New Post-Doctoral Position Opening (University of Inssbruck)

Wednesday 19th August 2020

Closing Date: September 20th, 2020

The Interactive Graphics and Simulation (IGS) Group, established in 2014 at University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for the position of a full-time post-doctoral researcher.

We are seeking a highly-qualified individual with interest and skill in fields related to the research themes of the IGS group. This could include, but is not limited to: medical training systems, virtual/augmented reality, physically-based simulation, computer haptics.

Candidates should have earned a doctoral degree in a relevant field 
(Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Mechatronics, or other related areas), possess a publication record commensurate with experience, and have demonstrated strengths in some of the interest domains of the IGS group, as outlined above. Knowledge and experience in programming in C/C++ is required, as well as a good level in English, both written and spoken. Experience in teaching and project management is a benefit.

We seek a candidate showing enthusiasm for leading-edge research, team spirit, and capability for independent problem-solving. Applicants are expected to assume active roles in research projects, and in supervision of junior researchers and students. Responsibilities also include teaching at Bachelor and Master level. The research directions will be defined in accordance with the interests of the candidate and the research group.

The position is open immediately, with applications being reviewed on an ongoing basis. The initial stage deadline is September 20th, 2020. The position is offered for a duration of up to six years, on the level of non-permanent university research staff. Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience.

Candidates should send electronically a motivation letter, a research statement, their curriculum vitae with a publication list, URLs to 2-3 selected publications (online only), contact information of at least three references, and scans of relevant degree documents. The compiled material should be sent in PDF format to:

Please feel free to get in contact in case of questions. A description of the opening in PDF format can be found here:

We are looking forward to hearing from you. 

Prof. Dr. Matthias Harders
Interactive Graphics and Simulation Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Innsbruck
Technikerstrasse 21 A
6020 Innsbruck

Phone: +43 (0)512 507 53338

Organization University of Innsbruck
Location Innsbruck, Austria
Title New Post-Doctoral Position Opening
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