Postdoctoral Researcher in Computer Science - Machine Learning for Precision Medicine and Digital Health. Prof. Samuel Kaski

Aalto University

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

The Department of Computer Science at Aalto University is presently looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Computer Science

Machine learning for precision medicine and digital health. Prof. Samuel Kaski

In addition to research work, persons hired are expected to participate in the supervision of students and teaching following the standard practices at the department.

The candidates should have a Ph.D. and are expected to have an excellent track record in scientific research in one or several fields relevant to the position. Good command of English is a necessary prerequisite. In the review process, particular emphasis is put on the quality of the candidate's previous research and international experience, together with the substance, innovativeness, and feasibility of the research plan, and its relevance to the research group or groups in question. Efficient and successful completion of studies is considered an additional merit.

Compensation, working hours and place of work
The salary for the position is between 3 498 and 3 673 EUR per month depending on experience and qualifications. In addition to the salary, the contract includes occupational health benefits, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. The annual total workload of teaching staff at Aalto University is 1 600 hours. The positions are located at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus.

Application material and procedure
Please send your application through the electronic recruitment system ‘Saima’ (see link at the bottom of the page) no later than September 24, 2017 Finnish time. Applications are reviewed already during the application period and positions will remain open until filled. Include as one single PDF file your CV, list of publications, brief research statement, transcript of the doctoral studies, and names and contact information of two senior academics willing to give more information.

Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview on the Otaniemi campus of Aalto University in Espoo or for an interview conducted via Skype. The candidates must have completed their PhD degree before the start of the contract period. Should there be a lack of eligible outstanding applicants, the application period may be extended. While all applicants who have submitted an application by the deadline will be appropriately considered, Aalto University reserves the right to consider also other candidates for the announced position.

Further information

Application material will not be returned.

Espoo, June 28, 2017

Aalto University

About Helsinki
The greater Helsinki region is a world-class information technology complex, attracting leading scientists and researchers in various fields of computer science. Helsinki is regularly highly graded in world city rankings, such as global livability ranking by The Economist (Ranked eighth in 2014). As a postdoctoral fellow you will enjoy sophisticated, high-quality and vibrant life of Nordic charm.

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