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Junior-Professorship (W1) "Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality"
Published(796 days ago)
Deadline for applications(765 days ago)
University of StuttgartStuttgart
Junior-Professorship (W1 with Tenure Track)
"Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality"
VISUALIZATION RESEARCH CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART I AT THE
The new professor is expected to cover the field of Augmented
Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) and its applications to interactive
visualization in research and teaching. The position will be established
as part of the Visualization Research Center of the University of Stuttgart
(VISUS), a central research facility of the University, and will be integrated
into the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,
and Information Technology.
We are looking for a person with excellent international reputation
willing to advance research in AR/VR in the interdisciplinary interplay
with natural sciences, engineering, and humanities. Expertise in
several of the following areas, each with direct relationship to AR/VR,
Augmented-reality and virtual-reality systems
Real-time rendering for high-resolution and large displays
Tracking and scene reconstruction
Perception and cognition, evaluation methods
AR/VR applications (e.g. software-based production, industry 4.0,
architecture, virtual research environments, medicine, eHealth,
eGovernment, immersive visual analytics)
We encourage excellent young scientists in related areas of visualization,
computer graphics, and human-computer interaction to apply.
We expect significant contributions to teaching in the (German language)
Bachelor and Master programs of the Department of
Computer Science as well as active acquisition of third party funding
and involvement in collaborative research projects. The Visualization
Research Center is substantially involved in the collaborative research
center SFB/Transregio 161 "Quantitative Methods for Visual Computing",
in the Cluster of Excellence "Simulation Technology", and several
other collaborative research centers. The announced position is one
of ten new professorships that are being installed at the Universities
of Stuttgart and Tübingen as part of the Cyber Valley initiative, a
research alliance in the field of intelligent systems.
The Junior-Professorship is supported by the Carl Zeiss Foundation and
initially limited to 6 years. According to the terms of the University‘s
quality assurance act for tenure track professorships, the W1 position
will be converted to a permanent W3 professorship after successful
evaluation. The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50
Baden-Württemberg university law apply.
Applicants are asked to send their detailed curriculum vitae, copies
of certificates, list of publications, research and teaching statement,
reprints of three to five selected publications, and the application
form by email no later than 15.07.2017 to:
Prof. Dr. Rothermel
Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science,
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
For additional information and the application form, please visit: http://www.f-iei.uni-stuttgart.de/news/Faculty_Positionx_xAugmen-
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The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from
women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given
preference in case of equal qualifications.