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HEIBRiDS offers 10 fully-funded PhD positions

The graduate program HEIBRiDS (Helmholtz Einstein International Berlin Research School in Data Science) offers ten fully funded doctoral fellowships in a cooperative research environment across disciplinary boundaries. The application portal for the positions is now open.l //applicaton portal

HEIBRiDS projects combine Data Science with applications in Molecular Medicine, Materials & Energy, Earth & Environment, Geosciences and Space & Planetary Research and offer excellent research and training opportunities in an international and supportive environment. Research topics belong to one or more of the following areas:

- Machine Learning & Deep Learning
-  Data Management
- High-throughput Data Analytics
- Mathematical Modelling
- Imaging

Research will be conducted at one of the partner Helmholtz Centers in the Berlin region:

•    Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
•    Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY)
•    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)
•    German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
•    Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI)
•    German Aerospace Center (DLR)

or the participating Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) partner universities:

•    Technische Universität Berlin (TU)
•    Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
•    Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
•    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU)

We offer
- Cutting-edge research in data science under close supervision of a team of two mentors
- Three-year fully-funded fellowships (E13 TVöD or TV-L), with the possibility of a one-year contract extension
- Integrated training curriculum of scientific and professional skills courses taught in English
- Financial support for conferences and collaborations
Interested candidates wo have a master’s degree in quantitative sciences (Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, or Mathematics) or related applied fields (Bio or Geo-Informatics), awarded by July 2020, are invited to apply via our online application portal until February 7, 2020, and will have to submit a CV, academic record, contacts of two referees, and motivation letter referring to one or two of the available doctoral projects. Detailed descriptions of the available doctoral projects can be found upon registration to the application portal.
Successful candidates will start their PhD between July and October 2020.