Prof. Dr. Tilmann Rabl

Fully-funded PhD Position

The newly established Data Engineering Systems Group at Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) Potsdam, Germany, has openings for fully-funded PhD positions in the broad area of data engineering systems.

We are looking for research assistants with strong interest in applied, systems-oriented research in the context of data and ML systems. In detail,
the focus is on stream processing, end-to-end data engineering pipelines, systems for data science, and data management on modern hardware.
The positions are available immediately but the start date is flexible.  

Required Qualifications:
- Finished master degree in computer science (or equivalent), with a focus on database systems
- Strong interest in systems-oriented research and development
- Good English language skills (oral and written)
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse interdisciplinary team

Research assistants are expected to pursue their PhD studies, explore and address open research questions, present their work at top tier conferences, support teaching and the supervision of bachelor and master theses, as well as actively contribute to the activities of the group and the HPI.

To apply, please send your cover letter, CV, example of your work and references to tilmann.rabl(a)hpi.de.


The Hasso Plattner Institute is an independent department of the University of Potsdam, dedicated to systems engineering. HPI is convenietly located at the gates of Berlin, Europe's most vibrant city, reachable by train in minutes.


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