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

             4 fully funded PhD student positions

in the areas of Social Media Analysis, Data and Text Mining, Semantic Technologies and Natural Language Processing.

Scientific work will focus on doing research on AI and large-scale data analysis, both foundation oriented as well as in several application domains, with a special focus on web and social media mining and social network analysis. You will be developing solutions to real-world problems that require large-scale AI and data analytics while utilizing and improving distributed platforms as well as state-of-the-art machine learning and deep learning approaches, and will be part of a challenging and unique international research environment.

Your research will connect to our work in the European Union financed projects MIRROR and ROXANNE, plus other projects to be started later this year. You should possess good knowledge in one or several areas relevant for the topics specified in this announcement. Very good proficiency in English and willingness to learn German is expected, as well as an outstanding M.Sc. in computer science. International experience during your studies or afterwards as well as good social and communication skills are helpful.

The salary amounts to German TV-L E13, which is roughly 45.000 to 50.000 Euro gross income per year.

Please submit your application including the usual documents as well as a list of references, preferably by email, to

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl
Forschungszentrum L3S
Appelstrasse 4, 30167 Hannover
E-Mail: nejdl@L3S.de