PhD position in the research training group "data ninja"

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Kevin Tierney

Dec 7, 2020, 5:00:55 AM12/7/20
Hi everyone,

If you know somebody interested in doing a PhD in the area of algorithm configuration, please show them this position. The application deadline is December 31st, 2020!


Do you want to do a PhD involving machine learning, optimization and algorithms?

My group, the chair of Decision and Operation Technologies at Bielefeld University in Germany, has an open PhD position to be filled in the first half of 2021. The position is a 100% TV-L E13 position over 3 years, which is German bureaucrat speak for a full-time position, and one of the best paid PhD positions internationally.

The position involves in creating new algorithm configuration techniques using bandit approaches. The position is a part of the project EKAmBa (whatever that means) and will work closely with Prof. Eyke Hüllermeier at Paderborn University. Moreover, the position is within of a research training group spanning multiple Universities in Northrhein Westfalia, meaning you will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with many PhD students and research groups.

Bielefeld Unversity is situated between the city and the Teutoburg forest, offering the convenience of Germany's 18th largest city combined with easily accessible hiking and biking trails. Bielefeld University's unique architecture (voted Germany's ugliest University by vice magazine) is one of Europe's largest structures, and is extremely functional, allowing for collaboration and community that will resume once the pandemic is over.

Apply by sending your CV, transcripts and a letter of motivation to with the subject "wiss20260" by December 31st, 2020.

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