Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann


Junior Researcher/Ph.D.

Are you interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science in a world-leading research institute?

In our Web Science group at HPI we offer a scholarship for an outstanding student to join us in any of the research fields related to text mining:

  • information retrieval
  • natural language processing
  • machine learning
  • recommender systems

We offer a creative, active, internationally renowned research group, support for publication at leading international conferences, support in pursuing a Ph.D., and an friendly working environment in a new, technically excellent campus. HPI is located close to Berlin, offering a wide variety of educational opportunities, recreation and tourism, and cultural events. Being directly connected to the Berlin metro rail system, HPI can be reached from Berlin city center in about 25 minutes. Both Potsdam and Berlin are very vibrant cities, and have large student and international communities.

We are looking for students with a very good master's degree (or an equivalent university degree) in computer science or related disciplines (e.g., mathematics, computational linguistics, information sciences, etc.); outstanding analytical competence, strong interest in interdisciplinary research and excellent programming and communication skills. Language skills in German are welcome. Qualified candidates who have not yet completed their master's are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates are invited to apply with:

  • Detailed curriculum vitae and copies of degree certificates/transcripts,
  • A statement of interest / letter of motivation,
  • writing samples/copies of relevant scientific papers,
  • Name of a Person who can write a letter of recommendation upon request.

If you are interested please send your application (in PDF format) with the subject heading 'Application for PhD position' via email to: Ralf Krestel (ralf.krestel@hpi.de)