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05.02.2021 start immediately, , EG 13 TV-L (100%), fixed term for 3 years

Leuphana University of Lüneburg stands for innovation in education and scholarship based on the values of a humanistic, sustainable and entrepreneurial university. The collaborative search for knowledge and viable solutions in the areas of education, culture, sustainability as well as management and entrepreneurship defines the university model with its award-winning College, Graduate School and Professional School. Methodological diversity and interdisciplinary cooperation characterize our academic understanding.

The Machine Learning Group at Leuphana University of Lüneburg (foundation under public law), Faculty of Business and Economics, has a vacancy for a full-time (100 %)

Research Associate (PostDoc) (m/f/d)

(salary group EG 13 TV-L)

start immediately, fixed term for 3 years.

Your tasks:

  • Extending your scientific profile e.g., by a habilitation or similar

  • Basic research in the area of Machine Learning in Sports (e.g., soccer)

  • An active role in the research group by supervising PhD students, theses, etc.

  • Teaching duties of 4 lecturing hours per week (SWS) on Bachelor and Master leave

Your profile:

  • Completed academic university degree (Master or equivalent) in the field of Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar

  • Relevant PhD thesis in the scope of Machine Learning in Sports

  • A solid number of publications in related international journals or conferences

  • Experience with Deep Learning and a focus on areas like Sports Analytics, Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, etc. (supported by publications)

  • International network, e.g., by co-authorships or research visits

  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations

  • Excellent written and spoken English

We offer:

  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours

  • An up to date computing infrastructure (e.g., DGX-1)

  • Internal and external CPD courses

  • University sports and health promotion measures for employees

  • Employer-funded pension

If you have any questions regarding the content of the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Ulf Brefeld (brefeld@leuphana.de).

Leuphana University of Lüneburg is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering heterogeneity among its staff. Disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be given priority consideration. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please note our data protection information for applicants (which we currently only have in German).

Please send your application by 25.02.2021 preferably electronically (as a single merged pdf file) or by mail to:

Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Personalservice, Fabian Weiß

Subject: PostDoc Sports Analytics

Universitätsallee 1

21335 Lüneburg



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