Computer Science – PhD position on Modelling and Predictive Rendering of Materials Using Microgeometry, at DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark
Deadline to Apply
June 23, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||– Computer Science|
– Applied Mathematics
|Scholarship||According to standard norms|
Technical University of Denmark
|Contract Period||3 Years|
|Starting date||Not mentioned|
You must have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree.
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics or Engineering.
- No PhD degree.
- Less than 4 years of professional employment after obtaining your master’s degree
- Less than 12 months of residency in Denmark in the last 3 years
- Advanced knowledge in the field of computer graphics.
- Foundations in calculus, optics/physics, and geometric modelling.
- Strong programming skills.
- Some experience with deep learning techniques.
Soft Skills Requirements
- Fluent spoken and written English. Minimum proficiency level is B2, C1 is definitely preferred.
- Self-reliant working style
- Curious and ambitious personality.
- Prior research and publication experience is considered a definite plus, but is not required.
You will be working with predictive rendering, which is a computer graphics research discipline conjoining mathematical modelling, computer science, and physics. In this position, you will therefore
- Compose mathematical models mapping the interaction of light and microgeometry of materials to rendered images.
- Implement rendering techniques.
- Validate models by comparing with photographs of real items.
- Use learning-based techniques for representing geometry and light scattering.
- Write scientific papers and present research results at conferences.
- Work as a teaching assistant in two or three 5 ECTS modules.
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
- A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
- Curriculum vitae
- Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
- Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and Excel spreadsheet here)
About the project/department
DTU Compute is a unique and internationally recognized academic environment spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. We conduct research, teaching and innovation of high international standard—producing new knowledge and technology-based solutions to societal challenges. We have a long-term involvement in applied and interdisciplinary research, big data and data science, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), smart and secure societies, smart manufacturing, and life science.
- The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union
- If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.
Jeppe Revall Frisvad
Post expires at 8:59am on Thursday June 24th, 2021 (GMT+9)