PhD student (f/m/d) in Visualization and Media Technology with a focus on Information Visualization/Visual Analytics
Linköping University is looking for a PhD student in Visualization and Media Technology with a focus on Information Visualization/Visual Analytics
You will work at the Department of Science and Technology (ITN), located at Campus Norrköping. You will belong to the division of Media and Information Technology and the information visualization research unit, called iVis Group (http://bit.ly/ivis-liu), led by Professor Andreas Kerren. The research group mainly focuses on the explorative analysis and visualization of typically large and complex information spaces, for example in the life sciences, humanities, or environmental sciences. Our research vision is to attack the big data challenge by a combination of human-centered data analysis and interactive visualization for decision making. These research topics are highly relevant for academia and economy as both science and industry make increasing use of data-intensive technologies.
Your work assignments
We are looking for a PhD student in Visualization and Media Technology with a specialization in Information Visualization/Visual Analytics. The PhD student will be involved in projects in the research fields of information visualization and visual analytics with a focus on web-based visualization of large and complex, multivariate networks and/or text data. You can read more about the group’s research areas and projects on the corresponding webpage, see link above.
The work of a PhD student is driven by curiosity, creativity, problem solving, the ability to work independently, but also the ability and willingness to collaborate with fellow colleagues from different backgrounds. A qualified candidate is not expected to have proven proficiency in all these skills but is expected to show the potential of acquiring and developing them in the given timeframe.
We are seeking for engaged PhD students to work with us. A candidate for this position is expected to have:
A Master’s degree in the area of computer science, media technology, computer engineering, information technology or closely related topic from a recognized university.
Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.