Visualization Researcher (f/m/d) with focus on Big Life Science Data
VRVis is a well-known Austrian research institute in the field of Visual Computing. To support our Biomedical Image Informatics group, we are looking to permanently hire an application-oriented researcher with a Master’s or a PhD-degree in computer sciences, bioinformatics, information systems, or a related field, and experience with Big Data.
In close collaboration with one of our company partners in the field of neuroscientific pharmacological research we are working on task-driven, web-based frameworks that incorporate visual analytics methods to explore heterogeneous neurobiological data, and are looking for your support.
Your main tasks will cover
Develop novel, as well as extend existing, neuroscientific web-based visual analytic solutions in close collaboration with our company partner
Work with novel biological data, especially in the field of Next Generation Sequencing
Present and publicize results
Support the team leader in obtaining external funding from industry
What you will bring to the team
Experience in applied visual analytics and visualization research (and a feeling for good design)
Experience in programming application interfaces (e.g. GO, C++, etc.) or willingness to get into it
Interest in heterogeneous neuroscientific data (basic experience in neuroscience or RNA sequencing data would be a plus)
English communication and (scientific) writing skills (additional German would be a plus)
What we offer in return
Salary according to collective labor agreement (IT-Kollektivvertrag), i.e. monthly min. 3,094.- EUR plus bonus, and overpay depending on qualification and previous professional experience up to 3,945.90 EUR gross
Permanent position, starting asap in 2021
Location: Vienna, Austria with easy access to office by means of public transport
Flexible working hours, well-equipped workplace
Very friendly and supportive work atmosphere
Excellent professional support by our team
Opportunity to publish your research and travel to international conferences
Application deadline: 15.11.2021
We especially encourage female candidates to apply, for we wish to actively counter the lack of female researchers in the visual computing field. Therefore, in cases of equal qualification, preference is given to female candidates.
Please forward your CV and application statement including preferred start date directly to: