applicant will provide scientific leadership for those active in the research field. Duties include developing the research environment at the department through planning and management of research projects, and initiating and managing work with applications for external research funding, for himself/herself and others. The professor is expected to conduct research, to lead seminars and to supervise doctoral students, as well as to work to enhance the academic... Read more

2020-10-09
Professor of Biomedical Engineering specialising in artificial intelligence and digitalisation
  • Type of employment Permanent position
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Institutionen för strålningsvetenskaper
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We are looking for a person who wants to be part of and develop a vibrant research environment at the Department of Radiation Sciences. We offer an attractive starter package, access to advanced research infrastructure and partnerships with established groups in similar disciplines. Tasks Tasks include research and development work within Biomedical Engineering, with focus on artificial intelligence and digitalisation. The professor is expected to lead research and represent the subject in an... Read more

2020-10-07
A RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION IN SMALL ANIMAL BRAIN IMAGING
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Institutionen för integrativ medicinsk biologi
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Description of the work The research assistant will work about 50 percent within a research project supported by the Strategic Research Area Neuroscience Umeå University (StratNeuro). The main aim of the project is the development and establishment of non-invasive imaging methods (MRI and PET) in small animals to detect brain network fidelity in normal aging. The position involves the supervision of students and post-docs with MRI/PET acquisition in rodents, image data analysis, as well as... Read more

2020-10-07
Postdoc position
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100 %
  • Department Institutionen för klinisk mikrobiologi
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  Postdoctoral position in Infectious Disease epidemiology The Department of Clinical Microbiology , Umeå University, is looking for a research associate (postdoc) on a 2-year position. The associate will be active in a research project aiming at elucidating the risk of acute complications and identifying vulnerable individuals at risk of acute complications following coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and Influenza. Project Severe acute... Read more

2020-10-02
Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Extent 100%
  • Department Institutionen för folkhälsa och klinisk medicin
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The impact of lifestyle on public health is a research area that has expanded in recent years. The Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine is now looking for a postdoctoral fellow with a profile in this research area. Work description The work will include calibration of self-reported sitting time based on accelerometer data using compositional data analysis (CoDA), validation of existing risk models for diabetes and the development of a Västerbotten risk model and... Read more

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