{CODATA-International} Bonn/Germany: Six fully-funded PhD positions in Data Science and Data Engineering

Deadline: Application is on-going

The new Chair »Data Science and Data Engineering« (Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Müller) is looking for Six Research Associates/ PhD Candidates
The six open PhD positions will complement their current research team with new research topics in

  • Graph Mining (two positions)
  • Anomaly Detection (two positions)
  • Predictive Analytics (two positions)

The Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) is one of Europe’s leading institutions for cutting-edge research and higher education in informatics. They shape digital change in exchange with economy and society and focus on data science and its application areas. They offer highly selective International Master Programmes in Computer Science. Many courses in these programs focus on aspects of modern data science and prepare students for careers in industry and academia alike. Courses are taught in English and on the highest international level and are accompanied by practical lab work at the participating Fraunhofer institutes. PhD candidates are enrolled in the University of Bonn, an international research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200 years of history, about 38,000 students, over 6.000 employees, and an excellent domestic and international reputation, it is among the leading universities.

They aim at close collaboration with scientific / industrial partners on high dimensional data, dynamic sensor streams and large networks.

 Development of new concepts and algorithms for graph mining, anomaly detection or  predictive analytics on high dimensional data, dynamic data streams, and large networks
 Interdisciplinary collaborations with industry partners in research projects
 Collaboration in conception and implementation of an open source platform for big data analytics
 Publication and presentation of scientific results on top international venues

 Very good degree (Master/Diploma) in computer science, physics, mathematics or similar programs
 Good knowledge in computational statistics, linear algebra and a higher programming language
 Experience in data mining, machine learning, graph mining or stream mining is an advantage
 High degree of creativity, commitment, analytical competence, and teamwork
 High proficiency in English, both written and spoken

Research Environment
The position is embedded in a creative, attractive, and internationally renowned research environment with support for publication at leading international conferences, hosted at the technically outstanding Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it). They offer research and teaching activities in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University, University of Bonn, and Fraunhofer Institutes. Through its unique geographical location in Rhineland, they offer an exceptional work environment.


If you have prior experience in these areas, you are invited to submit your curriculum vitae, a motivation letter highlighting your research interests in at least two of our recent publications, and names and contact information for two references to: mueller@bit.uni-bonn.de

Hiring process starts on July 1st, 2018 and will continue until all positions are filled. These positions are fully-funded

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