2021/144 Researcher in Deep Learning and Computer Vision (m/f/d) - TV-L E 13, 100%

Wednesday, 15. September 2021 um 07:32 Uhr

"Data Science” at the Institute of Computer Science

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim


Education – Culture – Diversity – Digitalization


Researcher in Deep Learning and Computer Vision (m/f/d)

(TV-L E 13, 100%)



The newly established research group “Data Science” at the Institute of Computer Science of the University of Hildesheim offers a full-time research position with a duration of up to three years, subject to the availability of funding, in the area of deep learning and computer vision.

The position is offered within the interdisciplinary EU-project “Sustainable intensification of food production through resilient farming systems in West & North Africa” (SustInAfrica). Responsibilities within the project include to work on applied computer vision tasks in agricultural settings, such as building a smart insect monitoring system based on a computer vision analysis of insects captured in insect traps. To solve these tasks, the candidate is expected to apply state-of-the-art machine learning and computer vision techniques, and develop novel techniques where appropriate.

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hildesheim has a strong focus on research and teaching in artificial intelligence, machine learning and software engineering. It features an International Master Program in Data Analytics that attracts outstanding students from all over the world. Hildesheim is a beautiful town with UNESCO World Heritage Sites and can also easily be reached from Hanover by a metro rail link.


As a family-friendly university, we offer a varied, interdisciplinary range of tasks, flexible working hours, regular training and further education, and a special annual payment in line with the TV-L (TV-L). You can expect a dynamic, committed and open-minded team.

We are looking for applicants that either have a master degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or Mathematics with strong prior knowledge of machine learning or a Ph.D. degree in machine learning or computer vision. Applicants will have the opportunity to pursue a Ph.D. degree during their employment.

Applicants are expected to have strong analytical and programming skills. They should be able to pursue research independently. Fluency in written and spoken English is required for the position.


Deadline and Application Process


For questions about the position please contact Prof. Dr. Niels Landwehr at the email address <>.


To apply, please send your application including a curriculum vitae and a grade transcript (for Master degree holders) or publication list (for Ph.D. degree holders) as a single PDF file to <> by the 15.11.2021, mentioning 2021/144 in the subject line.

For carrying out the application process, personal data will be stored and processed.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Stiftung Universität Hildesheim‘s human resources policy is based on the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university. Applications of women for the position advertised are actively encouraged.

Positive action applies for candidates with disabilities when holding the necessary qualifications. Applications from qualified candidates with a certified severe disability are particularly welcome.