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Doctoral researcher/PhD student or postdoctoral researcher in AI&HCI


 The Analytic Computing group at University of Stuttgart, Germany, invites applications for a full-time position as a

doctoral researcher/PhD student or postdoctoral researcher (100% TV-L E 13)


What We Will Offer

We provide you with a friendly, but challenging interdisciplinary research environment and support your academic career. You will have the opportunity to develop technologies that help physically impaired students to study successfully.

What You Will Contribute

You will contribute to research and development of our award-winning framework, GazeTheWeb. You will investigate how semantic understanding of E-learning environments can be turned into computer assistance for physically-impaired students. You will determine scope of this research and development in order to maximize real-world impact.


Applicants for the position are required to have an M.Sc. in computer science or in a related field. Excellent programming skills for developing interactive user interfaces and browser-based programming are required. Expertise and experience for using machine learning and computer vision methods would also be advantageous. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in an international team are indispensable for the position. Postdoctoral researchers must have shown their scientific skills by publications in internationally renowned conferences. The University of Stuttgart would like to increase the number of women in the scientific field and is therefore particularly interested in applications from women. Severely disabled persons are given priority in the case of equal suitability. The employment process of scientific employees is carried out by the university’s central administration.


The salary amounts to German TV-L E 13, which starts at approx. 50,000 Euro income per year (before taxation).

More Information

Personal inquires can be directed to Prof. Staab.


Please submit your application in one PDF file including:

  • a motivation/cover letter that highlights why you are the right fit for this specific position
  • a curriculum vitae
  • if possible, scans of all your original final transcripts and diploma certificates (or stamped, official translations) from each university degree (Bachelor, Master, etc.). Otherwise, please send unofficial documents and translations as available.

Applications submitted before January 20 will receive preferential treatment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send your application email with the subject “Application AI&HCI” to:

Information on handling applicant data in accordance with Art. 13 DS-GVO can be found at: