Postdoc Research position (f/m/d) in Artificial Intelligence

  • Campus Urstein
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Salzburg University of Applied Sciences employs 400 people across its Urstein, Kuchl, Uniklinikum Salzburg and Schwarzach campuses. There are 3200 students who have a choice of 18 bachelor and 12 master programmes across four faculties to study in – Engineering; Business and Social Sciences; Design, Media and Arts; and Health Studies.

The Josef Ressel Center on Intelligent and Secure Industrial Automation (ISIA) is a CDG research center at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences headed by FH-Prof. Dr. Stefan Huber. It is dedicated to fundamental-driven applied research and expects scientific excellence. Medial presentation and public relations is yet to start in accordance with the CDG, the Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, and the Land Salzburg.
What is the ISIA research center:
We start on July 1, 2022 and are happy to receive applications for the following Senior Researcher position (f/m/d): Postdoc Research in Artificial Intelligence


  • Original research on artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science applied to the setting of industrial automation
  • Bridging the gap from fundamental research to applied research
  • Implementing software towards the above research goals
  • Scientific publication and dissemination in journals and conferences
  • Mentoring and supervising students affiliated with the research project


  • A PhD degree in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • A research track record in the fields of machine learning, data science, artificial intelligence, algorithm theory, or related parts of signal processing and analysis (e.g., computer vision) with an adequate mathematical background.
  • Minimum three years of relevant research experience (full-time equivalent)
  • We do not expect a background in industrial control systems, but highly appreciate it.
  • Ability to collaborate in an interdisciplinary research team and possibly lead to a certain extent
  • Ability to independently write and contribute to publications or other appropriate dissemination methods
  • Ability to supervise master theses and master students and mentoring of junior research associates
  • Working knowledge in German is of advantage


Schedule: 40h per week
Duration: 1.7.2022 – 30.06.2027, flexible start
Salary: 56861 EUR per year (14× 4061.50 EUR), FWF salaries
Place: Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Campus Urstein, Salzburg, Austria
Reference: its-22-54
End of application: 29.05.2022
Position: Senior Researcher
Position is intended to run for the full project duration of five years, subject to a positive project evaluation by the CDG after 2 years.
Applications in German or English welcome!

We offer ...

  • Varied area of responsibility
  • Working in flat hierarchies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Several training opportunities
  • Good connection to public transport and best accessibility by car and bicycle
  • Workplace Health Promotion
  • Canteen on campus
  • Onboarding process with a buddy program
The FH Salzburg lives diversity and equal treatment. People with disabilities will be given preference if they are suitably qualified. We particularly invite women to apply for this position in teaching and research. If you are interested, please apply online. We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to answer any questions you may have. Applications in German or English welcome.

For further information please contact
FH-Prof. Dr. Stefan Huber
Katharina Lorenz, MA +43676847795556 (Signal)