Leibniz Universität Hannover: 3 year PhD position

In the context of a DFG-funded Research Training Group (RTG) SocialCars, the Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics (ikg) offers

A position of a Doctoral Researchers (salary scale 13TV-L, 3 years) starting at 1.4.2018.

The overall objective of the SocialCars RTG is to research new methods and applications of decentralized, cooperative traffic management. The SocialCars RTG is
based on the interdisciplinary collaboration of experts in the fields of traffic planning, psychology, computer science, communication, business informatics, and
geoinformatics. At the ikg the following PhD-topic is offered: automatic map generation for visual communication to control behavior in route choice.
Successful candidates will have an outstanding Master degree (or equivalent) in geoinformatics, cartography or computer sciences. In addition, strong computer
skills, ability for interdisciplinary and independent work as well as a very good command of the English language are required. The willingness to learn the German
language is mandatory.

We offer an attractive employment in an interdisciplinary team dealing with a highly topical research area. The structured program offers supportive and systematic
supervision and mentoring throughout the doctoral work.  Leibniz Universität Hannover and NTH strive to increase its proportion of female staff and specifically encourages qualified women to apply. Disabled persons with equivalent qualification for the position will be favored.

Further details about the RTG can be found on the SocialCars website (www.socialcars.org). Applications have to include a motivation letter and a description of your ideas concerning the topic of the thesis. Screening of applications will begin on 15 March 2018 and will end when the position is filled.

For further information you can also contact Prof. Monika Sester (+49 511 762 3588, monika.sester@ikg.uni-hannover.de).
Prof. Monika Sester
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Katedra für Kartographie
und Geoinformatik, Appelstraße 9a, 30167 Hannover