PhD candidate in Big Data and AI

PhD candidate in Big Data and AI


PhD candidate in Massive Knowledge and AI

On the Division of Neuromedicine and Motion science ( we have now a emptiness for a Ph.D. candidate in Massive Knowledge and AI analysis.

The PhD candidate will work in an R&D and innovation mission named DeepInMotion based by the Norwegian Analysis Council. The principle goal of the mission is to develop an explainable AI system and medical service implementation to find motion biomarkers for early detection of CP in infants. The PhD candidate will develop explainable AI strategies and strategies that can contribute in producing new data and improvements, which can allow and supply determination assist for early detection of motor disabilities. The PhD candidate will work in an interdisciplinary analysis group with researchers from Division of Neuromedicine and Motion Science, Division of Laptop Science and the Youngsters Clinics at St. Olavs Hospital and Ålesund Hospital.

This PhD mission is part of the PERSEUS doctoral programme: A collaboration between NTNU- Norway’s largest college, 11 top-level educational companions in 8 European nations, and eight industrial companions inside sectors of excessive societal relevance.

Inside PERSEUS we are going to recruit 40 PhD candidates who need to contribute to a wise, protected and sustainable future. We’re in search of extremely expert PhD candidates motivated to method societal challenges inside one of many following thematic areas:

  • Massive information and AI
  • Digital Twins
  • Web of Issues
  • Prolonged Actuality
  • Info and Cyber Safety

All contributors within the PERSEUS community convey distinctive and essential qualities with them into the doctoral programme. The PERSEUS PhD candidates can have the chance to collaborate with researchers within the associate establishments and in different mission consortia, and profit from these collaborative analysis and schooling actions.

As a part of the PERSEUS workforce you’ll work alongside different extremely motivated and gifted PhD candidates and researchers. Additionally, you will have entry to the data base, state-of-the-art analysis infrastructure, and influence orientation of the companions within the workforce.

Along with your schooling and improvement inside the thematic analysis space, you’ll acquire transferable expertise inside mission improvement and administration, science communication, analysis ethics, innovation and entrepreneurial pondering, in addition to fundamental college didactics.

As a PERSEUS PhD candidate, you can be employed by NTNU. Throughout your keep, you’ll do a two to 3 months worldwide keep and a one to 2 months nationwide stick with one of many PERSEUS companions. It will mean you can prolong your community inside academia and business, and to study your analysis space from a tutorial, innovation, and societal perspective.

We’re in search of PhD candidates from all nationalities, who need to contribute to our quest to create data for a greater world. PERSEUS recruits candidates in response to the EU’s mobility rule, i.e. candidates can’t have spent greater than 12 months in Norway over the last 3 years.

We imagine in honest and open processes. All purposes will probably be thought-about by means of a clear analysis process, with impartial observers concerned.

The place’s working place is NTNU campus in Trondheim.

We stay up for welcome you to the PERSEUS workforce.

You’ll report back to a Head of Division.

Duties of the place

  • Develop deep neural community (DNN), optimization/studying procedures and neural structure search procedures
  • Develop and combine DNNs in medical service implementations
  • Collaborate with the interdisiplinary DeepInMotion research-team within the fields of laptop science, motion science, and medical science.
  • Undertake needed programs (30 ECTS) as a part of the PhD programme
  • Submit an software for admission and a analysis plan no later than 3 months after the employment
  • Conduct top quality analysis and report progress frequently and in settlement with the supervisors.

Required choice standards

  • Worldwide mobility necessities: Candidates of any age and any nationality will probably be eligible so far as they fulfil the mobility requirement of the COFUND programme, particularly, the candidates should not have resided or carried out their principal exercise (work, research, and many others.) within the nation of the host group (Norway) for greater than 12 months within the 3 years instantly earlier than the decision deadline of PERSEUS.
  • Training necessities: 5 years of upper schooling (BSC and MSC) or schooling equal to (300 ECTS). The grade necessities are B or increased (primarily based on NTNU’s grading scale). Training must be documented by diploma complement or equal documentation in English and embody an outline of the tutorial system. Worldwide Relations do require Chinese language diplomas to be verified utilizing CHSI. The NTNU Workplace of Worldwide Relations will consider levels and diplomas.
  • Language talent necessities: The candidates will probably be requested to offer proof of excellent English language expertise, written and spoken. The next certificates could also be used as such proof: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificates in Superior English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificates of Proficiency in English (CPE).
  • Export of Information Management: The PhD candidates who, primarily based on a complete first-hand evaluation, would possibly come into battle with laws governing exports of data, know-how and providers is not going to advance farther from the primary stage within the recruitment course of. For additional info, please consult with the Export Management Act.

