The University of Vienna is inviting
applications for three positions of
Research Assistants/PhD Positions
at the Research Group Multimedia Information Systems
*Reference Number: 4198
*Number of Positions: 3
The Research Group Multimedia Systems (headed by Prof. Dr.
at the Faculty of Computer Science is looking for highly motivated
research assistants, PhD candidates. We are offering an excellent
working environment in a young, creative, highly motivated, and
international team, manifold opportunities for personal
the possibility to take responsibility in research projects at an
stage, the opportunity for research stays abroad, excellent
contacts, and an intensive support in the course of a
*Extent of Employment: 4 years, 30 hours/week.
Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining
§48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc). On top of this relevant
experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.
*Areas of work:
Duties include: Participation in research projects; project
if qualified; dissertation; publication of research results;
to research proposals. Research topics are: Semantics in
Multimedia Content Management, Mobile and Multimedia Systems,
and Video Technologies, Digital Libraries. Teaching courses as
upon in the collective contract of the University. Participation
Qualifications required: Master in Computer Science, or Media
or Business Informatics (with a strong focus on Computer Science)
excellent marks. Excellent German and English language skills.
motivation to work in a team environment. Strong motivation to
at top refereed conferences/journals. Perseverance, focus,
ability to make things done, leadership in organization and
communication with other project teams.
Additional skills: Teaching and working with students. Excellent
in the fields of multimedia systems, digital media technologies,
particular classification and identification of video and audio
semantic analysis of music, video encoding and processing
C, C++, mobile computing, Web-technologies, databases, formal
methods in CS.
Proven interest in scientific work and in scientific publishing.
in various application areas of Computer Science.
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English)
be sent via Job Center to the University of Vienna
no later than 07.08.2013 and be referenced to the identification
The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women
faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore
invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants
will receive preferential consideration.
Fakultät für Informatik
Research Group Multimedia Information Systems
Währinger Straße 29/5.22, A-1090 Wien, AUSTRIA