Universiteit Hasselt

Researcher-expert Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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The Data Science Institute (DSI) brings together researchers working in the broad field of data science across faculties and research groups at Hasselt University. DSI's main objective is to facilitate the data-driven future. It supports and enhances collaboration between different data science research groups at the university, and acts as a single point of contact for external collaborations and consultancy. Your role as postdoctoral researcher at the DSI is to conduct research in AI and Machine Learning, streamline the different AI initiatives at Hasselt University, support Ph.D. students and aid in education and consulting.
More info: https://www.uhasselt.be/DSI , www.uhasselt.be/censtat

Job content
You will conduct applied and translational research in the field of Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning and consider topics like, e.g., Explainable AI, machine learning for time series, deep learning for image analysis, visual analytics and augmented intelligence. Further, you will oversee the AI-related research at DSI and help with the supervision of Ph.D. students. You will support the translation of scientific findings into fine peer-reviewed manuscripts and are able to communicate these findings to the society during activities for popular science.
Together with the professors of the DSI, you explore funding opportunities and partake in competitive funding.  You are the contact person for our consulting department with respect to AI and Machine Learning and are actively involved in the search for new opportunities and conduct of consulting tasks.
You will take up a limited educational tasks in the master of Statistics and data science and enthusiastly promote AI and Machine Learning to the students.
FLAIR and AI@UHasselt
You will help to streamline the initiatives at UHasselt surrounding the FLanders AI Research (FLAIR) programme and facilitate interaction between the different FLAIR beneficiaries at UHasselt.  You are involved in the organisation, preparation and execution of outreach activities for local stake-holders such as government, industry, and hospitals.


  • You have a doctoral degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering sciences, computer sciences or any other domain with a strong research focus on AI and Machine Learning.
  • You are able to develop a helicopter view on internal and external UHasselt activities related to AI and Machine Learning.
  • You have a vision on research and are capable of translating this vision into an actionable research strategy.
  • You are team player, authentic, honest and a transparent communicator.
  • You have strong communication skills.
  • You are motivator, teach by example and keep a strict watch on project objectives, keep Ph.D. students on track and can activate Ph.D. students.
  • You are professional and are concerned about our customer relations.
  • You are an educator and love to enthousiasmise student about your research field.
  • You have good knowledge about English
  • You take part in competitive funding and are able to win proposals.

You will be appointed and paid as researcher-expert.
Appointment of 1 year with, after positive evaluation, extension for 1 year.

Selection procedure
You can only apply online up to and including 15 December 2021.
The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file and an interview.

Further information
Prof. dr. Dirk VALKENBORG, +32-11-268297, dirk.valkenborg@uhasselt.be

More about working at Hasselt University? Check www.uhasselt.be/vacancies for our staff benefits.

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Researcher-expert Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
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