The service unit Future IT – Research & Education (FIRE) at the Heidelberg University Computing Centre (URZ) is a dedicated young team at Germany’s oldest university. We map the boundaries of technology in order to enable scientists to deliver the world-class research our university is known for. Our organisation encourages us to learn and cultivate a sharing culture through teamwork, regular talks and open-source contributions. All team members are given the possibility to pursue their own research goals or attend field-specific conferences. Close collaboration and shared goals connect us with other computing centres and research labs in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Research is more and more data-driven, with a rapidly growing amount of large sets of 3D data, which creates a demand for interactive remote visualisation. The service we create will allow scientists to efficiently analyse data. It is unique in that it is focused on a scalable container-first cloud platform, specifically targeted at the visualisation needs of researchers in Baden-Württemberg. We lower the entry barrier by focusing on usability and a user-friendly web frontend, provide building blocks for bringing custom user-specific tools onto our platform and encourage sharing within the community by promoting open source and open data.
This full-time position is to be filled as soon as possible. The employment is limited to a duration of three years. You will be paid according to German civil-service TV-L regulations. Part-time employment can be negotiated.
Should you send in a physical application, please understand that none of the application documents submitted will be returned.
Heidelberg University aims to increase the number of women in those areas in which women are underrepresented. Thus, we specifically ask qualified women to apply for this position.
Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with severe disabilities.
Please send your application (portfolio links, motivation letter and resumé) in English, if possible as a single PDF file via e-mail, with the subject “Data Analysis Service” to the Heidelberg University Computing Centre, Future IT – Research & Education (FIRE), Dr. Martin Baumann, Im Neuenheimer Feld 293, 69120 Heidelberg, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.