1 Senior Researcher / Research Group Leader (Postdoc) – June 30th 2021, RefID: 2103WPX

1 position for a fully employed Senior Scientist at the Chair of Cyber-Physical-Systems on the Department of Product Engineering at the earliest possible date or beginning on 15th of June in a 1-year term of employment with the option of extension in a permanent position. Salary Group B1 to Uni-KV, monthly minimum charge excl. SZ.: € 3.945,90 for 40 hours per week (14 times a year).

Job Description

The group’s research topics are autonomous systems, machine and deep learning, embedded smart sensing systems and computational models. The senior researcher will work on one of these topics (or combinations of them), where a focus will be developed jointly based on the experience of the candidate. The researcher will be further engaged in teaching (e.g., student supervision), project management and funding applications.

What we offer

We offer a research position in fascinating fields with the opportunity to develop own ideas and implement them independently. Further, the researcher is part of a young and newly formed team, learns and assumes leadership responsibilities with coaching sessions, and receives targeted career guidance for a successful scientific career.


Degree in computer science, physics, telematics, electrical engineering, mechanics, robotics or mathematics with a PhD. Experience in at least one of the topics of machine learning, neural networks, robot learning or learning sensor systems. Willingness and ability to co-supervise scientific work in research including related publication activities. Programming experience in one of the languages C, C++, C#, JAVA, Matlab, Python or similar.

Desired additional qualifications

Scientific experience demonstrated by patents and publications in international conferences and journals on machine learning, neural networks, robotics or sensing. Experience in obtaining external funding and in collaborations with industrial partners. Good English skills and willingness to travel for research and to give technical presentations. Ability to work in a team, sociability, self-motivation and reliability.

Application & Materials

A complete application includes a (1) detailed curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of motivation with a reference to the desired field of research and teaching from the above-mentioned topics, (3) two letters of recommendation, (4) the PhD thesis as PDF file, (5) all relevant certificates of prior education for bachelor’s, master’s and PhD studies, (6) name, email and phone number of two additional references to contact, (7) previously published or submitted publications as links or PDF files.

Application deadline: June 30th, 2021

Online Application via: Montanuniversität Leoben Webpage

The Montanuniversitaet Leoben intends to increase the number of women on its faculty and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.