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PhD position in Advance Machine learning for Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection

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About the position

A three-year PhD position is available at the Institute of Information Security and Communication Technology (IIK), NTNU, Gjøvik in the field of Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection (also known as spoofing attack detection). The primary focus of research activities includes the development of advance machine learning algorithms to achieve the scalable, generalisable and reliable presentation attack detection algorithms for fingerprints especially on the secure elements. The focus of research will be, but is not limited to, the following: 

  • Conduct literature study and experimental research, perform fingerprint data collection with the custom sensors, generation/creation of Presentation Attack instruments (PAI), analysis and reporting. 
  • Investigating novel approaches for fingerprint presentation attack detection using advance machine learning and deep learning techniques.
  • Perform theoretical and experimental interdisciplinary research when it is applicable for the application.

This PhD project is in line with the  research activities performed at the Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory (NBL) and is closely linked to the Innovation Project for the Industrial Sector named OffPAD” – Optimising balance between high security and usability sponsored from Norwegian Research Council, Norway.  

The PhD candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers in this project consortia and can benefit from the research and collaborative training activities. 

The position reports to the Prof. Dr. Raghavendra Ramachandra and Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch.

Duties of the position

  • Conduct an individual and independent research activities addressing the focus areas mentioned above.
  • Complete a training component as part of the PhD of a minimum of 30 ECTS.
  • Participate in the general activities of the project, NBL and department.
  • Participate in international activities such as conference attendance, contribution to technical committee meetings (like  ISO), contribute to regular project meetings and deliverables and research stays at educational institutions abroad.

Required selection criteria

The PhD-position’s main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is that you have completed a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in Computer Science or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic foundation. If you are unable to meet these criteria you may be considered only if you can document that you are particularly suitable for education leading to a PhD degree.

In addition, the candidate must have:

  • Excellent knowledge in Biometrics, fingerprint presentation attack detection, applied machine learning and deep learning. Publications in biometric / biometric presentation attack detection in reputed conference (IJCB, ICB, CVPR, ICIP, ICPR, ICCV) and journals (IEEE transactions, PR, PRL, etc.) is an addended value.
  • Good programming knowledge and experience in Python, Deep learning tools, Matlab or similar programming environments.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and oral English.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant.

Preferred selection criteria

  • Prior knowledge and documented experience in: Biometrics, presentation attack detection,  fingerprint biometrics, deep learning, machine learning and statics.
  • Knowledge in quantitative & qualitative research methods, experimental design, applied mathematics, statistical methods, applied machine learning and optimization.
  • Enthusiasm for research, teamwork, and capability of independent problem-solving and ability to work independently.
  • Good written and oral English.

Personal characteristics

  • Ability to work both individually and in a (virtual) team environment and a high level of personal responsibility.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce work of a consistently high standard.
  • High motivation for research work and ability to work independently and well organized
  • Eager to disseminate research results through publications and presentations at international conferences.

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 482 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Information Security and Communication Technology within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

The position is subject to external funding.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution on a daily basis.
 

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English. Please submit your application electronically via Jobbnorge website. Applications submitted elsewhere/incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants must upload the following documents within the closing date:

  • A cover letter where the applicant describes his/her personal motivation and relevance with respect to the requirements of the advertisement.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) which includes information about the candidate’s prior education, work experience, academic merits and any scientific publications.
  • A draft research proposal (maximum three pages) within this field of Fingerprint presentation attack detection for the PhD study. The research proposal must clearly discuss the challenges, research questions and possible technical approach for the same. Applications without research proposal will not be evaluated.
  • Demonstration of coding skill with a link to GITHUB.
  • Certified copies of academic diplomas and certificates. Applicants from universities outside Norway are kindly requested to send a diploma supplement, or a similar document, which describes in detail the study program and grading system.
  • Transcripts of grades. Translation of the grades is required if the original is not in English.
  • Certificate of English proficiency exam
  • Names and contact information of at least two references.
  • Publications and other academic works that the applicant would like to be considered in the evaluation must accompany the application. If it is difficult to identify the individual applicant’s contribution to joint works, the applicant must include a brief description of his or her contribution.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

The city of Gjøvik has a population of 30 000 and is a town known for its rich music and cultural life. The beautiful nature surrounding the city is ideal for an active outdoor life! The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world.

