Doctoral student in machine learning
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Doctoral student
Work model On location
Are you the one?
Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. The Machine Learning Research Laboratory is looking for a PhD student in the field of machine learning. We offer state-of-the-art resources for conducting research and a good academic network in Sweden and abroad. Subject description Machine learning focuses on methods by which computer systems use data to improve their own performance, understanding and to make concrete predictions and is closely related to applications. Project description As a PhD student, you are part of a project that aims to explore machine learning methods for document analysis. The project includes methods for data preprocessing, analysis of different data sources, combination of these sources and development of an adjustable end-to-end system for document analysis. You will work with researchers at LTU and regional and national archives in Sweden. The Machine Learning Group encourages national and international collaboration for the overall development of its researchers. Job duties A doctoral position involves both theoretical and practical work. As a doctoral student, you are trained in scientific work in the form of publishing scientific articles in journals and at national and international conferences. Most of your time you focus on your own studies. You can also have the opportunity to try out the teaching role. Qualifications We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic PhD student who wants to conduct state-of-the-art research. You must have a master's degree in computer science or a similar subject. Experience with machine learning, Deep Learning, statistics and Natural Language Processing is a requirement. You must have good knowledge of English, both spoken and written, and have the capacity to work independently as well as in a team. For further information on specific doctoral education, see study plans for postgraduate education within the Faculty of Technology Information Employment as a doctoral student is time-limited to 4 years, teaching and other department duties may add up to 20% of full-time. Entry on 9 September 2024 or by agreement. Location: Luleå Sweden. For further information, please contact: Professor Elisa Barney, Union representative: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter as well as a CV/curriculum vitae and copies of verified diplomas. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Last day to apply: 30 August 2024 Reference number: 2011-2024
Why you should work with us!

Luleå University of Technology's sustainability work is based on our vision to shape the future through innovative educations and groundbreaking research results and to create global societal benefits based on the Arctic region. This work is based, among other things, on Agenda 2030 and the 17 global goals for sustainable development.

Multi-billion are currently being invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, for a fossil-free future. At Luleå University of Technology, you can find skill-enhancing courses and training that the green transition demands. Come and work with us or with one of the other companies in the green transition. Find collaborations or a workforce for your organization and contribute to a sustainable society.

Application due date 2024-08-30
About the employer
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,815 employees and 19,155 students.