PhD position - Vienna Austria
Posted: 31 January 2013 09:52 AM   [ Ignore ]
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PhD position in Vienna, Austria:
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The Multimedia Information Systems Research Group at the University of Vienna,
Austria, is seeking to recruit a

RESEARCH ASSISTANT
in the field of multimedia retrieval.

Description of the post
You will work on a project funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF)
and focused on video mining in media repositories. This is an inter-university project of
the Technical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna, Austria. The main
objective is the detection of unusual and, thus, potentially interesting sequences in large
video collections. Core components include dynamic feature selection, multimodal
sequence representation, and data mining and clustering. Candidates should be qualified
for and willing to perform state-of-the-art research, and to acquire a PhD degree in one of
the above topics.

We offer a great working atmosphere as well as remuneration according to the collective
bargaining agreement §48 VwGr. B1 (praedoc), 30hours/week for a maximum of the full
project time (3 years).

Requirement profile
• Outstanding Master or Diploma thesis in Computer Science or related field
• Experience in visual-based media analysis and retrieval
• Excellent English language skills

Additional qualification profile
• Project experience
• Experience in data clustering and mining
• Ability to work independently and in team
• Basic German language skills are of advance

Your application should include the following documents
(preferably as one PDF document)

• Letter of intent
• Scientific CV
• Abstract of Master’s thesis
• Certificates
• List of publications (if available)
• References (if available)

The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring
diversity in all campus employment.

Application deadline: The position is open until filled.

Contact: Dr. Maia Zaharieva (maia.zaharieva ’at’ univie.ac.at)

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