Research Associate Research focus on Scientific Visualisation

Dresden, (DE)
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Software and Multimedia Technology, the Chair of Computer Graphics and Visualisation (Prof. Gumhold) invites applications for a 

Research Associate
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

The position is to be filled on 1st of January 2019 and will be offered until 30th of September 2021. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD). 

Tasks: The position comes with a teaching load, according to the DAVOHS. Research focuses on Scientific Visualisation within the interdisciplinary Competence Center for Scalable Data Services and Solutions (ScaDS). In close collaboration with the Interactive Media Lab Dresden and with researchers from the material sciences, climate research and the life sciences, new visual analysis methods for data ensembles and for cross-scale data are to be researched. This requires intensive interdisciplinary communication with the project partners. 

Requirements: Excellent university degree (Master or equivalent) in the field of Computer Science preferably with a specialisation on visualisation or visual computing; ability to work independently and target-oriented in a team, high commitment; fluent in English language to write excellent papers and to participate in international conferences; interest in interdisciplinary cooperation with partners. Knowledge in usage and calibration of sensors as well as in the implementation with C++ and of GPUs is appreciated.

We offer: a diversified, topical and challenging research position with your own scope for design in an interdisciplinary team of young researchers; participation in conferences for research exchange, excellent contacts to partners from research and industry; independent organisation of the research work.  

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

Please submit your comprehensive application (including the including CV, a short summary of Master thesis and a statement of research interest) by 22nd of November 2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Software- und Multimediatechnik, Professur für Computergraphik und Visualisierung, Herrn Prof. Dr. Stefan Gumhold, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed. 
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