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11-17-2010, 08:10 PM

The following position is available at the German Sport University Cologne in the Department of Neurology, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Psychiatry at the Institute of Health Promotion and Clinical Movement Science:

Research Assistant

for the development of analysis procedures for the automatic recognition of gestures. This will be a part time position (19 hrs and 55 minutes/week), German wage classification up to 13 TV-L. The employment is limited to 12 months. An extension of the employment of up to 6 years will be possible if corresponding funds (third-party funds) are available. Optional the position can also be full-time for half a year.


• Development of analysis procedures and graphical user interfaces for the analysis of 2-D and 3-D video data of gestures

• Graduation from University
• Strong Matlab (or comparable) programming skills (+3 years)
• Experience with media/video formats and their programmatic procession
• Experience with 3D kinematic data
• C/C++ GUI-programming experience desirable
• Experience with machine vision desirable

The successful applicant will work in close collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics in Njimegen (Netherlands) and the Institute of Photogrammetry at the Technical University Dresden (Germany). The German Sport University Cologne is Germanys only sport university with more than 5000 students from 59 countries. 19 institutes provide a vibrant environment for research with great opportunities for collaborations across campus.

Preliminary inquiries concerning the responsibilities are welcome (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hedda Lausberg, tel. +49 221-4982-4710 or email: h.lausberg@dshs-koeln.de).

In case of equal qualifications, severely handicapped persons will receive priority consideration.

The German Sport University cologne aspires to increase its share of women in the academic field and especially invites qualified female scientists to apply for this position. In case of equal qualification, women will receive priority consideration, unless there is no good reason for giving priority consideration to a competitor.

Please send your written application indicating number 1031/wMA-Reha-Por with your certificates and your CV until November 25, 2010 to: Personalabteilung (Abteilung 2.2) der Deutschen Sporthochschule Köln, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Köln, Germany or as a pdf-package via e-mail to bewerbung@dshs-koeln.de.

Please send only copies, no original documents and no files in folders as files are destroyed after finishing the application procedure.