Junior Researcher Digital Health and Wellbeing (m/f/d, 40 h)

What you will be working on

  • You engage and research in international and interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues from Health, Technology, and Social Sciences across Europe
  • You prototype, develope and evaluate SW/HW and technical interfaces using state-of-the art computer science algorithms and methods, thereby always placing the human at the centre of design
  • You have the opportunity to carefully evaluate these prototypes in a multi-stage development process together with potential end customers in a realistic scenario
  • You disseminate scientific findings and engage in publishing activities and present them together with colleagues
  • You participate in research efforts in the focus area “Digital Health and Wellbeing” and are part of the Center for Digital Health and Social Innovation https://cdhsi.fhstp.ac.at/
  • You have the possibility to write a PhD/doctoral thesis and become involved in teaching

What we expect from you

  • Completed technology-related master degree (e.g. Media Technology, Data Science, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Embedded Engineering, etc.)
  • Skills in at least one of the following areas: programming, software and/or hardware prototyping, statistical analysis, human computer interaction, mobile & wearable computing, eye-tracking and IoT. Sound analytical abilities and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of English for communication with colleagues and partners
  • Interest in the fields of digital health and wellbeing including mental wellbeing, digital inclusion and social participation, assistive healthcare technologies or related research areas
  • Self-motivated, curious, thorough, critical, and open to continuous learning

What we offer

  • Long-term employment (40 h/week) in an exciting work environment. To learn more, go to our career site
  • Numerous benefits such as flexible working hours, free parking, further education, health promotion, etc.
  • A gross salary that takes your qualification into account: at least €38,500 (basis 40-hour week)