[Om] Job opening in the ActiveMath Group

Paul Libbrecht paul at activemath.org
Wed Dec 17 17:29:55 CET 2008

Job Openings of the ActiveMath Group
at the University of Saarland (UdS) and
the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
in Saarbrücken, Germany

ActiveMath is a web-based intelligent learning environment for
mathematics. It is being developed at the DFKI and at the University
of Saarland.  See the group's home page http://www.activemath.org.
Both, the CS Department of UdS and DFKI are well-known for their
execellent research environment.

The Intelligent Educational Technologies Group (or ActiveMath Group)
in the Department of Computer Science od UdS and at DFKI is seeking to
recruit motivated candidates for a number of positions in the area of
Personalised Technology-Enhanced Learning/Adaptive Learning Platform.

The positions include
- developer/software engineer
- researcher for  student modeling (motivational and meta-cognitive)
- researcher for collaborative authoring

Candidates should have strong research interests and background and/or
strong software development skills. We are seeking PhD students as
well as post docs with an appropriate postgraduate qualification.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or related above average Master degree
in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer
Interaction/Multimedia, Mathematics, Mathematics Education or related
subjects. We offer the opportunity to make a PhD in Computer Science.

Skills and experience are desirable in the development of some of the
following: student modeling, authoring tools, adaptive web systems,
personalised eLearning, web services, (semantic) web technology and/or
backend web service development. Java, XML, XSL,CSS skills is a plus.
Applicants should enjoy teamwork and have a taste for interdisciplinary

Saarland University is an equal opportunities employer. In accordance
with its policy of increasing the proportion of women in this type of
employment, the University actively encourages applications from

The positions will be paid according to BAT2a/TVL13.
The expected salary range is between 33,000 and 45,000 euro.
The anticipated starting date in April 2009 for a duration of 33 months
with the possibility of an extension.

Please submit your applications to
PD.Dr. Erica Melis
melis at dfki dot de
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