Researcher or Postdoc in Hyperspectral Image Processing

Trondheim, Norway
04 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) invites applications for a full-time researcher/Post.doc. in "Hyperspectral image processing" with the Department of Electronic Systems (IES), (

The position is for up to 2 years.

Information about the Department

The Department currently has 25 professors, 5 associate professors, 17 adjunct professors/associate professors, 8 lecturers, 72 PhD students and 18 postdoctors/scientists. The Department has the principal responsibility for education and research in electronic systems at NTNU. The Department encompasses research and education within the areas of electro-optics; electronic devices and materials; circuit and systems design; acoustics; radio systems; and signal processing.

Work description

The candidate will contribute to commercialization of a hyperspectral imaging system for early diagnostics of arthritis and will be working closely with prof. Lise L. Randeberg. The main contents of the position will be to develop and implement new algorithms for real time analysis of hyperspectral datasets, and extract information from such data sets for further processing and decision making.  The analysis will incorporate both physics informed modeling, statistical analysis and the use of AI. 


It is a requirement to hold a Norwegian doctoral degree or a corresponding doctoral degree from a country outside Norway recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree. 

Personal suitability will be strongly emphasized. 

The candidate should have a strong background in statistical image processing, processing of big data or artificial intelligence. Knowledge in one or more of the following areas will an advantage: biomedical optics, chemometrics, physics based modeling, medical image processing  or image processing for remote sensing. Programming skills in Matlab, C++ and Qt are required, and skills in ENVI/IDL would be beneficial but not absolutely required.  Experience in advanced hyperspectral image processing will be positive.  Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English are required. The candidate should be self-driven and able to work independently. The candidate should be motivated for participating in commercialization of the developed solutions Focus on pragmatic problem solving, robust solutions, and lean development process is needed.

Applicants who do not master a Scandinavian language must provide evidence of good English language skills, written and spoken. The following tests can be used as such documentation: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). Minimum scores are:

  • TOEFL: 600 (paper-based test), 92 (Internet-based test)
  • IELTS: 6.5, with no section lower than 5.5 (only Academic IELTS test accepted)
  • CAE/CPE: grade B or A.

Salary conditions

Code 1109 Researcher/Code 1352 Post doctor, salary grade 57–77 in the Norwegian State salary scale, gross NOK 488 900 – 719 600 per year, depending on qualifications.

A deduction of 2% is made as a statutory contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.


We can offer

  • an informal and friendly workplace with dedicated colleagues
  • academic challenges
  • attractive schemes for home loans, insurance and pensions in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund

The Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering wants to attract outstanding and creative candidates who can contribute to our ongoing research activities. We believe that diversity is important to achieve a good, inclusive working environment. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of the gender, disability or cultural background.

For further information about the position, please contact professor Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg , e-post:, tel +47 41575252.

The appointment is subject to the conditions in effect at any time for employees in the public sector.

Under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his or her name entered on the list of applicants.

The application with a CV and certified copies of diplomas and certificates must be sent electronically via with information about education and relevant experience (all in one combined PDF file).

Mark the application IE-045-2017.

Deadline for applications: 2017-04-23

About this job

  • Deadline Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Employer NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Website
  • Municipality Trondheim
  • Place of service Trondheim
  • Jobbnorge ID 136606
  • Internal ID IE-045-2017
  • Scope Fulltime
  • Duration Temporary

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