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The L3S Research Centre, Hannover, Germany, invites applications for

    3 PhD student positions

in the area of Artificial Intelligence.

to be filled as soon as possible. Depending on the project, the positions are limited in time until 2024/2025 and offer the possibility of doctoral studies. The scope of the position corresponds to 100 % of the collectively agreed working hours in each case.

At L3S, new methods of machine learning and artificial intelligence are developed, with a broad spectrum of applications ranging from production to mobility to personalized medicine as well as web and social media. Your task will be to work independently on corresponding interdisciplinary research questions and development tasks in the context of projects in the field of Artificial Intelligence, to contribute to knowledge transfer, and to publish research results at international conferences and in scientific journals.

Recruitment Requirements
Requirements for employment include a completed scientific university degree (Master or Diploma) in computer science or from a similar field. Ideally, you will also bring in-depth knowledge in the focus areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and databases. You should have the ability and willingness to collaborate with experts from different scientific and technical disciplines as well as from industry. In addition, very good English skills and preferably also German skills, both oral and written, are expected.

Our offer
We offer you the opportunity to work on research projects creatively and independently in an inspiring and collegial team. In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally and to publish at international conferences as part of your doctoral project and to exchange ideas with scientists on an international level.

Leibniz Universität sees itself as a family-friendly university and therefore promotes the compatibility of work and family. The position is suitable for part-time staffing, provided that this can be covered in full overall.
The university has set itself the goal of particularly promoting the professional equality of women and men. To this end, it strives to reduce underrepresentation in areas in which one gender is underrepresented. Women are underrepresented in the pay grade of the advertised position. Qualified women are therefore encouraged to apply. Applications from qualified men are also encouraged. Severely handicapped persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.


For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl.

Please send your application with the usual documents by 30.04.2022 in electronic form to 


or alternatively by mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Forschungszentrum L3S
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl
Appelstr. 4
30167 Hanover   

All applications received before 04/30/2022 will be given full consideration. The search will continue until the positions are filled.

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