Postdoctoral Researchers & Doctoral Students, Megasense and Urbansense

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Дедлайн: 15.11.2018



Employer - University of Helsinki

Location - Helsinki, Finland

Salary - Competitive

Posted - Oct 19, 2018

Closes - Nov 18, 2018

Discipline - Mathematics & Computing,Computer Sciences

Contract Type - Full Time

Job Type - Postdoc Fellowship


MegaSense is a large scale multi-disciplinary and international effort coordinated by the University of Helsinki to build real-time air quality sensing in Urban environments based on massive scale sensing with 4G and 5G mobile network technologies. UrbanSense is a pilot project conducted in the City of Helsinki, which will deploy the first of such air quality sensing platforms. The major challenges addressed by these efforts include low-cost sensing platform development, AI-based sensor calibration, as well as distributed, massive scale, and real-time data collection and analytics. 

The Department of Computer Science at University of Helsinki invites applications for


to work on research related to MegaSense and UrbanSense. We especially encourage applications from candidates with experience in one or several of the following topics:
• Sensors and microcontroller platforms (e.g., Raspberry Pi, Arduino)
• Mobile network technologies (e.g., NB-IoT, 5G)
• Data science and machine learning (e.g. supervised learning and regression, interpretable models, statistical methods, visualization)

The work will be conducted in the research groups of Professor Sasu Tarkoma ( ) and Associate Professor Kai Puolamäki ( ). The full-time positions can start immediately or upon mutual agreement. The salary is based on the demand level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system for Finnish universities. In addition, a salary component based on personal performance will be paid.

The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several independent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. Some 35,000 students are currently pursuing an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree at the University of Helsinki. The Department of Computer Science is part of the Faculty of Science, which is the largest science faculty in Finland and carries out basic research on a top level internationally. The department is the leading Computer Science research and teaching unit in Finland. Its research themes cover machine learning and algorithms, computer networks and distributed systems, software systems and bioinformatics. The department has a close research partnership with Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) and hosts excellent research infrastructure, including its own high-performance cluster.

For more information, please contact the following persons:
Professor Sasu Tarkoma: 
Associate Professor Kai Puolamäki: 
Dr. Matti Siekkinen: 

How to apply
Please submit your application using the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the the Apply for the position link below. Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the SAP HR portal.

Please attach the following documents as a single pdf file: a letter of motivation (max 1 page) and a CV including a list of publications. Preferably, also include contact information of two references.

The deadline for submitting the application is November 15, 2018.
Due date 
15.11.2018 23:59 EET
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