News:2016-02-16: Job: PostDoc position in Information Visualization / Visual Analytics, Linnaeus University, Sweden

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Linnæus University seeks

PostDoc fellowship in Computer Science with specialization in Information Visualization and Visual Analytics

placed at Linnaeus University, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Technology, Växjö, Sweden

Job status: full time, no longer than a maximum of two years
Location: Växjö, Sweden
Subject Area: Computer Science with specialization in Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Reference number: 2016/727-2.2.1

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[edit] Duties

  1. Research within the fields of information visualization and visual analytics.
  2. Regularly present intermediate/final research results at international conferences and workshops, and publish them in conference proceedings and journals.
  3. Close collaboration with the other members in our interdisciplinary research environment as well as domain experts.
  4. At most 20% time can be dedicated to teaching and other departmental tasks.

[edit] Qualification requirements

The Postdoc position requires a PhD degree in Computer Science, or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD, and who has completed the degree no more than three years before the application deadline.

Eligibility for this position also requires that the doctoral thesis has a focus on information visualization, visual analytics, or closely related fields.

[edit] Assessment criteria

Excellent knowledge in the focused research areas of information visualization and visual analytics is a strong advantage. Good programming skills (Java, JavaScript, HTML5, WebGL/OpenGL) and a solid training in mathematics and computer graphics are highly preferred. Documented expertise and working experience within at least one of the following research and educational areas is a great advantage:

  1. (Multivariate/Temporal) network visualization
  2. Collaborative visual analysis and interaction
  3. Visual analytics of Big Data
  4. Multidimensional visualization techniques in combination with machine learning and/or data mining techniques
  5. Visual text analytics
  6. Experiences in specific application domains and their visualization needs, such as in systems biology, social sciences, etc.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required. Teamwork experiences should also be documented in the application. Since the subject is male-dominated, we encourage female applicants.

Applicants will be selected through a qualitative overall assessment of the competences and skills, assessed most suitable to conduct research and to contribute to a successful development of the research environment.

[edit] Further information

Professor Andreas Kerren, phone number: +46 470 767502, email: andreas.kerren AT lnu.se, or web page.

Application (in English) must be registered online no later than March 31, 2016. The application must include a cover letter, CV, degree certificates, a list of relevant publications (incl. theses, reports, etc.), and the contact information of three referees. In addition, a link to the candidate’s PhD thesis should be provided.

Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.

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