Zuse Institute Berlin - Mathematik und Informatik
Das Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) ist eine außeruniversitäre und interdisziplinäre Forschungseinrichtung des Landes Berlin für angewandte Mathematik und Informatik. Forschungsschwerpunkte des ZIB liegen bei Hochleistungsrechnen, Modellierung, Simulation und Optimierung von Problemstellungen seiner Partnern aus Forschung, Wissenschaft und Industrie.
a research position (m/f/d)
reference code: WA 52/20
pay grade E15 TV-L Berlin (100%)
The position offered is the position of the head of a BIFOLD junior research group at ZIB. BIFOLD is a cross-institutional and interdisciplinary competence center where scientists want to research and develop new approaches in the fields of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
We are looking for a candidate with extensive experience and independent research results in the field of machine learning, especially in the area of method development for applications in the materials or life sciences. He or she must be able to demonstrate internationally visible theoretical research results and applications to real-world complex systems and to build bridges to possible fields of application. He or she has experience in the design, acquisition and/or implementation of third-party funded projects.
Very difficult research tasks in the whole area described above, especially with regard to the development of machine learning methods to combine data-driven and model-oriented approaches
Establishment and management of an interdisciplinary research team
Acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects
Initiation and implementation of application projects, especially in the field of materials or life sciences
Publication of results in peer-reviewed journals
Doctorate in mathematics, computer science or related disciplines
Relevant experience in all the above areas
Proven experience in the acquisition and implementation of projects third-party funded projects
Applicants are expected to be highly motivated, creative, independent and open to interdisciplinary cooperation
Very good written and spoken English
What we offer:
an additional pension scheme (VBL),
30 days annual leave, flexible working hours (flextime),
payment in accordance with TV-L (Collective Agreement for the Public Service of the federal states), taking into account the relevant professional experience and annual special payment
and the discounted use of canteens and the sports program of Freie Universität Berlin.
How to apply:
Due to our involvement in major regional cooperative projects, such as the DFG Cluster of Excellence MATH+, the Berlin Mathematical School (BMS) or the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD), we have close ties to universities and research institutes in the region.
Although the position is released full-time, a part-time agreement is also possible.
The candidature of women is encouraged. Since women are underrepresented in information technology, ZIB is trying to increase the proportion of women in this research area.
Persons with disabilities will be given preference when equally qualified.
Please send your application, quoting the reference code WA 52/20, including CV in tabular form and all relevant documents and contact details of two references, by August 10th, 2020 (date of receipt) to
Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)
or electronically as pdf-form to: jobs zib.de.
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