11 Research Associates / PhD Students (m/f/x)

From International Center for Computational Logic
  •   Remuneration:1 E 13 TV-L (Gehaltstabelle)
  •   Workload: Full time 100%
  •   Start: as soon as possible
  •   Duration:2 3 years
  •   Contact: Markus Krötzsch
  •   Application deadline: September 9, 2022

The School of Embedded and Composite AI (SECAI) is inviting applications for

11 Research Associates / PhD Students (m/f/x)

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.


Please submit your comprehensive application (including CV and statement of research interest) preferably by certificate-encrypted email (e.g., using TU Dresden SecureMail) to Markus Krötzsch. Applications by mail can be sent to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Institut für Theoretische Informatik, Professur für Wissensbasierte Systeme, Herrn Prof. Dr. Markus Krötzsch, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. The application deadline is as above (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies). Expenses incurred in attending interviews can be reimbursed upon prior invitation.

1)subject to personal qualification
2)governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (WissZeitVG)

Topics and Work Location: Researchers of several disciplines are collaborating in SECAI on advancing AI. The spectrum of available topics ranges from core areas of computer science and electronics over medical applications to societal aspects of AI. SECAI’s main research focus areas are:
  • Composite AI: How can machine learning and symbolic AI methods be combined?
  • AI Compute Paradigms: How will future AI hardware look and how will it be used?
  • Intelligent Medical Devices: How can AI advance cybermedical systems?
  • AI Methods for Health: How can AI methods support therapy and diagnostis?
  • Societal Framework of AI: How can AI become trustworthy and free of legal risks?

The location of work (Dresden or Leipzig) depends on the topic assigned for each position. Information about the available topics and supervisors can be found at https://secai.org/topics/.

Tasks: As a member of the SECAI graduate school, you are answering challenging research questions under the supervision of leading researchers and together with other teams members from Dresden and Leipzig. You develop your own research profile, publish and present your findings are international venues, and network with the international research community.

Opportunities: SECAI offers a first-class environment for advancing your career. You can work with internationally renowned researchers and benefit from the school’s strong networks in industry and research. The graduation of highly qualified researchers is a central project goal in SECAI and doctoral students receive strong support for their professional and personal development.

Requirements: very good research-oriented university degree in a discipline that is relevant to SECAI’s research fields (e.g., computer science, mathematics, electronics, medical devices, bioinformatics, or law); fluency in English. Creativity, taking pleasure in research, and a sense for research quality and ethical behavior in research are an advantage. Please specify for which of the topics found at https://secai.org/topics/ you would like to apply.