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   PhD Position in Network Analysis  

The research unit Knowledge & Data Engineering is opening a new under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Gerd Stumme. The group's emphasis is on researching and developing methods and algorithms at the confluence of Knowledge Discovery, Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics. Of particular interest is the analysis of (social) networks.

We welcome talented and highly motivated candidates with knowledge in discrete structures as well as good programming skills in one major language. Furthermore, a high social competency and a very good command of the English language are expected.

Applicants to the PhD positions must have a relevant Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or a related field.

The position is (at first) limited to 3 years (cf.\ "Qualifikationsstelle" gem. § 65 HHG i. V. m. § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG; Promotionsmöglichkeit). Applications are accepted as of now until 2017-09-25.

The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer. A significant increase in the proportion of women in research and teaching is being sought. Qualified women are therefore expressly invited to apply. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities who are severely handicapped will be given preferential consideration. Please send your complete application (including all necessary documents and a letter of intent) to