New Post-Doctoral Position Opening

University of Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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 some of the fields related to the research themes of the IGS group. This couldinclude, but is not limited to: medical training systems, virtual/augmented reality, physically-based simulation, or 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 IGSgroup, 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. Some 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 areexpected to assume active roles in research projects, and in supervision of junior researchers and students. Responsibilities also include minor teaching requirements. The research directions of the position are flexibleto be defined in accordance with the interest of a successful candidate and the interests of the group.

The position is open immediately until filled, with applications being reviewed on an ongoing basis. It is offered for the duration of two years, with a potential for extension, on the level of non-permanent university research staff. Salaries are internationally competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience.

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

Please feel free to get in contact in case of questions. We are lookingforward to hearing from you.


Prof. Dr. Matthias HardersInteractive Graphics and Simulation GroupDepartment of Computer ScienceUniversity of InnsbruckTechnikerstrasse 21 A6020 InnsbruckAustria

Phone: +43 (0)512 507 53338