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The L3S Research Center is offering an open position in collaboration with the SCHUFA HOLDING AG for a

Research Assistant

To be appointed at the earliest possible date. The position is limited to 3 years (36 months) in the form of PhD scholarship. The scholarship amount is about 1600 EUR per month.

Responsibilities and duties

The group´s emphasis is on researching and developing methods and algorithms at the confluence of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. The research assistant is expected to research on methods and algorithms for interpretability of machine learning and deep learning models.

Employment conditions

We are looking for talented and highly motivated candidates with a research oriented working style who are interested in interpretability of Machine learning models. We expect good knowledge in discrete structures as well as good programming skills in one major programming language. Furthermore, a high social competency and a very good command of the English language are expected.

Applicants to the position must hold a higher-than-average Master´s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or a related field.

Part-time employment is possible.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women and men in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Avishek Anand, 0511-762-17795 or who will be pleased to assist.

Please send your application with the usual documents and papers preferably by email by 19.07.2019 to 


Prof. Dr. Avishek Anand

L3S Research Center

Appelstraße 4

30167 Hannover, Germany


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