XR-Developer with a research-oriented mindset

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Are you fascinated by XR technologies? And do you want to make a real difference and create an impact through XR solutions?

VIA University College is seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals with a passion for software development, XR, games, visualization, and 3D-modelling. We are looking for 1 to 2 new colleagues who have experience with the latest technologies in XR development and applications. Experience with visualization and 3D-modelling is a plus.

We have a strong tradition of collaborating with public and private organizations, research institutions, and development environments to educate future software engineers who can add value to the industry and society as a whole.

The job’s profile may vary depending on the candidate’s expertise, with a focus on research and development, and further options for teaching.

An R&D Center in rapid growth

You will be associated with VIA’s Software Engineering program and VIA’s R&D center for Built Environment, Energy, Water and Climate. The center’s activities include both local and international projects on sustainability and digital innovation across various industries and sectors. We are currently enhancing our expertise and projects within the XR field and you will be part of driving and contributing to this process. Besides collaborating with top industry leaders and other research institutions, the program also includes a partnership with “The Animation Workshop” in Viborg, which is internationally recognized for educating students in animation, visualization, and digital storytelling.

Job Description

As a part of the research and development team, you will work on various ongoing national and international research projects that require the development of software and XR solutions for visualizing research results to be used for citizen engagement and more. All research projects will be related to software engineering and XR.

“As your future colleague, I can vouch for a great work environment with enthusiastic colleagues,

a new modern campus, and a well-equipped XR laboratory.”

Associate Professor, Kasper Knop Rasmussen

You will be a member of an IT community with extensive experience in offering software engineering solutions and teaching. As such, you will have the opportunity to partake in teaching activities across the program.

The position is a part of VIA’s R&D center for Built Environment, Energy, Water and Climate, and you will report to the Head of Research and Development.

You will be located at our new campus areas in Horsens with state-of-the-art facilities and modern and collaborative work environments. We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working hours to our employees.


  • English/Danish. Danish skills are not mandatory.
  • Relevant master’s or bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work independently on research-related projects
  • Strong knowledge of programming and system development
  • Experience with XR technologies, and game development
  • Skills in 3D modelling, animation and visualization is a benefit
  • Willingness to participate in research and development projects with external partners on practical issues through applied research
  • Interest in projects related to solving global issues such as climate change

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Salary and employment conditions

The position is full-time. Salaries and conditions of employment, including pension arrangements, will be determined in accordance with the collective agreement between the Ministry of Taxation and the relevant negotiating organisation.

The place of employment is VIA University College, Horsens Campus. However, duties and days on duty may be expected at other locations, when relevant.

The appointment is made in accordance with the Staff Regulations for the education programmes diplomingeniøruddannelsen og eksportingeniøruddannelsen


Are you interested?

If you want to know more about the position, please contact Head of Research for Built Environment, Energy, Water and Climate, Theis Raaschou Andersen at thra@via.dk or phone +45 8755 4295, or Thomas Bjørnsten at thbj@via.dk or phone +45 8755 4034. 

Apply for the position via our online recruitment system at www.via.dk/job

Applications will be continuously processed, but we need your application by May 1, 2023. 

We expect to carry out recruitment interviews during May to fill the positions as soon as possible.

About VIA University College


VIA is a university of applied sciences and one of Denmark’s largest educational institutions. We educate teachers, nurses, engineers and designers – in collaboration with the world of work and with a research and global outlook. We do this so that our students leave their mark on the world with courage, passion and curiosity.

We take responsibility for society and for creating a sustainable future together with the world around us. We stand firm on our academic foundations and push the boundaries of how we develop, share and apply knowledge. And we fail, learn and succeed together. Because it is in ambitious learning communities that we make the strongest impact. That’s why at VIA we work towards a simple, shared vision: take responsibility. Push boundaries. Learn together.

VIA in round figures: 20,000 students on more than 40 professional bachelor’s programmes. 20,000 students and course participants per year on diploma programmes and other continuing education programmes. 2,100 employees spread across eight campuses in the Central Region. In 2020, VIA was designated as a UNESCO SDG School for our work on integrating the UN SDGs into education.

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VIA invites all interested persons regardless of personal background to apply for the position.

Read more about VIA University College at https://www.via.dk/