Job Announcement: PreDoc Scientist (f/m)

The Department of Applied Informatics (Research Group Adaptive and Networked Production Systems) invites applications for the position of an

PreDoc Scientist (f/m) (in German: Universitätsassistent/in)


The tasks and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Participation in research and teaching activities of the Research Group Adaptive and Networked Production Systems
  • Independent research with the goal of Doctoral Promotion within the period of appointment
  • Dedicated collaboration in administrative and organizational tasks of the department
  • Project collaboration with academic and industrial partners of the research group
  • Participation in public relations activities of the department and faculty

Required Qualifications:

  • Completed Master’s or Diploma studies with substantial focus on Informatics (e.g., in Informatics, Business Information Systems, Information Management or Data Science) at a domestic or foreign higher education institution
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Basic knowledge and practical experience in one or more of the following areas:

Declarative Problem Solving

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Combinatorial Search and Optimization

Constraints and Preferences

Computational Complexity

Planning and Scheduling

Data Mining and Machine Learning

Algorithms and Implementation

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Good study performance
  • First scientific publication(s) (in addition to the Master’s or Diploma thesis)
  • International and practical experience specific to the position
  • Social and communicative competences
  • Teaching experience and didactic competence


Applications with the customary documents are to be submitted online until 12 June 2019 by pressing the button „Apply for this position“ at the bottom of the announcement indicating reference code 375/19 on