The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a
Reference number: 7804
The Research Group Multimedia Systems at the Faculty of Computer Science is looking for highly motivated research assistants, PhD candidates. We are offering an excellent working environment in a young, creative, highly motivated, and international team, manifold opportunities for personal development, the possibility to take responsibility in research projects at an early stage, the opportunity for research stays abroad, excellent industrial contacts, and an intensive support in the course of a dissertation.
Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30.0 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
Duties include: Participation in research projects; project management, if qualified; working on a dissertation - we expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months; publication of research results; contributing to research project proposals; contributing to technology transfer projects. Research topics are: Semantics in Multimedia, Multimedia Content Management, Mobile and Multimedia Systems, Audio and Video Technologies, Digital Libraries, Internet-of-Things, next generation Web-infrastructure. Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement. Participation in administration.
Qualifications required: Master in Computer Science, or Media Technologies or Business Informatics (or equivalent qualification, with a strong focus on Computer Science) with excellent marks. Excellent German and English language skills. Strong motivation to work in a team environment. Strong motivation to publish at top refereed conferences/journals. Perseverance, focus, integrity, ability to make things done, leadership in organization and partnership/communication with other project teams.
Main research field
|Special research fields||Importance|
|Knowledge engineering;Practical computer science;Software development;Information systems;Semantic technologies;Distributed systems;Web engineering||MUST|
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 03.08.2017, mentioning reference number 7804.
For further information please contact Klas, Wolfgang +43-1-4277-78810.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 7804