As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Raghavendra Ramachandra email: raghavendra.ramachandra@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Stine Terese Ruen Nymoen, e-mail: stine.t.r.nymoen@ntnu.no.

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number 2021/20071 when applying. 

Application deadline: 30.06.2021.

Gjøvik bygning fasade Foto: Marte Foss/NTNU

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NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology

Research is vital to the security of our society. We teach and conduct research in cyber security, information security, communications networks and networked services. Our areas of expertise include biometrics, cyber defence, cryptography, digital forensics, security in e-health and welfare technology, intelligent transportation systems and malware. The Department of Information Security and Communication Technology is one of seven departments in the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering .

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Deadline

30th June 2021

Post expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

Post-doctoral researcher and lecturer in auditory science

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About the position

We have a full-time vacancy for a post-doctoral researcher/lecturer at Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Our vision is to create leading education and research through multidisciplinary work. The position is linked to the audiology group, with Trondheim as the place of work. We aim to facilitate inter-disciplinary dialogues in the wider field of auditory science, and therefore the position will be placed at the interface between applied audiological research and basic auditory research, facilitated by a strong collaboration with the Ear, Nose, and Throat department and hearing clinic of St. Olav University Hospital in Trondheim.

Teaching will be related to the Bachelor Programme in Audiology and to an upcoming master programme in Applied Clinical Research with a particular track in audiology.

The successful candidate is expected to be able to overcome the traditional boundaries between basic and applied research, and we are looking for an individual who shares our vision of multi-disciplinary approaches. The successful applicant will work on topics related to some aspects of the research portfolio of the audiology group, with a particular focus on hydropic conditions of the human ear, and how the peripheral and central auditory system processes infra- and low-frequency sound.

Meniere’s disease is a condition characterised by reoccurring attacks of vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, and fulness in the ears. Traditionally, endolymphatic hydrops, an increased fluid volume in the inner ear is considered to be the cause, but it has also been suggested that it is yet another symptom. We are interested in the pathophysiology of the disease, with the ultimate goal of a better understanding of the underlying cause and means to predict imminent attacks.

The second line of research is concerned with how infra- and low-frequency sound affects mammals, including humans, with a particular focus on how cochlear processing contributes to the often-reported annoyance of infra- and low-frequency sound.

Own suitable research ideas are also highly encouraged. The audiology group is currently expanding its research activities, and the successful candidate is expected to have experience in the design and execution of experimental studies, and a good understanding of technical acoustics.

The successful applicant will report to the head of the department.
 

Duties of the position

  • Design and execution of controlled experimental studies
  • Quantitative analysis of data, including descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Preparation of publications and meeting presentations
  • Taking part in teaching and supervision activities for the study programme in audiology (constitute 25 % of the full-time position).
  • Engage in outreach activities of the department and university

Required selection criteria

The sucessfull candidate must have

  • Strong background in audiology or another hearing science related discipline
  • Background in technical acoustics
  • Programming skills in MatLab or Python
  • Experience in digital signal analysis and hardware control

A postdoctoral research fellowships is a qualification position in which the main objective is qualification for work in academic positions. You must have completed a Norwegian doctoral degree in relation to audiology or related areas such as auditory neuroscience and psychoacoustics, or a corresponding foreign doctoral degree in similar areas, recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree is required.

If, for any reason, you have taken a career break or have had an atypical career and wish to disclose this in your application, the selection committee will take this into account, recognizing that the quantity of your research may be reduced as a result.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant.


