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The University of Konstanz, with its Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.

The Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Konstanz in Germany is seeking applications for a Post-Doc Position in the area of data analysis and visualization
(Prof. Keim).

The full-time position is available as soon as possible and granted only for a limited period.

In principle, this position can be divided into two half-time positions.

We are searching for motivated employees with a Ph.D in computer science as well as knowledge in the area of data analysis and/or visualization. The job responsibilities include research and organization within the DFG strategic research initiative “Scalable Visual Analytics”.

The responsibilities of the PostDoc researcher include independent research as well as the scientific coordination of the strategic research initiative (SPP) in close cooperation with the program committee. It is expected that the successful candidate will increase the international visibility and interdisciplinary collaborations of the SPP. Candidates should have experience in the areas data analysis and visualization and should be willing to face the challenges of scientific work in interesting data analysis and visualization projects.

We offer a pleasant working atmosphere in a motivated, cooperative, and technically well equipped working environment, excellent professional and personal development possibilities, interesting research projects, foreign exchange programs and excellent industry contacts. The chair has a number of ongoing DFG, BMBF, EU and industrial projects and is part of the faculty of computer and information science with a unique focus: Along with the DFG graduate school “Explorative Analysis and Visualization of Large Information Spaces”, the faculty also hosts the Konstanz Powerwall.

The classification is determined by the regulations of TV-L (depending on personal prerequisites up to salary scale 14).

The University of Konstanz encourages disabled persons to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +49(0)7531/88–4895).

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz has been certified as a family-friendly institution by the Hertie Foundation. The University is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz offers a “Dual Career Couples Program“. Information can be obtained from: www.uni-konstanz.de/dcc .

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Keim by e-mail.

Please send your application together with curriculum vitae, publication list, and reference letter(s) including reference number 2012/189 by October 8th, 2012, at the latest, to Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Keim, Department of Computer and Information Science, POB 78, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz.


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