Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nanovisualization

Country: Saudi Arabia;

City: Thuwal

Vacancy added: 14.02.2019


Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 31.03.2019


The new Nanovisualization group led by Assoc. Prof. Ivan Viola at the Visual Computing Center targets high-impact research and publications at the top venues of visualization and visual computing. Researchers will have excellent opportunities for professional development by obtaining a unique competence in multiscale 3D visualization for life sciences and in collaborative research with top-ranked scientific institutions worldwide.

The Visual Computing Center is KAUST’s hub for research activities spanning all areas of visual computing, including visualization, imaging, computer vision, and computer graphics, as well as interdisciplinary applications of visual computing. The VCC offers a unique combination of an intellectually stimulating environment and access to superb facilities, including KAUST’s large-scale visualization facilities and supercomputer.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international graduate-level, merit-based research university dedicated to advancing scientific and technological education and research, acting as a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity in the region and the world. Our research strives to enhance the welfare of society with a special focus on four key areas of global significance – food, water, energy and the environment. Located on the shores of the Red-Sea near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, KAUST has attracted world-class faculty and staff from all over the world, with nearly 100 nations represented on campus.

KAUST attracts those who want to create impact beyond their own achievements. Irrespective of their national origins, the people of KAUST are “people of the world” who uphold our values of achievement, passion, inspiration, citizenship, diversity, integrity, and openness. The campus and town set exceptional standards in residences, recreational facilities and boasts a truly multicultural community environment which can be enjoyed by all, along with ample opportunities and time to keep work and life in harmony. KAUST employees and graduate students are very well looked after, with packages including competitive tax-free salary, relocation assistance, accommodation and various additional incentives.


The Visual Computing Center (VCC) at KAUST invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellows. Suitable candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science, most preferably Computer Graphics or in Visualization, excellent programming skills, and a strong publication track record.

Application Instructions

To apply for please submit your cover letter summarizing your research interests, a curriculum vitae, certificates of obtained education or qualification, and the names and contact information for at least two references. Applications that do not fulfill requirements outlined above will not be considered.

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