• Open Positions

    We have open positions for PhD students and for PostDocs. See below.

    Open PhD positions

    The group Feature-Based Data Analysis For Computer Graphics and Visualization is looking for PhD students (wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) in the areas of

    • Visualization and Data Analysis,
    • Geometric Modeling,
    • Shape Analysis,
    • Discrete Morse Theory.

    We expect the following from an applicant:

    • Master degree (or equivalent) in computer science or a related field (math, physics, engineering),
    • Outstanding academic record,
    • Solid programming experience (preferably in C/C++),
    • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

    We provide full funding for the duration of your PhD (usually 3-4 years). You will be employed as a researcher (wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) at the Max-Planck Institute for Informatics. There are no teaching requirements, but there are opportunities to work with Master students.

    The Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII) is situated in Saarbrücken, Germany, on the campus of Saarland University. It is part of an internationally renowned environment for research in computer science featuring the MPII itself, the Max-Planck Institute for Software Systems, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, the Center for Bioinformatics, the Intel Visual Computing Institute, the Cluster of Excellence on “Multimodal Computing and Interaction”, and the department of computer science at Saarland University.

    Applications can be submitted any time. Your application should include a CV, a list of publications (if any), transcripts (including high school), and the contacts of at least two references. Please send it to:

    Tino Weinkauf
    weinkauf -at- mpi-inf.mpg.de

    Open PostDoc positions

    The group Feature-Based Data Analysis For Computer Graphics and Visualization is looking for PostDocs in the general area of visual computing with a good mathematical background and preferably a focus on feature-based methods.

    Candidates should have a PhD in computer science or a related field, and an outstanding academic record including high-quality international publications.

    We provide full funding for an initial period of 2 years. You will be employed as a researcher (wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) at the Max-Planck Institute for Informatics. There are no teaching requirements, but there are opportunities to work with Master and PhD students. We provide a supportive environment for you to initiate your own research.

    The Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII) is situated in Saarbrücken, Germany, on the campus of Saarland University. It is part of an internationally renowned environment for research in computer science featuring the MPII itself, the Max-Planck Institute for Software Systems, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, the Center for Bioinformatics, the Intel Visual Computing Institute, the Cluster of Excellence on “Multimodal Computing and Interaction”, and the department of computer science at Saarland University.

    Applications can be submitted any time. Your application should include a CV, a list of publications, transcripts (including high school), and the contacts of at least two references. Please send it to:

    Tino Weinkauf
    weinkauf -at- mpi-inf.mpg.de