We are inviting applications for a PhD position in Human-Computer Interaction

Deadline for application: February 7, 2024
Intended date of beginning: preferably March 1, 2024


In a nutshell



  • working in an interdisciplinary team in the HCI division at University of Salzburg
  • access to excellent infrastructure and various labs (prototyping, VR/AR, automotive, …)
  • support to finish a PhD in HCI
  • possibility to publish in excellent HCI journals and travel to international HCI conferences (e.g. CHI)
  • gaining teaching and supervision experience



  • scientific support in research and teaching in the field of HCI & User Experience Research
  • example areas: Contextual Interaction Design, Future Interface Approaches & Technologies, Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Next Generation User/Diversity Centered Methods & Tools, Automation Experience
  • independent research activities, including the writing and publication of a dissertation and  independent teaching for two hours per week
  • Administrative tasks


Employment requirements

  • completed diploma or master’s degree in HCI, computer science, psychology, sociology, communication sciences, or a comparable subject
  • admission to a relevant doctoral programme at the University of Salzburg


Desirable additional qualifications

  • publication experience in HCI
  • teaching experience in academia
  • project experience
  • good knowledge of HCI foundations


Desired personal qualities

  • ability to work in a team
  • determination
  • enthusiasm for academic teaching and research activities
  • communication skills
  • very good written and spoken English


For further information, please contact