As well as, the candidate should:

  • Doc robust background in Synthetic Intelligence, Machine Studying or Laptop-intensive Statistics, with a research-oriented grasp thesis inside one in every of these areas.
  • Have good programming expertise.
  • Show good written and oral English expertise.
  • Meet the necessities for admission to the school’s doctoral program (

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the rules in power regarding State Staff and Civil Servants and nationwide tips for appointment as PhD, publish physician and analysis assistant.

Most well-liked choice standards

  • Information concerning the improvement of medical possible AI methods inside medical know-how
  • Information concerning the interplay between AI methods and clinicians/well being care personnel
  • Programming expertise in Pytorch and/or Tensorflow
  • Information and programming expertise in:
    • Explainable AI
    • Neural architectural search (NAS) and AutoML for deep neural networks
    • Graph convolutional neural nets (GCN)
    • Generative adversarial community (GAN)

Private traits

  • Take pleasure in working in a team-based surroundings, but additionally have the ability to conduct impartial actions and pondering.
  • Have a problem-solving angle.
  • Be extremely motivated to publish in prime educational conferences and journals inside the space of the place.

We provide

Wage and circumstances

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are usually remunerated at gross from NOK 491 200 every year earlier than tax, relying on {qualifications} and seniority. From the wage, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The interval of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD place requires that you’re admitted to the PhD programme in Medical Expertise  ( inside three months of employment, and that you simply take part in an organized PhD programme throughout the employment interval.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the rules in power regarding State Staff and Civil Servants, and the acts referring to Management of the Export of Strategic Items, Providers and Expertise. Candidates who by evaluation of the applying and attachment are seen to battle with the standards within the latter regulation will probably be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you could assume that there could also be adjustments within the space of labor.

It’s a prerequisite you might be current at and accessible to the establishment every day.

In regards to the software

The applying and supporting documentation for use as the idea for the evaluation have to be in English.

Publications and different scientific work should observe the applying. Please be aware that purposes are solely evaluated primarily based on the knowledge out there on the applying deadline. You must be sure that your software exhibits clearly how your expertise and expertise meet the standards that are set out above.

Please submit your software electronically through Jobbnorge web site. Purposes submitted elsewhere/incomplete purposes is not going to be thought-about. Candidates should add the next paperwork inside the deadline:

  • CV together with info related for the {qualifications}, submitted along with an identification doc
  • Title, present affiliation and electronic mail tackle of not less than 2 individuals that can present reference for you
  • Licensed copies of educational diplomas and transcripts and the reference letter
  • Candidates from universities exterior of Norway will probably be requested to ship a diploma complement (or an analogous doc) which describes in particulars the research and grading system, and the rights for additional research related to the obtained diploma. Chinese language candidates are required to offer affirmation of Grasp Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).
  • A analysis curiosity description (most 2 pages) that features a brief presentation of the motivation for a PhD research, suitability for the place and the applicant’s view in the direction of listed analysis challenges in addition to the theoretical and methodological method to the challenges.
  • Scientific publications (if any). Joint works will probably be thought-about. Whether it is troublesome to establish your contribution to joint works, you could connect a short description of your participation.

Within the analysis of which candidate is finest certified, emphasis will probably be positioned on schooling, expertise and private and interpersonal qualities. Motivation, ambitions, and potential may even depend within the evaluation of the candidates.

NTNU is dedicated to following analysis standards for analysis high quality in response to The San Francisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation – DORA.

Basic info

You probably have any questions concerning the place, please contact Espen AF Ihlen, phone +47 47354674, electronic mail: You probably have any questions concerning the recruitment course of, please contact , Bente Okay. Å. Andersen, e-mail: bente.ok.a.andersen@ntnu.noWorking at NTNU

An excellent work surroundings is characterised by range. We encourage certified candidates to use, no matter their gender, practical capability or cultural background.

The town of Trondheim is a contemporary European metropolis with a wealthy cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a inhabitants of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, together with healthcare, faculties, kindergartens and total equality, might be one of the best of its variety on the planet. Skilled sponsored day-care for youngsters is definitely out there. Moreover, Trondheim provides nice alternatives for schooling (together with worldwide faculties) and potentialities to get pleasure from nature, tradition and household life and has low crime charges and clear air high quality.

As an worker at NTNU, you could always adhere to the adjustments that the event within the topic entails and the organizational adjustments which can be adopted.

In accordance with The Public Info Act (Offentleglova), your identify, age, place and municipality could also be made public even you probably have requested to not have your identify entered on the listing of candidates.

You probably have any questions concerning the place, please contact Espen AF Ihlen, phone +47 47354674, electronic mail: You probably have any questions concerning the recruitment course of, please contact  Bente Okay. Å. Andersen, e-mail:

Please submit your software electronically through along with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Purposes submitted elsewhere is not going to be thought-about. Diploma Complement is required to connect for European Grasp Diplomas exterior Norway. Chinese language candidates are required to offer affirmation of Grasp Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you’re invited for interview you could embody licensed copies of transcripts and reference letters.

Software deadline: 30.09.2021

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NTNU – data for a greater world
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