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Open research position at Media University Stuttgart, Germany

From: Gottfried Zimmermann <zimmermann@accesstechnologiesgroup.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 09:01:21 +0100
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The Media University Stuttgart is offering an academic position for research
work in the European Cloud4All project.  Please refer to the following text
which is an unofficial translation of the original German text at
http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/aktuell/hdmstellenangebote/view_stelle?ide=stell
e20111108135941. 

 

Thanks,

Gottfried

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 Prof. Dr. Gottfried Zimmermann

Access Technologies Group, Germany

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Open position: ACADEMIC STAFF (RESEARCH)

 

Faculty of print & media, Media University Stuttgart

 

Salary: EG 13 TV-L

 

Job description:

 

The Media University in Stuttgart educates media specialists in all areas of
business and public sector. The faculty of print and media has an open
full-time position in the degree program for mobile media, to be occupied as
soon as possible:

 

Academic staff (research)

Salary according to 13 TV-L, code WS111202AM

 

The position is initially limited to three years. An opportunity for joining
a doctoral program may be provided. The position may also be occupied by
several part-time staff.

 

The candidate will be working in a European research project on adaptations
of user interfaces based on user profiles. The project will develop concepts
and prototypes that make future applications on various platforms
(especially on the Web) adaptive and more accessible, especially for older
people and people with disabilities.

 

Applicants should have the following degrees, knowledge and skills:

 

.          Diploma or master degree in media informatics, computer science,
information design, psychology or a related subject

.          Sound knowledge and experience in human-computer interaction,
particularly in accessibility and in dealing with older people and people
with disabilities

.          In-depth programming knowledge and experience, especially web
programming (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

.          Good knowledge of English (the project will communicate in
English)

.          Advantageous: Knowledge in the field of machine learning and
statistical learning methods

 

For content questions please refer to Prof. Dr. Gottfried Zimmermann (phone
+49 711 8923-2751, email zimmermanng@hdm-stuttgart.de). 

 

Applications from people with disabilities are given preference if equally
qualified.

 

The Media University Stuttgart aims to increase the proportion of women
among academic staff and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to
apply.

 

Please send your application with relevant documents, quoting the code
"WS111202AM", by email to the Head of the Human Resource Department, Mr.
Hans-Werner Pils, pils@hdm-stuttgart.de. 

 

Closing date: Nov. 26, 2011

 
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