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Open PhD and PostDoc positions

We are currently looking for 5 excellent PhD students and 2 PostDocs with a strong background in either human-computer interaction or 1) machine learning, particularly deep-learning, generative models, reinforcement learning, or related areas or 2) computer vision or graphics, particularly gaze estimation, egocentric vision, scene understanding, or object detection/recognition. A strong interest in applying these methods to problems in HCI, e.g. intelligent user interfaces, is expected.

Very good programming skills in C++ or other high-level programming languages are expected and experience with Phython, MATLAB, or CUDA is beneficial. Fluent English written and presentation skills are essential.

Positions are fully funded, in part by an ERC Starting Grant and are available to applicants of any nationality.

Please see below for how to apply.

Postdocs/PhD students

We are always looking for outstanding postdoctoral researchers and prospective PhD students that have an interest in our research areas. You will find information about current projects on our webpages. Maybe you even have your own exciting research project in mind that you could pursue here? There is always room for new ideas and projects and we are happy to discuss them with you. If you are highly motivated and capable to address and solve scientifically difficult problems and if you are interested to do research in an internationally oriented and highly successful team, you should send your application to .

Please include the following information in your application (preferably in a single pdf document):
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Research statement
  • Full publication list
  • List of at least two referees
  • Postdoc applicants: Your own three most interesting research papers (if allowed by publisher, links otherwise)
  • PhDs applicants: Your own most interesting research paper (if allowed/applicable)
  • Only PhD applicants: transcripts of bachelor/master program

Hiwi/Student research assistant

There are a limited number of student research assistant positions in our lab. These jobs usually do include work as part of a research project. If you are interested in joining our group let us know by writing an email to .

Please include the following information in your application (preferably in a single pdf document):
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts of bachelor/master program (optional but strongly suggested)

Internships and research lab visits

We are happy to host interns and lab visitors wishing to spend some time in the group. An interest in and/or previous work related to our own research interests and topics is required. Write an email to . If you are interested in working with a specific member of our group, you should state that in your email.

Please include the following information in your application (preferably in a single pdf document):
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Full publication list
  • Transcripts of bachelor/master program (optional but strongly suggested)