Research Associate, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Sciences

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
23 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

As part of the German government's artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, the successful Saxon competence center ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig (Center for Scalable Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence) is being expanded into a leading German AI competence center for Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI). For Technische Universität Dresden diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

At the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Sciences, the Department ScaDS.AI is offering for this purpose the position ScaDS-22.1 starting as soon as possible as a

Research Associate (m/f/x)
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

limited to 3 years with the option for extension. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification. Balancing family and career is an important issue. The position is generally suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. Please indicate your request in your application.

Professional assignment: Chair of Applied Stochastics (Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Anita Behme) and Chair of Probability Theory (Prof. Dr. rer. nat. René Schilling)

Research area: applications of AI in stochastic processes, e.g. statistics of stochastic processes

Tasks: research on the statistical analysis of (clusters) of extreme values of a stochastic process in continuous time; presentation and publication of research results in English; administrative support in running the project, e.g. organization of workshops, reporting. There will be the possibility to offer lectures in one’s own research field.

Requirements: very good university degree in mathematics and PhD in mathematics or computer science; strong scientific background in at least one of the following areas: theory of AI, applications of AI in the sciences, statistics of stochastic processes, theory of stochastic processes; ability and willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation; very good command of written and spoken English.

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents, quoting the job number ScaDS-22.1 by March 30, 2023 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to or to: TU Dresden, CIDS, Herrn Prof. Dr. Wolfgang E. Nagel, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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