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BioTechMed-Graz Science Breakfast – Online
02 December, 08:30 - 10:00, online
At the next Science Breakfast, science consultant Ute Riedler will speak about "Strategic planning of a scientific career - (wo)men issues". Her presentation will highlight the opportunities offered by strategic career development and at the same time explain when it reaches its limits. In addition, the science consultant will highlight actual and so-called "women issues" on the institutional and personal level of a scientific career. Register here.

[NEW]  It's Not About Girls, It's About Science and Science Teaching
15 December, 16:00 - 17:45, online
[in German language] Vortrag von Aigner-Rollett-Gastprofessorin Ilse Bartosch, Physikdidaktikerin am Didaktikzentrum für Naturwissenschaften & Mathematik im SoSe 2020, Uni Graz über die vielfältigen Ursachen der Geschlechterasymmetrien in den mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlich-technischen Fächern.

Faculty News

Stefanie Lindstaedt chosen as one of the most influential women in Technology 2020
Stefanie Lindstaedt has been chosen as one of the ten most influential women in Technology 2020 by the renowned ‘Analytics Insight’ magazine in their November issue. The magazine did a special feature on the ten most influential women in Technology. The article highlights the need for women in Technology and throws light on how these women leaders have laid their paths and surged ahead towards their goals with perseverance.

Employee survey 2020: Your opinion is wanted!
Your opinion counts: Even in these challenging times, the Rectorate asks all employees for their feedback on their personal work situation. From November 18 to December 16, you have the opportunity to anonymously participate in the survey and thus actively shape Graz University of Technology.

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls

Academic Staff

[NEW]  Project assistant in the area of Innovation Research and Technology-Enhanced Learning at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS).
Apply until 06 December 2020.

Project staff for the field of artificial intelligence (AI) Education for young people and the general public at the Institute of Software Technology (IST).
Apply until 11 December 2020.

2 Senior Lecturers at the Institute of Software Technology (IST).
Apply until 16 December 2020.

PhD / Postdoc position for Research on Interpretable Deep Learning and Brain Modelling at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science (IGI).
Apply now! Project running until March 2023.

PhD Position on Novel Computing Concepts at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science (IGI).
Apply now! Project running since 01 October 2020.




External Offers



University Assistant (pre doc) for Digital Transformation at DINAMA - University of Graz.
Apply until 30 December 2020.

Research Assistant with Doctorate for the FFG project BioKollAvoid at the University of Graz.
Apply until 10 January 2021.



Grants, Open Calls


[NEW]  Studie zum Finanzwissen von technischen Studierenden
Dauer: ca. 5-7 Minuten. Teilnahmevoraussetzung ist nur ein aktives technisches Studium an einer österreichischen Hochschule. Die Spezialisierung, das Semester oder die Studienart wie Bachelor, Master, Doktor oder ähnliches ist nicht relevant. Die Umfrage wurde in deutscher Sprache erstellt.

[NEW]  Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence 2020
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs. Apply until 08 January 2021.

Doctoral Examinations

Info: Candidates can take the final examination (presentation and oral exam) online via video conference call (e.g. Webex) if all parties involved agree. The requirement of publicity can be ensured as follows: Candidates may distribute the meeting link; requests to participate in the video exam can also be sent by e-mail to the chairperson of the exam commission.

Mohammad Chegini – tba
10 December, 15:00, WebEx

Franz Scherr – Learning from rewards and with priors in recurrent networks of artificial and spiking neurons
15 December, 15:30, WebEx

Okan Erat – Image-Based Modeling and Rendering for Telepresence in Remote Exploration Scenarios
16 December, 13:30, WebEx

Christian Payer – Integrating Spatial Configuration of Anatomical Structures into Convolutional Neural Networks
17 December, 17:00, WebEx

Hermann Felbinger – tba
22 December, 13:30, WebEx

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