In accordance with §107 Section 1 of the Universities Act 2002, the Alpen-Adria-Universität
Klagenfurt, Austria, Europe is seeking to make the following appointment:
PreDoc Scientist f/m (in German: Universitätsassistent/in) fully funded 4year contract
at the Control of Networked Systems Group, Institute of Smart System-Technologies, Faculty
of Technical Sciences (temporary contract for 4 years, scheme B1, 100% employment). The
minimum gross monthly salary for this assignment amounts to € 2.696,50 (14 x p.a.) and can
increase in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement in the case of consideration
of previous occupational experience. The scheduled start of the employment is October 1st, 2016.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contributing to the tasks of the Institute in research and teaching of the research group
"Control of Networked Systems"
Independent research with the aim to submit a dissertation and acquire the PhD
Participation in administrative and organizational tasks of the Institute and in university
Assistance in public relations activities of institute and faculty
In the “Control of Networked Systems” Group research is being conducted in state estimation,
cooperative visual perception, and multi-modal sensor fusion for mobile networked systems. The
group publishes in internationally high-ranking journals and conference proceedings. We also
cooperate with renowned international partners from science and industry, mainly in the USA,
Australia, and in Europe. Our teaching areas encompass Control, Systems Theory, Control of
Autonomous Systems and Vision-Based State Estimation. Our young research group provides a
highly dynamic, familiar and friendly attitude and thus a collaborative and inspiring work
environment with highly modern infrastructure, which is still expanding.
A university degree (Master or Diplom-Ingenieur) in the field of electrical engineering and
information technology or computer science, graded with excellent academic success. The
degree must be completed by the time of employment.
Proven knowledge and extensive experience in at least one of the following areas:
Probabilistic state estimation, vision-based navigation, multi-modal sensor fusion
Proven programming skills in Matlab, C/C++, ROS
Good knowledge of cooperative software development with GIT, SVN
Fluent in English both spoken and written
Additional Qualifications/Nice to have
Fluent in German both spoken and written
Scientific publications in one or more of the above areas
Relevant international or practical experience
Social and communication skills, ability to work independently
Basic experience in teaching and research projects
This position serves the purposes of the vocational and scientific education of graduates of Master`s
or Diploma study programs and set the goal of completing a Doctoral degree / a Ph.D. in Technical
Sciences. Thus, applications of persons who have already completed a subject-specific Doctoral
degree or a subject-relevant Ph.D. program cannot be considered.
The Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt intends to increase the number of women on its faculty,
particularly high-level positions, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among
equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration. People with disabilities
or chronic diseases who are qualified are explicitly invited to apply.
The application must be submitted electronically in pdf format to the Alpen-Adria-Universität
Klagenfurt, Dekanatekanzlei /Recruiting using the code 550/16 via the link
www.aau.at/obf. The application must be written in English and include a letter of motivation, the
curriculum vitae (with photo and information about the degrees including date/place/grade, the experience
acquired, the thesis title, the list of publications if any and any other relevant information), copy of the
degree certificates and transcripts of the courses, and any certificate that can prove the fulfillment of the
required qualifications (e.g., the submission of the final thesis/dissertation if required by the study program).
===== The deadline for the applications is September 28, 2016 =====
Further information can be obtained on this website www.aau.at/jobs/information or by contacting
Professor Stephan Weiss (email@example.com, Tel.: +43 463/2700-3571). Short-listed candidates
will be invited to an interview. Travel and accommodation expenses cannot be refunded.