[Ieee_vis_open_positions] 3 PhD Research Positions in Computer Science at VISUS, University of Stuttgart

Kuno Kurzhals Kuno.Kurzhals at visus.uni-stuttgart.de
Thu Oct 7 09:55:05 CEST 2021

We are currently looking to fill 3 PhD positions at the Visualization
Research Center at the University of Stuttgart (VISUS), Germany:
PhD Research Position in Computer Science (f/m/d)
(German Federal pay scale TV-L 13, full-time, temporary)
Earliest starting date is Nov 1, 2021, or by agreement.
All positions are in the field of Visualization and Human-Computer
Interaction. The topics are:

Topic 1: Eye Tracking for Architectural Design and Construction
This position will be supervised by Dr. Kuno Kurzhals, and is associated
with the cluster of excellence "Integrative Computational Design and
Construction for Architecture (IntCDC)":
Topic 2: Visual Analytics for Machine Learning Operations (MLOps)
This position will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Michael Sedlmair, and will
be part of collaborative project with the Software Engineering group,
led by Prof. Dr. Stefan Wagner.

Topic 3: Interactive Visualization (Open Topic)
This position will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Daniel Weiskopf.
The topic will be from the broader field of interactive visualization,
and it will be chosen in coordination with the successful applicant.
Topics could include empirical visualization research (e.g. controlled
studies, psychophysical experiments), integration of ML and interactive
visualization, data-driven storytelling, graph visualization, flow
visualization, etc., but are not restricted to these.

Your Responsibilities
* Research in one of the topics listed above
* Writing and publishing research results
* Supervising student projects
Your Competences
* Strong written and oral communication skills in English
* Excellent MSc degree in computer science or a related field
* Experience in one or more of the following fields: human-computer interaction, visualization, eye tracking, machine learning, or empirical studies
* Excellent programming skills for research prototyping, strong motivation, and teamwork ability
We Offer
* An interdisciplinary team to work in with numerous collaboration opportunities
* A professional workplace with state of the art technologies to conduct research
* A structured doctoral qualification program
How to apply
Questions can be directed to Dr. Kuno Kurzhals
(Kuno.Kurzhals at visus.uni-stuttgart.de), Prof. Dr. Michael Sedlmair
(michael.sedlmair at visus.uni-stuttgart.de), or Prof. Dr. Daniel Weiskopf (weiskopf at visus.uni-stuttgart.de).

Please send your application for one or more positions including (1) cover letter, (2) complete CV,
(3) list of publications, (4) names and contact details of at least two
references, and (5) education certificates (including transcripts of
courses and grades) as a single PDF file at the latest on Oct 17, 2021 to
jobs at visus.uni-stuttgart.de.

Information on the research group: https://www.visus.uni-stuttgart.de/.

Applications by women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged
persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.
Information on how the university protects personal data in accordance
with Article 13 of the GDPR can be found via the following link:
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