PhD position in geoinformation

The Geoinformation Group at TU Vienna in Austria is looking for a PhD Student, starting the earliest possible (voraussichtlich ab 3. Februar 2020 zu besetzen).
We welcome applications from students that are enthusiastic about working in the area of Human-Computer Interaction and Geographic Information Science. During this 4 years position, the main focus will be on spatial interaction modalities and human activity recognition using a variety of sensors. The research is expected to lead to publications and a PhD dissertation for the student.

Qualifications and Skills
The ideal candidate must have an academic degree (Master Degree or equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g., Geographic Information Science, Computer Science, Media Informatics, Information Science), as well as strong research interests in Geographic Information Science and Human-Computer Interaction.
Good programming skills (e.g., C#, Python) and analytical thinking are required. Experience in Machine Learning and Empirical Research is highly desirable. Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: AR/VR, Unity, Eye Tracking. Furthermore, the candidate must have good communication skills in English (oral and written) and be a team player.

Contract information
· 4 years position not tied to a project
· 30h/week employment
· Minimum 2.148,40 Euro gross (14 x per year)

Application Documents
· Motivation letter
· A Curriculum Vitae
· A copy of education degrees: e.g. bachelor degree, master degree, etc.
· Course transcripts, GPA (grade point average)
· Reference letters are welcome

Application Deadline: 7. January 2020

Please send your application documents (one file) to barbara.triebl-kraus@tuwien.ac.at
If you have any questions, you can write to geoinfo@geo.tuwien.ac.at 
Web: geoinfo.geo.tuwien.ac.at
Twitter: geoinfo_tuv
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