Post-Doc Researcher in the field of VR-Interaction

ArbeitsortMagdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland


Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Dezernat Personalwesen Postfach 4120, 39016 Magdeburg (Germany) bewerbung [at] ovgu[.]de Post-Doc Researcher in the field of VR-Interaction Faculty of Computer Science, Department of Simulation and Graphics, Computer-Assisted Surgery Group Salary Scale:
Date commencing: Fixed term until: Contract status: 14 TV-L next possible date 3 years 100 % Vacancy Notice 178/2018 The Otto-von-GuerickeUniversity Magdeburg seeks -subject to allocation of fundsto fill the following vacancy:
Within the framework of a BMBF-funded project, collaborative VR interaction and visualization techniques are to be investigated.
New tracking technologies will be used to record the positions of distributed users. Based on a series of surgical problems, highly-immersive surgical VR training scenarios will be developed and subsequently evaluated clinically.
Project partners include Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA) and the University Hospital of Mainz (Germany). The project is embedded in numerous other research activities in the field of VR and visualization in medicine.
Requirements for Employment:
  • Master or Diploma degree and PhD in Computer Science or a comparable subject - Programming experience in Unity and C/C++ - Knowledge in the field of virtual reality and human-computer interaction Experience in planning, conducting and evaluating user studies and an interest in working with physicians is also an advantage.
    The positions are located at the Faculty of Computer Science (Computer-Assisted Surgery Group and Visualization Group) and at the research campus STIMULATE . The possibility for a habilitation is given and is supported accordingly. If you have any questions regarding the content of the advertised position, please contact Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Hansen ( christian.hansen [at] ovgu[.]de ) . Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise.
    The Otto von Guericke University aims to increase the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages women to apply.
    According to the new "Federal Data Protection Act" and the "General Data Protection Regulation", an applicant has to agree that the transferred data is stored and processed, but only for the purpose for which it has been transferred.
    Please agree to the Federal Data Protection Act as well as the General Data Protection Regulation by mail or post.
    You can revoke your consent at any time. Thank you. Please send your complete application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) quoting reference number 178/2018 by August 7 th , 2018 (date of receipt of application) to the address below:

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