Preferred selection criteria

  • Experience in recruiting healthy participants and patients for research projects.
  • Experience in design and construction of experimental rigs
  • Experience in teaching and supervising student projects
  • Good written and oral English language skills. Good written and oral language skills in Norwegian are desirable. Candidates without Norwegian language skills are expected to successfully complete level A2 within two years after commencement of employment.

Personal characteristics

  • It is essential that the successful candidate has very good collaborative skills, and the ability to work in an inter-disciplinary environment.
  • Emphasis will also be placed on communicative skills, as well as personal suitability.
  • In the assessment of the best qualified applicant, education, experience, personal suitability, and motivation for the position will be emphasized.

We offer

Salary and conditions

 
Postdoctoral fellowship:
The employment period is 4 years.

Postdoctoral candidates are placed in code 1352, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 545 300 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
 

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution daily.

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English.

Publications and other scientific work must follow the application. Please note that applications are only evaluated based on the information available on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above. 

The application must include:

  • A letter of motivation
  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • Academic works – published or unpublished – that you would like to be considered in the assessment (up to 10 works)
  • Name and address of three referees


Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

The city of Trondheim is a modern European city with a rich cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a population of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world. Professional subsidized day-care for children is easily available. Furthermore, Trondheim offers great opportunities for education (including international schools) and possibilities to enjoy nature, culture and family life and has low crime rates and clean air quality.

As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

In accordance with The Public Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Markus Drexl , telephone +47 734 12 665, e-mail markus.drexl@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Bente Kristin Årbogen Andersen, e-mail: bente.kristin.arbogen.andersen@ntnu.no

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number 2021/20136 when applying.

Application deadline:  June 30th, 2021

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NTNU – knowledge for a better world

NTNU – knowledge for a better world
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

The Department of Neuroscience and Movement Science (INB) is an ambitious department in strong development. Great diversity in medicine and health disciplines is a hallmark of the department. We give priority to social relevance and quality in both education and research.

Several of our groups of researchers and teaching staff are at the forefront of their fields in Norway and internationally. Our ambition: “Through interdisciplinary collaboration, INB creates forward-looking education and research that lead the way in improving health and function.”
Read more about the Department here: www.ntnu.edu/inb

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30th June 2021

Post expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

PhD Candidate within the area of philosophy of language (experimental semantics)

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We are looking for dedicated employees to join us.

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About the position

We have a vacancy for a PhD Candidate at The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, NTNU, within the area of philosophy of language (experimental semantics).

The last 15-20 years have seen a proliferation of experimental work on semantic reference – an area of philosophy of language that has traditionally been dominated by thought experimentation and other ‘armchair’ methods. With few exceptions, this work has employed survey methods, probing test subjects’ judgments concerning the reference of terms or the truth values of sentences including the expressions under study. A number of such studies have been carried out, on proper names and natural kind terms, but so far the results remain unclear and inconclusive. At the same time, more refined experimental methods, such as elicited production, self-paced reading, and ERP measurement, have been used with considerable success in psycholinguistics, to study the processing of referential expressions such as pronouns and names.

Very few attempts have been made to apply such methods to the central problems concerning theories of reference in philosophy of language.

The PhD candidate will seek to employ advanced experimental methods on theories of reference and perform interdisciplinary research in experimental semantics, supervised jointly by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Department of Language and Literature. The experiments will be carried out at the Language Acquisition and Language Processing Lab, NTNU.

You will report to Professor Jussi Haukioja and Professor Giosuè Baggio.

Duties of the position

  • perform and publish excellent research in experimental semantics
  • complete the required coursework and submit a doctoral dissertation

Required selection criteria

The PhD-position’s main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirements are

  • A completed a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in philosophy, or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic foundation. If you are unable to meet these criteria you may be considered only if you can document that you are particularly suitable for education leading to a PhD degree.
  • Good familiarity with theories of reference
  • Interest in interdisciplinary work and experimental methods. Previous experience with experimental work is not required, as training in the relevant experimental techniques will be provided as part of the supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral English skills

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant.

Personal characteristics

  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively
  • Good communication skills

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 482 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Historical and Cultural Studies within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

The position is subject to the condition that the candidate start the PhD study by the end of 2021.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution on a daily basis.

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English or one of the Scandinavian languages.

Please note that applications are only evaluated based on the information available on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above.

The application must include:

  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • A document (maximum 3 pages) that describes:
    • The candidate’s academic background and interests, with emphasis on factors relevant for the position
    • The candidate’s views concerning the application of experimental methods in philosophy of language, and theory of reference in particular
  • Name and contact information of three referees

If relevant, you may include academic works – published or unpublished – that you would like to be considered in the assessment. Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal suitability.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

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The city of Trondheim is a modern European city with a rich cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a population of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world. Professional subsidized day-care for children is easily available. Furthermore, Trondheim offers great opportunities for education (including international schools) and possibilities to enjoy nature, culture and family life and has low crime rates and clean air quality.

As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

In accordance with The Public Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Jussi Haukioja, email jussi.haukioja@ntnu.no.

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number HF 21 when applying.

Application deadline: 01.07.2021

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NTNU – knowledge for a better world

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

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1st July 2021

Post expires on Thursday July 1st, 2021

PhD Candidate within Marine Technology and Cybernetics

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At NTNU, creating knowledge for a better world is the vision that unites our 7 400 employees and 42 000 students.

We are looking for dedicated employees to join us.

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About the position

We have a vacancy for a PhD Candidate within Marine Technology and Cybernetics at Department of Marine Technology.

The PhD Candidate will work on challenging research problems related to offshore solar power (floating photovoltaic) solutions. The position will model and study control problems floating photovoltaic at seas.

You will report to Professor Dong T. Nguyen as the main scientific supervisor of the research, and to Professor Asgeir Sørensen and Professor Trygve Kristiansen as Co-Supervisors.
 

Duties of the position

The objectives of the research position are to combine the areas of automatic control, marine structures and hydrodynamics in order to provide efficient methods for motion damping and configuration control of floating solar panel installations.

  • Review state-of-the-art with respect to floating photovoltaic solutions for both on lakes and offshore
  • Establish case study and data with respect to operation area (often relating to environmental data) and type of solar panels
  • Develop mathematical models for floating solar panels at seas. Both rigid modular, flexible types as well as interconnected structures may be considered
  • Propose solutions for control of floating photovoltaic with regards to one or several tasks such as:
    • Control for floating marine platforms
      • Motion and damping control of flexible structures
      • Mooring systems
      • Solutions for high wave heights
      • Reducing fatigue
    • Control for solar panels which are mounted on the marine platforms
      • Increasing cooling effect
      • Faut tolerant control
      • Automatic cleaning, e.g. removing salt forming and vegetation overgrowth
      • Maximizing power generation, e.g. control of tilting angles, sun tracking systems, etc.
      • Optimization problem for uneven power generations between panels

There have been several proposed solutions for floating photovoltaic. However, the research in this area is still ongoing. Therefore, the tasks can also be open. We will specify a concrete task during the first year of the PhD position. There is ongoing relevant research at the Department of Marine Technology, and it is for possible collaborations.

Required selection criteria

The PhD-position’s main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is that you have completed a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in marine control systems or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic foundation. If you are unable to meet these criteria you may be considered only if you can document that you are particularly suitable for education leading to a PhD degree.

  • Excellent English skills (both written and spoken)
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries outside Europe must present an official language test report. The acceptable tests are TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). Minimum scores are:
    • TOEFL: 600 / writing 4.5 (paper-based) or 92 / writing 22 (internet-based)
    • IELTS: 6.5, with no section lower than 5.5 (only Academic IELTS test accepted)
    • CAE/CPE: grade B or A

Preferred selection criteria

  • Knowledge and experience within hydrodynamics and/or marine control systems and/or control of flexible structures are favorable and should be highlighted
  • Computer programming skills, listing competency in specific programming languages
  • Academic results, publications, relevant specialization, work or research experience, personal qualifications, and motivations for making an impact on future zero-emission marine systems will be considered when evaluating the applicants

Personal characteristics

  • Be scientifically curious and open to new research challenges, including consideration of a sustainable future
  • Demonstrate independence and persistence in addressing and solving technical problems
  • Be flexible and reliable, with ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 482 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Engineer connected to marine technology within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

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The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution on a daily basis.

