The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, is establishing the Onsager Fellowship programme to attract young scholars with a solid reputation for high-quality research, http://www.ntnu.edu/onsagerfellowship.
As part of this fellowship program, NTNU invites applications for a tenure-track associate professorship in Statistical Machine Learning, affiliated with the Department of Mathematical Sciences<http://www.ntnu.edu/imf> . The department has 38 full professors and 9 associate professors. In addition there are 1 adjunct professor, 6 adjunct associate professors, about 20 postdoctoral fellows and about 65 doctoral students. There are 7 women in tenured positions. The department has five research groups: algebra, analysis, differential equations and numerical analysis, geometry and topology, and statistics.


Norwegian University of Science and Technology


The new position is in the field of statistical machine learning. The holder of this position is expected to serve as a bridge between machine earning and the existing research activities of the statistics group and the research group in Bayesian computing in particular. Besides doing research, the successful applicant is expected to give courses and supervise students at bachelor, master and PhD level. We are seeking candidates who carry out excellent research at the boundary of statistics and machine learning, and who have a PhD in one of the disciplines. The evaluation of candidates will emphasize a strong background in statistical theory relevant for machine learning. An excellent teaching record will be considered an advantage.

Specific requirements:

This is a tenure-track position at an associate professor level, with applicants expected to have demonstrated world-leading research capability in the field. It is expected that the successful applicant will qualify for full professorship after the tenure-track period of 6-7 years.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About NTNU

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim offers advanced degrees in engineering, medicine and the natural sciences, as well as the social sciences, history, architecture and fine art.

The university graduates 3,300 students every year, two-thirds of which are master's or PhD candidates. NTNU´s 51 departments and 100+ laboratories are spread across seven major campuses in and around the city center.

NTNU´s research is cutting edge. For example, the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and the Centre for Neural Computation (CNC) represent one of the premier research environments in the world for studying the functioning of the brain and memory.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was awarded to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser at NTNU "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

Furthermore, the technological and cultural innovations that have been developed here have shaped Norwegian society, allowed Norway t