Research Associate / PhD Student in computer science

At TU Dresden, the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 248 „Foundations of Perspicuous Software Systems” invites applications for a position as
 
Research Associate / PhD Student
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is fixed-term to 31st of December 2022. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). Balancing family and career is an important issue. The post is basically suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. A part-time employment with 50% of the full time weekly hours is possible.

The Computer Science CRC 248 lays the scientific foundations for the cyber-physical systems of the future, enabling them to explain their functionality and behaviour (so-called Perspicuous Systems). We are researching a foundational and applicable theory of explications for all facets of system behaviour, as well as visual and verbal explanation methods for diverse user groups. More information can be found at www.perspicuous-computing.science.

As a member of the Interactive Media Lab Dresden you will be part of a successful team of experienced researchers of diverse backgrounds. You will work in the vibrant scientific environment of the CRC/TR 248 and TU Dresden, one of the leading German research universities. Dresden is a city highly worth living in with a rich cultural life and beautiful nature.

Activities and responsibilities

As a member of the project teams in projects E1, E4, and C4 of the Collaborative Research Center, you will be conducting research in the area of interactive visualization of models, information flows, and data of cyber-physical systems, for example as collaboratively used, scalable graph visualizations or immersive augmented reality data visualizations. The position is focussed on foundational research. Publication and presentation of research results at international venues is an important part of the work.

Qualification profile

We are looking for motivated and talented staff members with a very good university degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in computer science or a related area and specific background knowledge or prior experience in interactive information visualization and/or novel human-computer interaction or interactive visual computing. Candidates should be independent in organising their work, keen on working with teams of experts across projects, and fluent in English (oral and written).

Send application to

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please submit your comprehensive application (including CV and statement of research interest) by 14th of June 2019 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single PDF document to raimund.dachselt@tu-dresden.de or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Software- und Multimediatechnik, Professur für Multimedia-Technologie, Herrn Prof. Dr. Raimund Dachselt, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Reference to data protection: Your data protection rights, the purpose for which your data will be processed, as well as further information about data protection is available to you on the website: https://tu-dresden.de/karriere/datenschutzhinweis

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: E1, E4, C4

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