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English or in Norwegian.

Publications and other scientific work must follow the application. Please note that applications are only evaluated based on the information available on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above. 

The application must include:

  • Research motivation, an explanation on how the required selection criteria are met, and a statement on how soon you would be able to start in this PhD position
  • Personal CV, with contact information, education, work experience, projects, interests, and other professional and voluntary activities and achievements
  • Certificates, diplomas, and grade transcripts (with explanation of grading system)
  • 1-2 relevant academic works – published or unpublished – that you would like to be considered in the assessment
  • Name, address, and contact information of 2-3 referees


Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal suitability.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

—————–

The city of Trondheim is a modern European city with a rich cultural scene. Trondheim is the innovation capital of Norway with a population of 200,000. The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world. Professional subsidized day-care for children is easily available. Furthermore, Trondheim offers great opportunities for education (including international schools) and possibilities to enjoy nature, culture and family life and has low crime rates and clean air quality.

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As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Dong T. Nguyen, telephone 004791702345, e-mail: dong.t.nguyen@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Michi Skorstad Murakami, e-mail: michi.s.murakami@ntnu.no

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number IV-160/21 when applying.

Application deadline: 01.07.2021

Hovedbygningen

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Department of Marine Technology

We develop methods and technology related to the blue economy: oil and gas extraction at sea, ship technology and the equipment industry, fisheries and aquaculture. We also have a strong commitment to the development of sustainable solutions for offshore renewable energy, coastal infrastructure, and marine robotics. Marine technology helps to solve major global challenges related to the environment, climate, energy, food and efficient transport. The Department of Marine Technology is one of eight departments in the Faculty of Engineering.

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Deadline

1st July 2021

Post expires on Thursday July 1st, 2021

PhD candidate – international entrepreneurship

This is NTNU

At NTNU, creating knowledge for a better world is the vision that unites our 7 400 employees and 42 000 students.

We are looking for dedicated employees to join us.

You will find more information about working at NTNU and the application process here.

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About the position

We are looking for candidates who have an interest in research in the subject area of international entrepreneurship. International entrepreneurship is the discovery, enactment, evaluation, and exploitation of opportunities – across national borders – to create future goods and services. The research field is still young, but has progressively enlarged, extending its scope and position at the intersection of entrepreneurship and international business. In an increasingly borderless business world, entrepreneurs must think globally from the outset in order to develop viable business models. This PhD position offers an opportunity to explore this topic further in a region in Norway that is renowned for its entrepreneurial and innovative capabilities.  

Examples of research areas that the PhD project may cover:

  • Opportunity recognition in international entrepreneurship
  • Scale-ups and scalable business models
  • The role of entrepreneurial ecosystems in international entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial learning in an international context
  • Sustainability as a driver for international entrepreneurship
  • Internationalization strategies of SMEs

The department puts substantial emphasis on the solid application of scientific research method. The department has a pluralistic approach to research methods and both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as a combination of the two, can be applied in the PhD project. Thus, it is expected that the PhD proposal should contain well-informed methodological considerations. Strong skills in both qualitative and quantitative methodology are favorable.

The department has research groups within international business and marketing, as well as entrepreneurship and innovation. The topic of the PhD project will be situated in the intersection of these research fields and have the benefit of belonging to two well-developed research groups at the department.  

Required selection criteria

The PhD-position’s main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is that you have completed a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in business, entrepreneurship, innovation, or other equivalent programs  or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic foundation. If you are unable to meet these criteria you may be considered only if you can document that you are particularly suitable for education leading to a PhD degree.

