Research for a better future

IFE conducts research for a better future. Since 1948, we have been a frontrunner in international energy research. We contribute to new solutions in renewable energy, petroleum and industry. We develop zero-emission transport solutions, digital systems and ground-breaking cancer medicine.

Renewable energy

Nuclear technology

Materials technology

Digitalization

Radiopharmacy and health

Oil and gas

Industry and environment

Safety and security

Research Centers hosted by IFE

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Vacant positions

Senior / Principal Research Scientist in the Human-Centered Digitalization department 
Halden 
Description:

We are looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists for permanent positions with 100% research activity in the Human-Centered Digitalization (HCD) department.

The mission of the HCD department is to enable humans and organisations to exploit the full potential of emerging technologies and analytics by producing state-of-the-art knowledge on how to develop and adapt technology and organisations based on human strengths and limitations. HCD department’s chief research competence is in the relation and interface between humans and digital systems & the relation between humans and (digital) organisations.

Will you join us? We are growing fast and looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists with a curious and collaborative attitude who are energized to conduct research for a better future in the research fields of
Human-centred digitalisation; Human-centered artificial intelligence; Organizational psychology and/or Cognitive psychology.
 
And in our research/business areas:

  • Energy
  • Smart City
  • Transport
  • Industry & Space 
   
Qualifications:

You should have:

  • PhD and research focus in one or more of our research fields. Given our multidisciplinary focus, expertise in more than one of the fields would be advantageous
  • A strong publication record in the last 5-10 years in these research fields
  • Track record of successful grant proposal writing
  • Track record of leading research projects through to success
  • A strong international network
  • You should be fluent in English
  • You should be interested in creating research groups around your research interests and mentoring junior researchers
Prefered profile:
Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
31.august 2021
Senior/Principal Research Scientist within Virtual and Augmented Reality 
Halden 
Description:

Will you join the team working on VR & AR? We are growing fast and looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists with a curious and collaborative attitude who are energized to conduct research for a better future within virtual reality, augmented reality, and spatial computing, and any of the following research fields:

  • Human-computer interaction; computer-supported cooperative work;
  • Spatial information systems (BIM; GIS; AR cloud); As-built modelling;
  • Human-centred design; virtual prototyping; visual simulation; digital twins;
  • Immersive training systems; serious games; cognitive psychology;
  • Artificial Intelligence (machine learning, computer vision); robotics and remote operation

And in our research/business areas:

  • Energy,
  • Smart City
  • Transport,
  • Industry & Space

The VR&AR department works with 3D XR technologies (VR/AR/MR) , and spatial information systems. The department has over 25 years of experience in applying virtual prototypes, digital twins, and simulation technologies for safety-critical industries. We have a strong focus on human-centred design, open file formats, and cross-platform solutions for collaboration, combining 3D technologies with AI and simulation for decision-support and to improve situation awareness of users. See www.ife.no/vr for more information about the department.

Qualifications:

You should have:

  • PhD and research focus in one or more of our research fields. Given our multidisciplinary focus, expertise in more than one of the fields would be advantageous
  • A strong publication record in the last 5-10 years in these research fields
  • Track record of successful grant proposal writing
  • Track record of leading research projects through to success
  • A strong international network
  • You should be fluent in English
  • You should be interested in creating research groups around your research interests and mentoring junior researchers
Prefered profile:
Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
31.august 2021
Senior / Principal Research Scientist within Humans and Automation 
Halden 
Description:

Will you join us working in the team on Humans and Automation? Our focus is on the interaction and teaming between humans and advanced technologies, especially in highly digital and/or complex environments. We are curious about how advanced technologies work, what effect they have on people in those environments and how interactions between these people and technologies can be improved.

We are growing fast and looking for Senior to Principal Research Scientists with a curious and collaborative attitude who are energized to conduct research for a better future within our highlighted research fields:


Artificial intelligence; Data science; Cyber security; Virtual reality, Augmented reality, and spatial computing; Robotics and cyber-physical systems; Interaction with complex data and advanced modelling; Modelling and simulation of physical systems; Digital twins,  Human factors;
Human-centred digitalisation; Human-centered artificial intelligence; Humans and automation collaboration; Interaction design; Risk safety management; Human reliability; Organisational psychology; Cognitive psychology

And in our research/business areas:

  • Energy
  • Smart City
  • Transport
  • Industry & Space
Qualifications:
  • You should have:
  • PhD and research focus in one or more of our highlighted research fields. Given our multidisciplinary focus, expertise in more than one of the fields would be advantageous
  • A strong publication record in the last 5-10 years in these research fields
  • A track record of successful grant proposal writing
  • Track record of leading research projects through to success
  • Strong international network
  • You should be fluent in English
  • You should be interested in creating research groups around your research interests and mentoring junior researchers 
Prefered profile:
Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
31.august 2021

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