University Assistant (PraeDoc)

30 hours/week | for 4 years

TU Wien is Austria's largest research and educational institution in engineering and natural sciences, thus making an indispensable contribution to securing Austria's international competitiveness and innovative strength as a research nation for over 200 years. Under the motto "Technology for People,” approximately 26,000 students and more than 4,000 scientists at TU Wien are engaged in research, teaching and innovation in this spirit.
The Institute of Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology, research unit Computer Graphics at TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (prae-doc) in Biomedical Visualization and Visual Analytics for 4 years for 30 hours/week. Expected start: May 2021


  • Collaboration on research and teaching tasks as well as examinations
  • Cooperation and guidance of students
  • Research and project activity
  • Writing a dissertation and publications
  • Participation in scientific events
  • Assistance/Collaboration in organizational and administrative tasks 

Your profile:

  • Master or Diploma degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics or equivalent university studies in Austria or abroad
  • Very good knowledge in (Biomedical) Visualization and Visual Analytics
  • Good programming skills (e.g., Python, C++)
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as an independent and flexible researcher in an international and diverse team
  • Being curious, creative, and enthusiastic about research
  • Teaching in German and English is expected
Ideally applicants are expected to have this additional Qualifications and Skills:
  • Interest or knowledge in (Biomedical) Image Analysis, Machine Learning and related frameworks (e.g., Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, or PyTorch)
  • Interest in supervising students

We offer:

  • Continuing personal and professional education and flexible working hours
  • Central location with very good accessibility (U1/U2/U4 Karlsplatz)
  • A creative environment in one of the most liveable cities in the world
TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.
Entry level salary as a predoctoral researcher is covered by level B1 of the Austrian Collective Agreement for university staff, and receives a minimum of currently EUR 2.228,60/month gross, 14 times/year. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until 22.04.2021.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

Carmen Keck | T: +43 1 588 01 406201
Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.
Technology for People
Furthermore, please note that applicants will not normally be reimbursed for travel costs incurred in connection with this admission process.
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