PhD Position – Vienna University of Technology

Open Position: PhD candidate at the Information Engineering Group,
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
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The Information Engineering Group, at the Institute of Software
Technology and Interactive Systems of the Vienna University of
Technology, is seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate in the field of
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful applicant will
* perform research in the field of Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
* design new techniques and implement interactive prototypes
* write and review scientific publications
* participate in scientific and consulting projects
* work within a creative, highly motivated, and international team

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
* university degree (bachelor or master) in Computer Science,
Information Systems, or an equivalent university study
* experience in programming (preferably Java, Javascript, C++, or similar)
* knowledge or interest in one or more of the following: Visual
Analytics, Information Visualization, Computer Graphics, Human-Computer
Interaction, Data Mining
* abilities to work as an independent and flexible researcher in
interdisciplinary teams
* fluency in the English language both orally and in written form

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
* knowledge or interest in one or more of the following: Graph Theory,
Social Network Analysis, Business Process Management, Medical Informatics
* (for international applicants) basic proficiency in German or
willingness to learn

DATES
* Application deadline: August 15, 2012
* Start date: October 1, 2012 (negotiable)
* Duration: 3 years

APPLICATION AND CONTACT
Please send your application (with the usual documents including a
statement of interest, full CV, list of subjects taken at university
plus grades, publications, etc.) by email with the subject “iegJob1201”
to Mr. Paolo Federico:federico@cvast.tuwien.ac.at
The Vienna University of Technology aims for enhancing the number of
women in scientific positions and therefore particularly invites women
to apply. We encourage sending your application in electronic form.
Applicants are not entitled to claim reimbursement of traveling expenses
and/or other costs caused by the application procedures.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Silvia Miksch:
miksch@ifs.tuwien.ac.at

MORE INFO
Vienna University of Technology: http://www.tuwien.ac.at
Institute for Software Technology and Interactive Systems: http://www.isis.tuwien.ac.at
Information Engineering Group: http://ieg.ifs.tuwien.ac.at

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About Craig Anslow

Craig Anslow is a Lecturer in Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with research interests in software visualization.
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