Positions for Ph.D. students and post-docs

The newly established Chair of Technical Information Systems at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Multiple Ph.D. students (salary grade TV-L E13)
  • Post-doctoral researcher (salary grade TV-L E14)


We offer:

  • A stimulating research environment at one of the largest and most innovative universities in Germany, in the heart of the old city of Nuremberg
  • Excellent connections to top universities and research groups worldwide
  • Close collaboration with the applied research groups at the Fraunhofer SCS and leading industrial partners in Germany
  • Up-to-date infrastructure and resources, including funding to attend international conferences

We expect:

  • A strong background in computer science or related disciplines
  • Research interests in Web Technologies, Linked Data, Semantic Web, Cyber-physical Systems, Internet of Things, Web of Things or related topics
  • The willingness to combine theoretical study with application-oriented research in publicly funded projects


For the Ph.D. student positions we seek candidates with a M.Sc. degree and preferably with knowledge of object-oriented design principles, solid skills in Java or Python programming and familiarity with Unix/Linux systems.

For the post-doc positions we seek candidates with a Ph.D. degree and the willingness to combine research, project work (including project acquisition) and teaching.


To apply, please submit the following documents in PDF format:

  • a cover letter explaining why you think you are a suitable candidate for the position,
  • a curriculum vitae, and
  • a current transcript of grades.


We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.


Please send your application via e-mail to Andreas Harth and include #jobs in the subject line. You may direct informal queries about the positions to Andreas Harth as well.