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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)”: https://www.intcdc.uni-stuttgart.de/

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@visus.uni-stuttgart.de), Prof. Dr. Michael Sedlmair (michael.sedlmair@visus.uni-stuttgart.de), or Prof. Dr. Daniel Weiskopf (weiskopf@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@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: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/

The junior research group (led by Dr. Kuno Kurzhals) at the Visualization Research Center at the University of Stuttgart (VISUS), Germany, is looking to fill a position for a PhD student:

PhD Research Position in Computer Science (f/m/d)

(German Federal pay scale TV-L 13, full-time, temporary)

The position is available until the 30.06.2022 with an option for extension, starting from 01.11.2021, or by agreement.

Description

The position is in the field of Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction.

The Visualization Research Center at the University of Stuttgart (VISUS) is closely connected to the cluster of excellence “Integrative Computational Design and Construction for Architecture (IntCDC)”. Within the cluster, we are looking to fill a position in the project:

Eye Tracking for Architectural Design and Construction

We expect applicants to conduct research in developing and evaluating visual interfaces for the support of work processes in the cluster.

Responsibilities Your Competences We Offer
  • Research with focus on visualization, eye tracking for evaluation, and gaze-based interaction

  • Writing and publishing research results

  • Supervising student projects

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English language

  • 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, or empirical studies

  • Excellent programming skills for research prototyping, strong motivation, and teamwork ability

  •  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@visus.uni-stuttgart.de). Please send your application 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 17.10.2021 to jobs@visus.uni-stuttgart.de.

Information on the research group: https://www.visus.uni-stuttgart.de/  and the cluster of excellence: https://www.intcdc.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: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/.

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