[Elsnet-list] Assistant Professor Position in New Media Technology (Vienna, Austria)

Arno Scharl scharl at modul.ac.at
Wed Aug 13 10:42:25 CEST 2014

Position Announcement - August 2014
(Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Position)

http://lk.weblyzard.com/assistant-professor [PDF Version]

MODUL University Vienna is an international university located on top of Kahlenberg with a panoramic view over the City of Vienna. The Department of New Media Technology is seeking an outstanding young scholar to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and collaboratively advance the state of the art in one or more of the following disciplines: Web Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Extraction, Visual Analytics, Semantic Search, Linked Data.

We invite you to participate in award-winning international research and become part of a young and interdisciplinary team – additional information on our research projects is available at www.decarbonet.eu, www.pheme.eu, www.ucomp.eu and www.weblyzard.com/research. The successful candidate will teach courses in undergraduate and graduate programs offered by MODUL University Vienna (www.modul.ac.at/study-programs).  The teaching load for this position is five weekly units per semester – one unit equals 45 minutes in the class room.  

Essential Qualifications

** Doctorate in business informatics, computer science, management information systems, business administration, or a closely related field.
** Outstanding track record in terms of publications and research project experience.
** Strong analytical skills; ability to supervise and participate in software development efforts.
** Teaching experience and commitment to conduct engaging lectures and seminars.
** Excellent written and spoken English (German is not a requirement).

Salary and Application Process

The position remains open until filled; the review of applications will commence in March 2014. MU Vienna offers five-year contracts with the option to renew after a performance evaluation. The initial salary is EUR 55,000 before taxes, with additional remuneration for extra teaching and outstanding scholarship. MU Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Please send your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of publications to maximilian.lang at modul.ac.at (in English or German; preferably as a single PDF file not exceeding 8 MB).

Prof. DDr. Arno Scharl
MODUL University Vienna
Department of New Media Technology
Am Kahlenberg 1, 1190 Vienna, Austria
(email) scharl at modul.ac.at
(web) www.modul.ac.at/nmt
(twitter) @weblyzard

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