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Doctoral Students (Ph.D.) / Postdoctoral Researchers (m/f/d)

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is Germany’s center of excellence for digital engineering (www.hpi.de). The Digital Engineering Faculty, founded jointly by the University of Potsdam and HPI, offers a highly practical and engineering-oriented computer science study program, which is unique throughout Germany. HPI’s university research earns international recognition, with the main focus of its teaching and research on the foundations and applications of large, highly complex and networked IT systems.

 

The Digital Engineering Faculty, established jointly by Hasso Plattner Institute and the University of Potsdam, is one of Germany‘s excellence centers in Computer Science and IT Systems Engineering. In the course of our ongoing expansion, we are currently seeking

 

Doctoral Students (Ph.D.) / Postdoctoral Researchers (m/f/d)

for our “Internet Technologies and Systems” chair, based in Potsdam, Germany.

 

Our Multimedia and Machine Learning Research Group is recruiting for multiple positions of Ph.D. / PostDoc in the fields of:

  • Efficient Deep Learning, e.g., model compression, acceleration
  • Deep learning algorithm design
  • Edge AI

 

Your future tasks:

  • Research and development of efficient deep learning inference engine that supports multiple hardware platforms, e.g., GPU, CPU, and FPGA
  • Contribute to the open-source frameworks
  • Presentation of research results on top-tier scientific conferences
  • Participate in collaborative work with industrial partners

 

Your skills:

  • An outstanding master’s degree (or an equivalent university degree) in computer science, targeting a Ph.D. degree
  • Passionate about developing the next generation of efficient deep learning inference engine
  • Strong programing experience in Python and C++, and basic CUDA programming and optimization experience, or FPGA programming experience
  • Development experience of a deep learning framework is a great plus
  • Eagerness to participate in teamwork, outstanding analytical competence, and a strong interest in current ML research
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both in spoken and writing. Language skills in German are welcome.
  • Paper publication record as a plus

 

What we offer:

  • A creative, active, internationally renowned research group and an outstanding working environment
  • Support for publication at leading international conferences and in journals
  • Collaborative working experience with leading technology industries such as Facebook, Huawei, Alibaba, SAP etc.

 

Application

Excellent candidates are invited to apply with

  • Cover letter explaining your motivation and qualifications for the position
  • Detailed curriculum vitae and copies of degree certificates/transcripts
  • Publication record and samples of relevant scientific papers
  • Recommendation letters (optional)
  • Salary expectations
  • Possible date of entry

 

The position is immediately available. We will consider applications until the vacancy is filled.

Application documents (as pdf) should be sent to Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel (hr-meinel(at)hpi.de).

 

Hasso-Plattner-Institut for Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2–3
14482 Potsdam
Germany