28. Juni 2024

Research Assistant (m/w/d) Edge Vision - Keyword: 46-2024 EdgeVision AR/VR -

Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz | Application deadline 28.07.2024

As part of the EdgeVision project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences (HSZG), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is seeking to fill a position (40 hours/week) as a

 Research Assistant (m/w/d) Edge Vision

- Keyword: 46-2024 EdgeVision AR/VR-

to be filled for a limited period until 31 May 2026.





Embedded systems in combination with AR/VR or XR technologies, together with energy-efficient hardware modules, offer a wide range of possibilities for developing intelligent systems for human–technology interaction in the field of wearables.

The aim of the project is to research artificial intelligence technologies and AR/VR or XR methodologies to identify innovative application possibilities and to test them in practical test samples. The technical/scientific content consists of the research and development of necessary AR/VR methods to realise identified use cases and application requirements.

The job holder (m/w/d) will have to perform the following tasks in particular:

  • Analysis and assessment of existing AR/VR technologies with regard to their suitability for achieving the project objective,
  • Conceptual and technical planning and implementation of the experiments required to fulfill the work objectives for the AR/VR technologies used (HUD/HMD/CAVE),
  • Planning and controlling the testing of functional models and sample applications,
  • Development of the specific requirements in cooperation with the project partners,
  • Evaluation and correction of the AR/VR models and methods developed with regard to the identified requirements,
  • Preparation and presentation of project reports and scientific papers.

The following knowledge and skills are required

  • Preferably scientific university degree in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, mechatronics or technical physics (at least B.Sc., M.Sc., Dipl.-Ing, Dipl.-Inf. or comparable degree),
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in the areas of AR/VR,
  • Experience in software development in C# or C/C++ or other high-level languages and common software development tools,
  • Experience with visualisation tools and methods,
  • Experience in the preparation of scientific publications,
  • German and/or English spoken and written (B2) (project language: German),
  • A confident manner and good communication skills.

The following are also desirable

  • Experience
    • with common office software,
    • with AR/VR-Frameworks and AR/VR-Hardware,
    • in project management.

We expect from you

  • A high degree of self-organisation and a sense of responsibility,
  • Interest in scientific tasks,
  • Willingness and interest in further professional and personal development,
  • Dedication, reliability and flexibility and
  • A strong team spirit.

We offer

  • An interesting and demanding field of activity in a qualified, open-minded and committed team,
  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours within the framework of the applicable service agreement,
  • Personal and professional development opportunities through targeted further training,
  • Attractive social benefits (company pension scheme, annual special payment, capital-building benefits for public service employees),
  • Company health management with offers for health promotion as well as
  • the possibility of using a sponsored job transportation ticket.
Weitere Informationen

The remuneration will be paid in the salary group 13 TV-L if you hold a scientific university degree and meet the further personal requirements. If you have a university degree as Dipl.-Inf. (FH), Bachelor or comparable, you can be grouped in a graduated requirement level up to salary group 12 TV-L. The primary place of work is Zittau. A trial period is agreed. The Zittau/Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences strives for a balanced staff structure and therefore welcomes applications from people of any gender. Severely disabled people will be given preference if they have the same professional qualifications. The Zittau/Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences has set itself the goal of increasing the proportion of women in teaching and research and therefore expressly encourages women to apply.

Is this vacancy interesting to you? Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application (including cover letter, résumé, diploma and job references) up to 28.07.2024 (date of arrival) by email to:

(Attachments only in PDF format)

Should you have further questions of technical nature, please contact the director of the project, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Knut Meißner (phone: +49 3583612-4556; E-Mail: knut.meissner(at)hszg.de ). For more information, see www.hszg.de.






Stellenausschreibung als PDF-Dokument herunterladen: Research Assistand Edge Vision - Keyword: 46-2024 EdgeVision AR/VR -

Foto: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Knut Meißner
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Knut Meißner
Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informatik
02763 Zittau
Theodor-Körner-Allee 16
Gebäude Z I, Raum 1.37
1. Obergeschoss
+49 3583 612-4556
Heike Kallweit
Dezernat Personal und Recht
02763 Zittau
Theodor-Körner-Allee 16
Gebäude Z I, Raum 1.06.1
1. Obergeschoss
+49 3583 612-3060