Job Advertisement P 83/2023

The University of Rostock offers a diverse, varied and demanding job in a tradition-conscious, yet innovative, modern and family-friendly university in a lively city by the sea.

At the Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Institute for Visual and AnalyticComputing, Chair of Intelligent Data Analytics, subject to allocation of funds, we are filling the following positions at the earliest possible date on a temporary basis for the duration of the project "Themis" ( until 31.08.2025:

2 Research Assistants (m/f/d)
EG 13 TV-L, full-time employment, 40 hours/week, limited, project position

You will be part of a machine learning research group in a beautiful seaside city with a strong global network, including Stanford University, UC San Diego, or UNC Chapel Hill, and various national and local contacts. This gives you direct access and collaborations with leading experts in machine learning, (bio)medicine, and marine ecology worldwide. You will have the unique opportunity to help us create a collaborative and team-oriented group that aims to solve highly relevant, practical problems through cutting-edge machine learning. We are particularly concerned with methods for understanding the underlying processes of complex systems, integrating domain knowledge into machine learning methods for accurate modeling and human interaction with existing knowledge. For this, we use a variety of approaches, from multimodal learning, deep learning, Bayesian modeling, and exceptional model mining to explainable artificial intelligence, fairness, and human-computer interaction.

Our group is committed to translating research into actionable insights and applications with real-world impact and scalability. This is an excellent environment for candidates who not only want to conduct pioneering and creative research but are also interested in implementing results in industrial and entrepreneurial ways.

We prioritize a friendly, supportive, team-oriented, and inclusive work environment with highly motivated colleagues. Diversity across all dimensions is a central tenet of our research group and an important contribution to our innovative research.

Tasks and Responsibilities


Our offer

University of Rostock as an employer

Equal opportunities are important to us. We welcome applications from suitable severely disabled persons or persons of equal status. We aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourage relevantly qualified women to apply. We welcome applications from people of other nationalities or with a migration background.

Formal notes

In principle, the position is also suitable for part-time employment. If corresponding applications are received, we will consider whether the part-time wishes can be met within the scope of official feasibilities.

The temporal limitation of the employment relationship is based on § 2 (2) WissZeitVG.

If desired, the staff council can be consulted during the selection process. Please enclose an informal request for this with your application documents.

We look forward to receiving your online application with complete, informative documents:

by 04.06.2023. Only applications that are received via our application portal and include all required documents will be considered.

Unfortunately, application and travel costs cannot be covered by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

For further information please contact:

Institute for Visual and Analytic Computing Herr Prof. Martin Becker, Tel. 0381 / 498-7420
HR department Frau Elisa Lehmann, Tel. 0381 / 498-1282
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