The research group 'Information Systems' within the Information Science Department/Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Konstanz (Germany) is offering the position of a Research Assistant (payment: 1/2 - 3/4 BAT IIa, duration: 15 months, start: September 1, 1998) in the framework of the EU-project INSYDER (Internet Systeme de Recherche), part of the ESPRIT programme. The project is on building a business information system from the world wide web, including the evaluation and adaptation of relevant information, all based on agents and Internet technology.
The applicant will work out a concept for the graphical visualisation of business information based on Internet technology on which a prototype is to be developed and evaluated.
The ideal candidate holds a degree in Information Science, Computer Science or another relevant discipline and has high communicative skills as well as a professional approach to work. We expect knowledge of
programming languages (C++ and/or Java)
visualisation techniques (VRML or OpenGL, GL of SGI)
user interfaces, information processing, web design
The position includes the opportunity of a doct*dissertation. The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes especially the application of women and disabled persons.
Please send your full application to:
Prof. Dr. Harald Reiterer,
University of Konstanz
D-78457 Konstanz, Germany.
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