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The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the youngest universities in Germany, and thinks in terms of possibilities, not limitations. UDE ranks 17th in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the world’s 150 best universities that were founded in the past 50 years. paluno, the Ruhr Institute for Software Technology, was founded in 2010. With seven professors and more than 100 academic staff members, paluno conducts application-oriented research in close cooperation with prominent partners from industry and research. paluno’s research areas include adaptive systems, mobile computing, cloud services, cyber-physical systems and software product lines. paluno is actively involved in key European initiatives and research projects.


You will take on a leadership position in one of our EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation projects starting beginning of 2017. We offer you a fascinating international research environment. The announced position of a Senior Researcher (salary classification TV-L 14) is offered for two and a half years with the option for extension. The position also provides the opportunity to pursue further academic qualification.

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In the context of European and national research projects, the Software Systems Engineering research group studies and develops innovative solutions for current research questions. To support our research activities, we are looking for a PhD candidate/associate researcher (salary classification TV-L 13) in each of the following two areas, respectively:


Participation in one of our EU Horizon 2020 projects focusing on data-intensive software systems and big data technology: For details see the full job advert.

Further development of established techniques and methods to support the model-based engineering of collaborative embedded systems and cyber-physical systems: For details see the full job advert.

The positions are initially offered for two and a half years with the option for extension. The positions are offered as full-time or part-time (at least 50 % of a full-time position). Each of the two positions also provide the opportunity to earn a PhD degree and thus to obtain further academic qualification.