Feb 9, 2011

PhD opportunities at the University of Salzburg

GIScience- Geographic Information Science
University of Salzburg, Austria
Doctoral College - DK-GIScience
Announcement of 9 Doctoral Positions

Supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the program offers 9 scholarships for doctoral researchers at the Paris Lodron University Salzburg The positions are in accordance with the regulations of the FWF (www.fwf.ac.at) and the gross salary is 26278.- Euro per year, regardless of age and family situation. Contracts will be awarded for three years with an extension option of several months under defined circum­stances. It is foreseen to spend one semester at one of 22 pre-selected partner Universities worldwide.

Candidates need to choose from the following list of 9 topics while providing a first choice and a second (alternative) choice. Detailed descriptions of the topics can be found at http://www.uni-salzburg.at/giscience.

PI / supervisor

R/M-1 T. Blaschke Incorporating LiDARscapes in an OBIA framework

R/M-2 L. Schrott Visualisation of la ndforms and geomorphic process domains using regional data sets – creating a digital geomorphological map of theEuropean Alps

R/M-3 R. Marschallinger 3D modelling and simulation of sediment structures in overdeepened alpine basins and implications for hydro(geo)logical modelling

R/M-4 F. Neubauer 3D Structure of major fault zones and its application in engineering geology and geothermics

T/P-1 J. Strobl Spatial System Dynamics: Simulation for Decision Support

T/P-2 A. Koch Spatial Simulation of Urban Segregation Processes

T/P-3 E. Beinat Geo-spatial models for collective sensing

S/M-3 S. Reich scalability and performance in near-real-time processing of geo-spatial data streams

S/M-4 M. Leitner Developing a research framework for criminal geographic profiling

Requirements are the excellent completion of a degree at the Masters level in Geoinformatics, Geomatics, Geography, Compute r Science or any scientific/technica l subject in a relevant field, and excellent English language (both oral and writing) skills.

Important dates:
• First Application deadline: 20 April, 2011 (later applications may be considered for a second round of interviews if any positions remain open)

• Selection workshop (for pre‐selected applicants): end of May / early June, 2011

• Start of the program: Late September 2011, start of regular classes: 03 October.

Applicants have to submit the complete scholarship application as detailed at the website from 01 February. Successful candidates will then be invited to start their admission process at the University of Salzburg.

Further information will be
forthcoming at http://www.uni-salzburg.at/giscience & nbsp;

For all inquiries, please contact giscience@sbg.ac.at

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