DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Computer Graphics – Computer Vision Jobs

    DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Computer Graphics - Computer Vision Jobs

    Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor at the Section for Visual Computing at DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark (Computer Graphics, Computer Vision Jobs)

    Deadline to Apply

    May 01, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionTenure Track Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Computer Graphics
    – Computer Vision
    – Computational Imaging
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceSection for Visual Computing
    DTU Compute
    Technical University of Denmark
    Contract Period6 Years


    As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). If you are applying for the associate professor position you should also have academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.


    • documented research in one or more (application) areas such as
      • scientific visualization: rendering of graphs, point clouds, voxel data.
      • extended Reality (XR): Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR).
      • data-driven or neural rendering techniques.
      • real-time graphics: rendering, interaction, animation.
    • Wide experience with modern computer graphics APIs such as WebGL, Vulkan, Metal, Direct3D, and OpenGL.
    • experience with one or more software packages for graphics (rendering, CAD, visualization, or content creation generally).
    • You must be responsible for the teaching in courses and as advisor of projects. Further, if you are not Danish speaker, you will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.

    You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

    • Experience and quality of teaching
    • Research experience
    • Research vision and potential
    • International impact and experience
    • Societal impact
    • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
    • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
    • Communication skills

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The research in computer graphics has developed based on possibilities and advances in computer graphics hardware and related fields such as computer vision and computational imaging. We expect you to be up-to-date with modern computer graphics hardware and conversant with recent methods in computer graphics and also able to work on projects that involve computer vision. Further, that you find it motivating to use your knowledge in advancing the research and research-based teaching within computer graphics.

    We, in section cover a handful of different topics in our teaching portfolio, and you will be part of our cooperation on teaching. As an engaged and independent lecturer you could cover topics such as the basics of computer graphics, including aspects pertaining to geometric transformations, illumination models, geometry representation, and APIs for graphics programming. More advanced topics such as techniques for efficient real-time graphics, global illumination and machine learning based image filtering can also be found in your future teaching portfolio.

    Finally, you have professional experience with XR (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality) activities both related to teaching and research, and you understand and can apply the basics of computer vision (detection and tracking of features, camera models, and radiometry) and the use of photographic imagery in computer graphics.

    You will be given the tasks of

    • developing your field of research,
    • being part of the sections teaching in computer graphics courses,
    • attracting funding,
    • supervising PhD-students and postdocs,
    • In cooperation with your new colleagues develop the section to meet the DTU Compute strategy

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file

    Documents Required

    • Application (cover letter)
    • Vision for teaching and research
    • CV including employment history, list of publications (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights), H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
    • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
    • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

    About DTU Compute

    You will become part of the faculty group in the section and be part of a team that develops the research within computer graphics. Currently, the group is strong in digital geometry and appearance modeling covering both theoretical and experimental research and you share scientific interest in these areas. There is also a close collaboration with your colleagues in the section including computer vision and medical image analysis.

    The Section for Visual Computing is part of the Department for Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (DTU Compute). DTU Compute, is an internationally unique academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics and computer science with an engineering focus. DTU Compute strives to achieve research excellence in its basic science disciplines, to achieve technological leadership in research and innovation, and to address societal challenges in collaboration with partners at DTU and other academic institutions. DTU Compute plays a central role in education at all levels of the engineering programmes at DTU – both in terms of our scientific disciplines and our didactic innovation.


    • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary for the position will be determined by the applicants qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union.
    • Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.
    • If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.


    Head of Section, Anders Bjorholm Dahl
    Email: abda@dtu.dk
    Mobile: +45 5189 6913. 

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    DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Graphics

    Post expires at 8:59am on Sunday May 2nd, 2021 (GMT+9)