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The Department of Geoinformatics offers a scientific senior researcher position within the research group “ Geo-Social Analytics Lab”.

Job profile:

  1. Collaboration in international research projects
    1. Acquisition of research funding (conceiving and writing grant proposals)
    2. Project lead and supervision
  2. Research in geospatial machine learning and artificial intelligence
    1. Analysis of user-generated data like geo-social media posts or physiological measurements, information fusion
    2. Semantic topic modelling using AI methods
    3. Sentiment Analysis (emotion and opinion mining in text data)
  3. Application contexts: disaster management, humanitarian aid, epidemiology, urban planning

The researcher will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and educators in the field of Geographic Information Science and Geoinformatics.

  1. Start of the position: ASAP
  2. Duration of contract: 2 years (extension possible and envisaged)
  3. Weekly working hours: 30-40 h
  4. Professional level:
    1. Preferred: postdoctoral (holding a PhD degree)
    2. Possible: predoctoral (holding an MSc degree) with exceptional qualification
  5. Working hours: to be arranged

Candidates are required to hold a degree in the field of artificial intelligence, data science, geoinformatics, computer science, information management or a related discipline. Moreover, an excellent research and publication record, and the ability to work independently and in teams are mandatory.

Details see pdf: English | German

If you are interested in this position, please contact Prof. Dr. Bernd Resch () or by phone: +43-662-8044-7551.

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