Assistant Professor position in Computer Vision and Computer Graphics Aalborg University, Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology



At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University Copenhagen a new Assistant Professor position in Computer Vision and Computer Graphics is available for appointment for a 3 year period from August 1 2017 or soon thereafter and with the possibility of an extension of the position for a fourth year. The Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology has as its goal the development of an innovative cluster of engineering-based environments for education and research which integrate creativity, engineering and technology within the disciplines of architecture, urban design, industrial design, digital design and interactive media. The department is a leading research and educational environment in Denmark that addresses the challenge of the interplay between creativity and technology, and develops new areas in research and education directed towards the end-user.




This position has its primary research and teaching areas in the general field of Media Technology, and specifically in Computer Vision and Computer Graphics. Applicants should have expertise in computer graphics programming, intelligent visual systems, computer vision, including programmable functionalities of GPUs, graphics APIs such as OpenGL, and mathematical models applied in GPU based shader programs.


Applicants are also welcomed with additional competences and experience in game and interactive systems; development and technical knowledge of 3D real-time game engines such as Unity, Unreal and CryEngine; motion capture; and modeling/animation/rendering tools such as Maya, MotionBuilder and Blender.


Applicants should document international academic activity, including teaching publication and experience in research project funding applications, collaboration and management. The applicant is also expected to demonstrate a relevant publication record and teaching experience.


Teaching will primarily consist of courses in computer graphics programming as well as supervision of project work in the following three educations: a) “Medialogy” (B.Sc.), b) “Medialogy” (M.Sc.) and c) “Lighting Design” (M.Sc.) which are all taught in English.


You may obtain further professional information from Associate professor Georgios Triantafyllidis, phone +45 9940 2622, email:

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.


An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

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


For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Anne Christoffersen 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.






Fri Jun 02 00:00:00 CEST 2017

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