The information systems group of Saarland University is offering six Ph.D. and postdoc positions in the area of computer science on a new project to start Nov 1, 2011. The project is in the area of OctopusDB, a new 'on size fits all' adaptive database system.

Computer Science at Saarland University

Saarbrucken is an international research-oriented center for computer science. Researchers at Saarland University cooperate closely with the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the Center for Bioinformatics and the Visual Computing Institute. All in all, more than 300 researchers in Computer Science have made their academic home in Saarbrucken. Many work on common projects funded by the German Government, the European Union or industrial partners. In October 2007, Saarbrucken Computer Science was awarded two major grants in the framework of the Initiative for Excellence of the German federal and state governments: the Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction (M2CI) and funding for the Saarbrucken Graduate School of Computer Science.

  • fluent in Java and/or C++
  • experience in system-oriented software development
  • team-oriented working style
  • interest in and fun crunching big data
  • for the Ph.D and postdoc positions: E13
  • in addition: one postdoc position with extended project management responsibilities: E14
  • all positions are full time, for one year (extendible to 3 years)
Application Procedure

The below mentioned documents should be send in a single pdf file to Prof. Dr. Jens Dittrich by email:
  1. CV
  2. list stating relevant software development experience
  3. transcripts of high school certificate and grades
  4. transcripts of BSc/MSc (Ph.D. if applies) certificates and grades
  5. list of publications
  6. letter of motivation
Further details about the research group can be found on webpage of Information Systems Group, Saarland University.

Application deadline to the 6 PhD and Postdoc Positions in Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany is 03 October, 2011.

Please mention on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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