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The Department of New Media Technology of MODUL University Vienna is
seeking two outstanding candidates for joining the faculty as Assistant
Professors of New Media Technology. MODUL University Vienna is a recently
founded international university located on top of Kahlenberg, a scenic
hill overlooking Vienna. It combines a strong academic foundation with
state-of-the-art curricula and a commitment to innovation and
sustainability as key drivers of success in a dynamic and knowledge-based
society. Appointees are expected to make significant contributions to the
university's teaching and research activities.


** Doctoral degree in computer science, information systems or a related
area (we welcome applicants about to finish their thesis).

** Strong track record and research interest in one or more of the
following fields:
   -- Social Software, Web 2.0, Virtual Communities
   -- Natural Language Processing, Text Mining, Information Retrieval
   -- Machine Learning, Adaptive Systems, Advanced Knowledge
   -- Information Visualization (Document Clustering, Thematic Mapping)
   -- Web Mapping and Geospatial Interfaces

** Experience in managing and supervising software projects; excellent
programming skills preferably in Java or Python; database management in
distributed Linux environments.

** Teaching experience and the ability to relate to students; excellent
written and spoken English (given the university's international
orientation, German is not a requirement and English native speakers are
particularly encouraged to apply).

** Ambition to produce internationally recognized research output, and
willingness to collaborate within an interdisciplinary team.

The position is available from September 2008 onwards (EUR 55,000 per
annum; additional allowances are available). Detailed information on the
Department of New Media Technology can be found online at:,, and MODUL University Vienna is an equal opportunity
employer and strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Please send
your electronic application including cover letter, curriculum vitae and
list of publications to Mag. Gertraud Moser ([log in to unmask]).
The closing date is Monday, 31 March 2008.

Prof. Arno Scharl
Department of New Media Technology
MODUL University Vienna
Am Kahlenberg 1, 1190 Vienna, Austria
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