Research Associates / PostDocs (f/m/d) for the research project "AI and COVID: Explainabity and Decision Support through AI in Pandemics"
The University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, faculty of computer science (Fachbereich 4: Informatik), offers to the earliest possible date three Research Associate / Post Doc positions. The positions are offered on fixed term contracts till 31.12.2023. Employment on these contracts is regulated according to “Regelungen des Gesetzes über befristete Arbeitsverträge in der Wissenschaft (WissZeitVG)” and offers the possibility of succinct qualifications such as Habilitation and/or preparations for the position of (Junior) Professor. The positions come with teaching obiligations according to the „Landesverordnung über die Lehrverpflichtung an den Hochschulen (HLehrVO)“.
The positions are within the project “AI and COVID: Explainabity and Decision Support through AI in Pandemics”. The project is part of a wider project initiative of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate to strengthen the digitalisation at universities.
Since the project AI and COVID is interdisciplinary, the positions are located within different institutes and with particular research focus, while at the same time all positions collaborate on the common tasks.
For this interdisciplinary research project, we seek three
Research Associates - PostDocs (m/f/d)
Common Tasks are:
Studying and monitoring related literature and research activities continuously
Researching methods and tools for the analysis of structured and unstructured data sets that form the knowledge base
Contributing to the overall AI based system. The task of the system it twofold, on the one hand it is providing advice and rules of conduct to the general public to reduce the COVID-19 infection risk. On the other hand it supports public health services, civil protection and emergency services in identifying measures to handle and reduce pandemic risks.
Contributing to the overall architecture and collaborate in the integration of the overall AI-system
Contributing to studying the user requirements and acceptance of the overall AI systems
A degree and PhD in computer science, information systems or equivalent subject areas.
Genuine interest in mix-method research on data intensive AI based systems and user centric methods.
Team players that are creative and open minded, take responsibility and are career oriented.
Genuine interest in teaching and working with students
Excellent English and German (written and spoken)
We are offering:
A creative, varied and internationally renowned environment
An exciting and interdisciplinary research domain with a cutting-edge theme
Support for your scientific and academic development as PostDoc
A technically well-equipped Campus (e.g. with a recently established cutting edge cloud infrastructure – DFG Cloud) in one of the most liveable regions of Germany
Women with equal qualification, equivalent technical skills and capabilities will be given preference as long as there is no equivalent gender representation. This does not apply if there are other important reasons within the applicant that supersede the gender-equality rule. Disabled applicants with equal qualifications also have preference.
For further questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Maria A. Wimmer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please send your full application (including CV, full list of publications, academic achievements, academic certificates, etc.) until 30.06.2021 with reference Ko 29/2021 via email email@example.com Please attach your application and full documentation as one single PDF. Applications after the deadline can only be considered if the position is not filled. All data will be handled according data protection rules and regulations. There will be no initial acknowledgement for your application.