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Senior Scientist without Doctoral Degree (m/f)

The Software Engineering Research Group at the University of Klagenfurt is offering a position as

Senior Scientist without Doctoral Degree (m/f)

in the Software Engineering Research Groupled by Prof. Dr. Martin Pinzger at the Institute of Informatics Systems, Faculty of Technical Sciences. The employment rate for this position is 75% (Uni-KV: B1) and the position is limited to 1.5 years with the possibility of an extension by 6 months. The minimum salary is € 2.048,30 before taxes (14 times a year), subject to increase according to relevant previous experience. The envisioned starting date is as soon as possible.

The Software Engineering Research Group performs research and teaching of methods, techniques, and tools to improve the development and evolution of software systems regarding their quality and costs. The current key research topics comprise: software evolution, program understanding, mining software repositories, software quality, and software testing. You will work in a dedicated, international team at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt that collaborates with national and international partners in research and industry.

Tasks comprise:

  • Performing independent research in the areas of the software engineering research group
  • Development and evaluation of solutions and research prototypes
  • Publication and presentation of research results
  • Participation in PR-activities of our institute and faculty

Requirements for candidates are:

  • Finished Master or Diploma in Informatics/Computer Science at a national or international university
  • Strong background in one or more of the following areas
    • Software maintenance and evolution
    • Software quality assurance
    • Deep learning
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Desired are:

  • Good social and communication skills
  • Subject-specific international and practical experience
  • Teaching experience and didactic skills
  • Good academic results
  • First relevant publications (apart from the Master/Diploma Thesis)

The university seeks to increase the rate of women in scientific positions and therefore encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Women will be favored in case of equal qualification.

People with disabilities or chronicle diseases, who fulfill the requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted with the usual documents (application letter, cv, master/diploma thesis, certificates and supporting documents) until 19th April 2017 mentioning the identifier 073/17 to the Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, recruitment office. Applications can only be submitted online via There will be no refunding of travel and accommodation costs caused during the application procedure.

More information on the Software Engineering Research Group are online at and provided by Martin Pinzger. General information for applicants are available on

Topic revision: r21 - 2017-03-16 - MartinPinzger

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