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Open PhD Position

Application Deadline: 1. March 2020

The Geoinformation Group at TU Vienna in Austria is looking for a PhD Student, starting the earliest possible.

We welcome applications from students that are enthusiastic about working in the area of Human-Computer Interaction and Geographic Information Science. During this 4 years position, the main focus will be on spatial interaction modalities and human activity recognition using a variety of sensors. The research is expected to lead to publications and a PhD dissertation for the student. 

Qualifications and Skills 

The ideal candidate must have an academic degree (Master Degree or equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g., Geographic Information Science, Computer Science, Media Informatics, Information Science), as well as strong research interests in Geographic Information Science and Human-Computer Interaction.

Good programming skills (e.g., C#, Python) and analytical thinking are required. Experience in Machine Learning and Empirical Research is highly desirable. Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: AR/VR, Unity, Eye Tracking. Furthermore, the candidate must have good communication skills in English (oral and written) and be a team player.

Contract information

  • 4 years position not tied to a project
  • 30h/week employment
  • Minimum 2.148,38 Euro gross (14 x per year)

Application Documents

  • Motivation letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae 
  • A copy of education degrees: e.g. bachelor degree, master degree, etc.
  • Course transcripts, GPA (grade point average) 
  • Reference letters are welcome


Application Deadline: 1. March 2020


Please send your application documents (one file) to 

If you have any questions, you can write to 

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