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The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant.

Preferred selection criteria

  • Experience in international business, entrepreneurship or innovation is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of, and experience from regional business is an advantage.
  • You should master English fluently and preferably also Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.

Personal characteristics

Personal qualifications which we see contributing positively to the research team are independence, work capacity and enthusiasm. We are also looking for candidates with social skills benefiting the work environment for the PhD candidates and in general.

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 482 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
The period of employment is three years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Economics and Management within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

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The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution daily.

About the application

The application must include :

  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • Research plan or project proposal (maximum 5 pages)
  • Academic works – published or unpublished – that you would like to be considered in the assessment
  • Name and address of three referees


Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal suitability.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

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The city of Ålesund, with its population of 50 000, will provide you with plenty of opportunities to explore a region of Norway that is famous for its beautiful scenery with high mountains and blue fjords. Ålesund itself, with its Art Nouveau architecture, is by many considered to be the most beautiful city in Norway! The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world.

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As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

In accordance with The Public Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Øivind Strand, telephone 70161334 /97743998, email oivind.strand@ntnu.no, Associate Professor Siv Marina Flø Grimstad, telephone 70161263/95721023, email sika@ntnu.no or Associate Professor Kjersti Kjos Longva, telephone 70161294,  e-mail: kjersti.kjos.longva@ntnu.no

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

Application deadline: 15.08.2021

Ålesund campus oversikt Foto: Karl Otto Kristiansen/NTNU

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Department of International Business

We are part of the Ålesund Campus. The Department’s core expertise, in which marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship play a key role, is closely linked to the region’s needs. We also conduct research and teaching in economics, business administration, marketing, commercial and management subjects.  Together with local business and industry, we have created a research laboratory to enable research and development in service innovation, entrepreneurship, finance and technology. The Department of International Business is one of four departments in the Faculty of Economics and Management

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Deadline

15th August 2021

Post expires on Sunday August 15th, 2021

PhD position in Advance Machine learning for Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection

This is NTNU

At NTNU, creating knowledge for a better world is the vision that unites our 7 400 employees and 42 000 students.

We are looking for dedicated employees to join us.

You will find more information about working at NTNU and the application process here. https://www.youtube.com/embed/cIgKd1SwGLI?autoplay=0&modestbranding=1&playsinline=0&rel=0&start=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jobbnorge.no&widgetid=1

About the position

A three-year PhD position is available at the Institute of Information Security and Communication Technology (IIK), NTNU, Gjøvik in the field of Fingerprint Presentation Attack Detection (also known as spoofing attack detection). The primary focus of research activities includes the development of advance machine learning algorithms to achieve the scalable, generalisable and reliable presentation attack detection algorithms for fingerprints especially on the secure elements. The focus of research will be, but is not limited to, the following: 

  • Conduct literature study and experimental research, perform fingerprint data collection with the custom sensors, generation/creation of Presentation Attack instruments (PAI), analysis and reporting. 
  • Investigating novel approaches for fingerprint presentation attack detection using advance machine learning and deep learning techniques.
  • Perform theoretical and experimental interdisciplinary research when it is applicable for the application.

This PhD project is in line with the  research activities performed at the Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory (NBL) and is closely linked to the Innovation Project for the Industrial Sector named OffPAD” – Optimising balance between high security and usability sponsored from Norwegian Research Council, Norway.  

The PhD candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers in this project consortia and can benefit from the research and collaborative training activities. 

The position reports to the Prof. Dr. Raghavendra Ramachandra and Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch.

Duties of the position

  • Conduct an individual and independent research activities addressing the focus areas mentioned above.
  • Complete a training component as part of the PhD of a minimum of 30 ECTS.
  • Participate in the general activities of the project, NBL and department.
  • Participate in international activities such as conference attendance, contribution to technical committee meetings (like  ISO), contribute to regular project meetings and deliverables and research stays at educational institutions abroad.

