Doctoral Student at the University of Oulu - Data Driven Dynamic Modelling of Microstructures in Steel


The Faculty of Science at the University of Oulu is announcing an open doctoral student position, which will be located at the Research Unit of Mathematical Sciences ( The appointee will work in close collaboration with the Materials and Mechanical Engineering Unit and the Process Metallurgy research unit at the University of Oulu.

The doctoral student position is for 3 years and is aimed to start on September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Description of the position

The research project "Data driven dynamic modelling of microstructures in steel” aims at developing novel data driven methods for dynamic modelling of microstructures in steel.

The Doctoral Student will carry out research work within a multidisciplinary research team, publish research results in international high-quality journals and attend doctoral courses. Some participation in teaching is required


The successful applicant must hold a master degree (or equivalent degree) in applied mathematics, data science, statistics, metallurgy, physics, material technics, material engineering or another field relevant to the position.

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and research-oriented person who has extensive knowledge in machine learning and data driven methods in general. Experience with metallurgy and materials technology are also considered as an advantage.

Special emphasize is put on the research experience in the subject field and demonstrated experience in writing scientific publications. Experience on multidisciplinary research, work abroad and other international experience will be regarded as an asset.

Applications should be submitted by 31st of July 2020. More information about the position and instructions for application:


Job location: 
University of Oulu
Research Unit of Mathematical Sciences
90014 Oulu
Contact and application information
Friday, July 31, 2020
Contact name: 
Mikko Sillanpää
Contact email: