STI Innsbruck is a research group at the University of Innsbruck engaged in research and development to bring information and communication technologies of the future into today's world.

Assistant Professor (Career Position) – Post-doc

starting at the earliest possible date for the duration of six years, with the possibility for a qualification agreement that may lead to a position as an associate professor.

Main Tasks

  • Research in the field of semantic technologies and in related research areas
  • teaching in the bachelor program of computer science as well as in the relevant areas of the STI such as semantic web, semantic web services, applied ontology engineering, intelligent systems
  • supervision of students and master and bachelor theses
  • academic self-administration.

Qualification Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in computer science/informatics
  • extensive research experience and interest in the area of semantic technologies and knowledge-based systems
  • relevant scientific publications in international, refereed journals and conferences
  • experience in applied research (e.g. in the areas of tourism and social media, smart homes and energy efficiency, mobile services)
  • experience in cooperation with industry
  • experience in teaching at university level
  • experience in supervision of bachelor- and master theses
  • track record of management of scientific research projects
  • track record of acquisition of third-party research funds
  • international mobility, experience and visibility
  • fluent English both oral and written
  • good ability to work in a team and good communication skills
  • willingness to work in an international team.

The application should include two letters of recommendation/support as well as a research and a teaching statement.



The basic salary is set down in the collective bargaining agreement for university employees. For this position the monthly salary is 3.483 Euro before tax per month (14 times). Beyond that the university offers attractive additional benefits



We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 08.05.2014 (Chiffre MIP 7904) via the following link:

Applicants have no entitlement to compensation of travel or accommodation expenses incurred in the course of the application process.