VISUS posts open positions here as they arise.


The Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS) and the Visualization Research Center (VISUS) of the University of Stuttgart, Germany invite applications for positions for

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

in Visual Analytics and Scientific Visualization in the following areas and projects:

  1. Visualization of Droplet Liquid Interaction (PhD)
    as part of the International Research Training Group DROPIT

  2. Quantifying Visual Computing Systems (PhD)
    as part of the Collaborative Research Center SFB-TRR 161

  3. Flow Visualization (Postdoc)
    performing independent research supporting our projects in multi-phase flow visualization in the context of the Collaborative Research Center SFB-TRR 75 “Droplet Dynamics Under Extreme Ambient Conditions” and the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2075 “Data-integrated Simulation Science”

VIS and VISUS are vibrant places for internationally recognized research in visualization, visual analytics, VR&AR, computer vision and HCI offering great opportunities for discussion and collaboration with many other researchers in a wide range of disciplines in an excellent technically-oriented university. The city of Stuttgart and its vicinity are well-known for providing an attractive, diverse, and open environment for work and live close to cultural highlights and recreational offers.

Applicants should have completed a M.Sc. (or a PhD in case of the Postdoc positions) or equivalent degree in computer science or a closely related discipline with very good results. We expect previous experience in visual analytics, visualization, computer graphics, or visual computing - ideally, also in the research areas of the projects listed above – as well as excellent programming skills and a high level of proficiency in both spoken and written English. Applicants will be offered a 3-year contract as full-time research assistant (TV-L 13) in the VIS or VISUS groups under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Ertl (

Please send your application (cover letter, academic CV, letter of motivation indicating your favorite project(s), degree certificates and transcripts of records from Bachelor/Master, names of potential academic referees) in a single PDF file (up to 10 MB) to We will be starting evaluating the applications on October 7th, 2019. The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications by women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

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