Junior Researcher Computer Vision & Machine Learning in a Cultural Context (m/f/d) (30-40 h)

What you will be working on

  • You conduct research within the framework of applied and basic research projects on Computer Vision (CV) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in interdisciplinary problem settings of film studies and art history
  • As part of a team, you develop methods for the automatic analysis and classification of images and videos as well as interactive visual interfaces for the AI-supported search and analysis of large multimedia corpora
  • You support the writing of scientific publications, presentations, and scientific research project proposals
  • You have ambitions to pursue a dissertation / doctoral thesis and support teaching

What we expect from you

  • Master degree in Computer Science (or comparable technical degree) or in the Digital Humanities
  • Comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in CV & AI with a special focus on at least one of the following areas:
    • Computer Vision & Visual Retrieval (Python, OpenCV; libraries such as Tensorflow/PyTorch)
    • Human-Centred AI & Visual Analytics (HTML, CSS, JavaScript; libraries such as D3.js/FLASK/VueJS)
  • Excellent command of English / willingness to learn German (for non-natives)
  • Curiosity, independent working style, interest in questions of AI and the Digital Humanities

What we offer

  • Exciting and challenging interdisciplinary research projects on Computer Vision & AI and Digital Heritage
  • Unlimited contract (30-40 hours/week) in an innovative, family-friendly, and internationally oriented environment
  • Flexible working hours and remote work (from home or other places in Austria); less than 30 min. from Vienna
  • Comprehensive continuous education programme and possibility to shape your own research agenda
  • Professional and personal growth in an ambitious and achievement-oriented environment + mentoring
  • A total gross annual salary that takes your qualifications into account: at least € 46,010,- according to the FWF, Austrian Science Fund (basis: 40 h/week); no all-in contract