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Dear researcher,

We are happy to announce an open position for a researcher at PostDoc 
level at the Department of Computational Perception ( of 
the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (

We are looking for outstanding scientists to work in the exciting 
research project "Social Media Mining for Multimodal Music Retrieval" 

For this project, we are seeking creative and highly motivated 
researchers with a strong background, underlined by several publications 
in top-tier journals/conferences of their research field(s). Applicants 
are required to show expertise in one or more of the following areas:
- social media analysis and mining
- multimedia processing and retrieval
- recommender systems (in particular, hybrid and context-aware)
- user interfaces, information visualization, and HCI (preferably 
experience with intelligent music browsing interfaces)

Preference will be given to candidates who combine expertise in several 
fields mentioned above.
Further vital requirements are creativity, motivation, ability to carry 
out research independently, and excellent skills in English.
The successful applicant will be given a lot of freedom in pursuing 
research, within the scope of the project. He or she will be allowed to 
work in a creative environment, within an excellent research team with 
many international connections. Moreover, we offer flexible working 
times and the opportunity to present research results in an 
international context.

The employment will preferably start in January 2014, its duration will 
be 22 months (including a probation period of 6 months).
The salary will amount to about EUR 47,700 per year (pre-tax).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via 
[log in to unmask] To apply, please send your application including 
CV, list of publications, 1-3 substantial and related publication(s), 
and any other material you consider interesting via email to: 
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Dr. Markus Schedl
Department of Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler University (JKU)
Altenberger Strasse 69
A-4040 Linz

Phone: +43 732 2468 4716

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