Ph.D. position Mobile pervasive Learning

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Ph.D. position Mobile pervasive Learning
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Job Description

Technische Universität Darmstadt is one of the leading technical universities in Germany, located in the middle of Germany. In the Research Area Knowledge and Educational Media and Applications at Multimedia Communications Lab (KOM) we are working on technologies, mechanisms and applications for learning, knowledge acquisition and management as well as information management. We are looking especially on the usage of the Web as source for information and learning resources and on informal and collaborative learning and knowledge acquisition. In a new project we are doing research about the usage of mobile devices in the learning context. Our goal is to develop and evaluate new mechanisms for context detection, recommendation or multimedia analysis e.g. and to apply theses mechanisms in mobile pervasive learning. We are publishing our results in national and international journals as well as on workshops and conferences.
We offer:
- A highly stimulating, workplace with excellent research facilities,
- A collaborative, interdisciplinary team,
- Possibilities to take part in research projects together with both academic and industrial partners,
- First rate support to present your research work at international conferences and other relevant venues.
Your tasks
- Independent scientific work as part of a research project, including concept development, implementation and evaluation to proof your concepts,
- Publication and presentation of your results,
- Participation in teaching tasks as well as in administrative tasks at the Lab.

Full Doctorate

Research Stay

Paid position?


min. 3 years

Working Language

Language of the Doctoral Thesis

Requirements for Applicant

Subject Requirements (Qualification)
You have an excellent Diploma or Master's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, information technology, or another closely related discipline.
- You are keen on performing research work with the objective to prepare dissertation as well as being involved in project activities.
- You are a team-player who is willing to work closely with colleagues and other researchers on joint interdisciplinary research projects and publications.
- Excellent Software Development Knowledge, ideally for mobile apps.
- Very good spoken and written English, as well as German or the willingness to learn German

Type of Persons
PhD student

Compulsory Attachments

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of university degree
  • High school diploma
  • Letter of motivation
  • Letter of application with detailed personal motivation

University / Organisation advertising the position

University / Organisation
Technische Universit�t Darmstadt
64289 Darmstadt

Faculty / Institute
Multimedia Communications Lab

Supervisor of the Doctoral Thesis
Herr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Steinmetz

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