[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Project Leader in Visual Analytics in Luxembourg

Mohammad Ghoniem ghoniem at lippmann.lu
Thu Jul 25 11:08:52 CEST 2013

The Centre de Recherche Public - Gabriel Lippmann, a fast growing public
establishment for applied scientific research and technology transfer, has
an opening on a permanent contract basis for its "Informatics, Systems and
Collaboration" department (ISC) for : A project leader in Visual Analytics

====Description of the position===

The overall mission of the ISC department is to use computer science to
ease the understanding of complex big data coming from multiple and
heterogeneous sources by primarily using visual representations accessed
via any type of devices in various contexts of use. Visual Analytics has
been identified by ISC as a strategic topic for the years to come and is
currently strengthening its team in this domain. Research projects in the
ISC department cover a complete scope from fundamental research (e.g. PhD
theses) to applied research in cooperation with public or private partners.
Among others, the team has produced the visualization software called
Calluna (see www.calluna.lu) illustrating its ability to imagine innovative
concepts and to transform them into usable tools. Team members are coming
from various countries and have complementary cultures, skills and hobbies,
contributing to a dynamic, result-oriented and cooperative mind-set.

The successful candidate will have to:

- Propose, set up and coordinate R&D projects in the domains covered by the
mission of ISC;
- Write and submit project proposals to international or national calls
(e.g. EU Calls);
- Actively participate in the execution of the R&D projects;
- Establish contacts and interact with private companies in view of
initiating new collaborations, sustaining existing ones and valorizing the
developments performed within the research projects;
- Establish contacts and interact with academic partners and research labs
in view of initiating new collaborations and sustaining existing ones;
- Communicate on the generated scientific results (conferences, scientific
publications, symposiums…);
- Write scientific and technical reports and documents.


- Candidates shall hold a PhD in Computer Sciences or Information
Technology, preferably in visual analytics or a closely related field;
- Proven scientific and/or industrial experience in visual analytics (min.
3 years of relevant experience after PHD);
- Aptitude for project management in an applied research group ;
- Aptitude for grant writing (cf. submission of scientific project
proposals in competitive calls) and project acquisition with economic
- Capability to publish scientific results in international journals and/or
- Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with a
mandatory team-spirit;
- Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set timelines;
- Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team;
- The candidate must be fluent in English (scientific exchanges) and
ideally also in French (administrative language), any additional language
will be considered as an advantage.


Candidates   interested  in  the  above  position  can  apply  online.  The
application file should include a CV, a motivation letter, the names of two
or three referees, a list of research projects and publications, and a copy
of the last diploma.

For  any  question  regarding  our  job  offers or the application process,
please contact our recruitment team at recrutement at lippmann.lu

To apply online:

Mohammad GHONIEM, Ph.D.
Project Leader in Visual Analytics
Centre de Recherche Public - Gabriel Lippmann
ISC Department, Informatics, Systems and Collaboration
41, rue du Brill, L-4422 Belvaux, Luxembourg
Tel: +352-47.02.61-623 - Fax: +352-47.02.64
http.//www.lippmann.lu/ - ghoniem at lippmann.lu
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