New PhD Student Position in Haptics & Augmented Reality (University of Innsbruck)

Friday 28th May 2021

Application deadline June 28th, 2021

The Interactive Graphics and Simulation (IGS) Group at the University of Innsbruck, Austria invites applications for the position of a PhD student in computer haptics and augmented reality, with application in surgical simulation.

We are seeking a motivated and talented PhD student with interest and skill in computer haptics and/or augmented reality. The focus will be on using this technology in medical training systems. The work consists of both hard- and software development. The search is open immediately (application deadline June 28th); with intended starting date September 15th, 2021. The position is offered on the level of a non-permanent university research student for four years.

Candidates should have earned a Master or Diploma degree in Computer Science, Mechatronics, Mathematics, or other related fields. Knowledge in haptics and/or augmented reality is expected. In addition, some experience with medical applications is of advantage. Further, basic knowledge of physically-based simulation could be a plus. Experience in C/C++ programming is expected, as well as an adequate level in English, both written and spoken.

Further information is available via:

Applications should be submitted online:

Please feel free to get in contact in case of questions:

Prof. Dr. Matthias Harders
Computer Science
University of Innsbruck

We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Organization University of Innsbruck
Location Innsbruck, Austria
Title New PhD Student Position in Haptics & Augmented Reality
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