2011-10-16: Job: PostDoc/PhD position at University Bonn, in cooperation with Fraunhofer IAIS

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Preliminary job announcement

The Computer Science Department (Informatik III) of the University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for the following position Researcher (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) - visual and algorithmic analysis of movement and event data – (PostDoctoral researcher or PhD student)

The position is funded by DFG Priority research programme on visual analytics (SPP 1335). The position is a part of the joint research group of the University of Bonn and Fraunhofer Institute IAIS, which focuses on visual analytics and knowledge discovery in databases. The group has an excellent record of international projects, scientific results, and publications at prestigious conferences and in highly reputed journals.

The candidate would elaborate and develop scalable visual and algorithmic methods for the analysis of different types of spatiotemporal data (movement data, events, spatial time series), which will be capable to deal with the high complexity of geographical space, time, and multidimensional attributes. The candidate is expected to have completed a Diploma, Master degree, or (preferably) PhD in Computer Science and proven capabilities in software engineering (Java, SQL) and algorithms. Knowledge of Data Mining and Information Visualization is a prerequisite. Knowledge of GPU programming, Geographical Information Systems and practical handling of spatiotemporal data is an advantage. The candidate should be fluent in English and have good writing skills. For non-German speakers gradual learning of the German language is required.

The position is available for an initial period of 24 months, with possible extension till 3 years. Anticipated start date is January-April 2012. Salary is according to EG 13, TV-öD. The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Preference will be given to suitably qualified women or handicapped people, all other conditions being equal.

Applicants are expected to submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a list of course marks, publication list, and the names and addresses of two persons who are willing to provide letters of reference upon request.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Professor Dr. Stefan Wrobel Stefan.Wrobel@iais.fraunhofer.de and Dr. Gennady Andrienko: Gennady.Andrienko@iais.fraunhofer.de



      • the position is already taken (Nov 27, 2011)