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Assistant Professor in Multimedia Analytics

The Multimedia Computing Group of the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, invites applicants for a position of Assistant Professor in the domain of multimedia analytics. We are looking for an exceptional individual who has the potential to become an outstanding research and education leader.

The Multimedia Computing Group
The Multimedia Computing Group within the Department of Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, develops methods and algorithms that enable effective, efficient and intuitive access to large collections of heterogeneous, unstructured multimedia (multimodal, multisensory) data in real-world contexts. The developed solutions are oriented towards the needs of users and are realised using both the search and recommendation paradigms. The group, under the leadership of Prof. Alan Hanjalic, combines expertise in multimedia information retrieval, recommender systems, multimedia signal analysis and processing, (social) network analysis, and quality of experience.

Job description
The successful candidate will strengthen the Multimedia Computing (MMC) Group’s expertise in the domain of multimedia analytics, that is, extraction of meaningful information from multimedia data through signal/image/language and multimodal data processing approaches. The focus lies on expanding the classical notions of information relevance, taking into account aspects such as affect, aesthetics, experience, interest, intent, utility, privacy, and truthfulness. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching at the BSc and MSc levels, supervision of PhD students, research funding acquisition, technology transfer, and faculty management tasks.

The candidate has a PhD and a proven track record of scientific excellence in a technical discipline related to the job description above. He/she has the ambition to strengthen the research and teaching of the MMC Group and the Department of Intelligent Systems. Solid experience with multimedia signal processing and machine learning is required and the candidate should be comfortable with teaching courses related to these fields in the Computer Science curriculum. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Teaching certificates are considered an advantage. The candidate is an enthusiastic team player and has the ambition to build partnerships with other groups and departments of the TU Delft, and with leading academic and social institutions and industries worldwide.

How to apply?
For more information about this position, please contact Prof. A. Hanjalic, phone: +31 (0)15-2783084, e-mail: To apply, please e-mail your application letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research and teaching statements and the names of three references by 1 September 2017 to Mrs. A.J. Prummel, When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2017-14.

You can find the official call for applications with more information HERE