Required selection criteria

The PhD-position’s main objective is to qualify for work in research positions. The qualification requirement is that you have completed a master’s degree or second degree (equivalent to 120 credits) with a strong academic background in Computer Science or equivalent education with a grade of B or better in terms of NTNU’s grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic foundation. If you are unable to meet these criteria you may be considered only if you can document that you are particularly suitable for education leading to a PhD degree.

In addition, the candidate must have:

  • Excellent knowledge in Biometrics, fingerprint presentation attack detection, applied machine learning and deep learning. Publications in biometric / biometric presentation attack detection in reputed conference (IJCB, ICB, CVPR, ICIP, ICPR, ICCV) and journals (IEEE transactions, PR, PRL, etc.) is an addended value.
  • Good programming knowledge and experience in Python, Deep learning tools, Matlab or similar programming environments.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and oral English.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant.

Preferred selection criteria

  • Prior knowledge and documented experience in: Biometrics, presentation attack detection,  fingerprint biometrics, deep learning, machine learning and statics.
  • Knowledge in quantitative & qualitative research methods, experimental design, applied mathematics, statistical methods, applied machine learning and optimization.
  • Enthusiasm for research, teamwork, and capability of independent problem-solving and ability to work independently.
  • Good written and oral English.

Personal characteristics

  • Ability to work both individually and in a (virtual) team environment and a high level of personal responsibility.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce work of a consistently high standard.
  • High motivation for research work and ability to work independently and well organized
  • Eager to disseminate research results through publications and presentations at international conferences.

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 482 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Information Security and Communication Technology within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

The position is subject to external funding.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution on a daily basis.
 

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English. Please submit your application electronically via Jobbnorge website. Applications submitted elsewhere/incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants must upload the following documents within the closing date:

  • A cover letter where the applicant describes his/her personal motivation and relevance with respect to the requirements of the advertisement.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) which includes information about the candidate’s prior education, work experience, academic merits and any scientific publications.
  • A draft research proposal (maximum three pages) within this field of Fingerprint presentation attack detection for the PhD study. The research proposal must clearly discuss the challenges, research questions and possible technical approach for the same. Applications without research proposal will not be evaluated.
  • Demonstration of coding skill with a link to GITHUB.
  • Certified copies of academic diplomas and certificates. Applicants from universities outside Norway are kindly requested to send a diploma supplement, or a similar document, which describes in detail the study program and grading system.
  • Transcripts of grades. Translation of the grades is required if the original is not in English.
  • Certificate of English proficiency exam
  • Names and contact information of at least two references.
  • Publications and other academic works that the applicant would like to be considered in the evaluation must accompany the application. If it is difficult to identify the individual applicant’s contribution to joint works, the applicant must include a brief description of his or her contribution.

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA.

General information

Working at NTNU

A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply, regardless of their gender, functional capacity or cultural background. 

The city of Gjøvik has a population of 30 000 and is a town known for its rich music and cultural life. The beautiful nature surrounding the city is ideal for an active outdoor life! The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world.

As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Information Act (Offentleglova), your name, age, position and municipality may be made public even if you have requested not to have your name entered on the list of applicants.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Raghavendra Ramachandra email: raghavendra.ramachandra@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Stine Terese Ruen Nymoen, e-mail: stine.t.r.nymoen@ntnu.no.

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number 2021/20071 when applying. 

Application deadline: 30.06.2021.

Gjøvik bygning fasade Foto: Marte Foss/NTNU

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

NTNU – knowledge for a better world

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology

Research is vital to the security of our society. We teach and conduct research in cyber security, information security, communications networks and networked services. Our areas of expertise include biometrics, cyber defence, cryptography, digital forensics, security in e-health and welfare technology, intelligent transportation systems and malware. The Department of Information Security and Communication Technology is one of seven departments in the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering .

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Deadline

30th June 2021

Post expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021