[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Fully funded PhD Position in Biological Data Visualization at JKU Linz, Austria

Marc Streit marc.streit at jku.at
Wed Jun 17 10:50:49 CEST 2015

The Institute of Computer Graphics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (http://www.jku.at/cg) is seeking a:

Research Assistant (PhD student)
for a limited period of three years (extendable) 
starting October 1, 2015 (or earlier)

The research will be focused on the development of novel Information Visualization and Visual Analytics techniques for the analysis of bio-medical data. The work will be conducted in the course of a research project funded by an industrial partner. The research will be embedded in the Caleydo project (http://www.caleydo.org), which is an ongoing collaboration between JKU Linz, Harvard University and Graz University of Technology. The candidate has the possibility to obtain a PhD degree. Additional duties include the support of the acquisition of third-party funds and the co-supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.

According to the wage agreement of the Austrian Research Funding Agency (FWF), the gross salary is 28.350 EUR/year (30h per week). Applicants must hold a Master’s or Univ. Diploma degree in computer science or related fields (such as mathematics or bioinformatics), and should have profound experience in one or more of the following areas: visualization, data mining, statistics, machine learning, computer graphics and human computer interaction. Considerable experience in software development is expected. Knowledge in web technologies, such as Python, HTML5, D3 and JavaScript, is recommended. Prior involvement in research or development projects is a plus. Candidates must be fluent in English (speaking and writing).

Linz, the 2009 European Capital of Culture, is a beautiful place in the alpine uplands between Salzburg and Vienna (www.linz.at/english, www.oberoesterreich.at/english). For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

To increase the quota of women in academia, we especially encourage female candidates to submit applications. At equal qualification, female candidates will be preferred. Disabled applicants with adequate qualification will come into special consideration.

Applications including curriculum vitae and copies of transcripts and certificates must be submitted to: Marc Streit, marc.streit at jku.at no later than July 1, 2015.

Dr. Marc Streit
Assistant Professor

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Institute of Computer Graphics
Altenberger Straße 69
Computer Science Building, 3rd Floor, 0357
4040 Linz, Austria

Phone: +43-732-2468-6635 (secretary: -6630)
Fax: +43-732-2468-6632
Web: marc-streit.com | www.cg.jku.at

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