Visualization Researcher (F/M/D) With Focus On Big Life Science Data

Universities and Institutes of Austria


November 15, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH
  • Research Field: Computer science
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 15/11/2021 11:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Vienna
  • Type Of Contract: Permanent
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/12/2021
  • VRVis is a well-known Austrian research institute in the field of Visual Computing. To support our Biomedical Image Informatics group, we are looking to permanently hire an application-oriented researcher with a Master's or a PhD-degree in computer sciences, bioinformatics, information systems, or a related field, and experience with Big Data.

    In close collaboration with one of our company partners in the field of neuroscientific pharmacological research we are working on task-driven, web- based frameworks that incorporate visual analytics methods to explore heterogeneous neurobiological data, and are looking for your support.

    Your main tasks will cover

  • Develop novel, as well as extend existing, neuroscientific web-based visual analytic solutions in close collaboration with our company partner
  • Work with novel biological data, especially in the field of Next Generation Sequencing
  • Present and publicize results
  • Support the team leader in obtaining external funding from industry
  • Benefits
  • Salary according to collective labor agreement (IT-Kollektivvertrag), i.e. monthly min. 3,094.- EUR plus bonus, and overpay depending on qualification and previous professional experience up to 3,945.90 EUR gross
  • Permanent position, starting asap in 2021
  • Location: Vienna, Austria with easy access to office by means of public transport
  • Flexible working hours, well-equipped workplace
  • Very friendly and supportive work atmosphere
  • Excellent professional support by our team
  • Opportunity to publish your research and travel to international conferences
  • Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications
  • Experience in applied visual analytics and visualization research (and a feeling for good design)
  • Proven experience in web development (Javascript is required, React.js would be a plus)
  • Experience in programming application interfaces (e.g. GO, C++, etc.) or willingness to get into it
  • Interest in heterogeneous neuroscientific data (basic experience in neuroscience or RNA sequencing data would be a plus)
  • English communication and (scientific) writing skills (additional German would be a plus)
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH
  • Department: Biomedical Image Informatics Group
  • Organisation Type: Other
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Postal Code: 1220
  • Street: Donau-City-Straße 11