Vacant permanent positions in machine learning

Associate Prof. in Machine Learning – two permanent positions

in Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway


The position(s) can be affiliated to the Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ROBIN) group at the University of Oslo.

The department seeks potential scientific leaders with clear research visions, educational and administrative skills and abilities to establish and lead research projects, who will strengthen our research and education. We expect candidates to show a strong record of conducting research in machine learning (ML), in terms of both research experience and teaching qualifications. Candidates with a background in ML related to embedded systems (both custom built and smartphones) and robotics (commercial and custom built with 3D-printing and milling machines) are encouraged to apply and propose to be affiliated with the ROBIN group. We work with a set of different methods within ML and AI, including deep learning, evolutionary algorithms, evolutionary robotics, swarm intelligence and more. Please see our web page for more information about our research. 

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in computer science including machine learning/artificial intelligence. Thus, applicants should have a strong background in programming and machine learning/artificial intelligence. A strong record of publications relevant to the area is required. Candidates must have international publications in acknowledged publication channels. In the assessment of publications, originality, quality and scope will be emphasized. Candidates must have teaching experience in machine learning and have a commitment to engage in undergraduate and graduate education and in mentoring and advising master and doctoral students. See the full announcement for more requirements. 


Pay grade (depending on qualifications and seniority):

NOK 640 200 – 741 300 per year, approx.: €65,300 − 75,600 / $73,500 − 85,200



Full announcement: (please note that the link to the ROBIN group is not currently working, so please see the links above)

For the requested "research position paper", please look at our ROBIN group web page (including our project overview) and outline how your background and interests in machine learning can match with and contribute to the ROBIN group research and projects.

Closing date for applications: 30thSeptember, 2019

Applications are to be submitted through a web page and NOT by e-mail.

Contact for more information:  Prof.Jim Torresen E-mail:

Published July 14, 2019 9:40 AM - Last modified July 14, 2019 9:40 AM