PhD intelligent Systems, Tuebingen

The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and the Universities of
Stuttgart and Tübingen collaborate to offer an interdisciplinary Ph.D.
program, the International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent
Systems (IMPRS-IS). This doctoral program will accept its fourth
generation of Ph.D. students in spring of 2020.

This school is a key element of Baden-Württemberg’s Cyber Valley
initiative to accelerate basic research and commercial development in
artificial intelligence. We seek students who want to earn a doctorate
while contributing to world-leading research, and statistical learning
theory is one of the research areas in the school (with faculty members
such as Matthias Hein, Philipp Hennig, Bernhard Schölkopf, Ingo
Steinwart, Ulrike von Luxburg, to name just the few most relevant to

People with a strong academic background and a master’s degree in
Engineering, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Mathematics, Control
Theory, Neuroscience, Materials Science, Physics, or related fields
should apply.

We seek to increase the number of women in areas where they are
underrepresented, so we explicitly encourage women to apply. We are
committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially
encourage them to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value
diversity at our institutions.

Admission will be competitive. If selected, you will receive funding via
an employment contract, subject to the rules of the Max Planck Society
and the two participating universities.

You can apply at before midday CET on November 6,
2019. Finalists will be invited to selection interviews that will take
place from January 28 to January 31, 2020, in Stuttgart and Tübingen,

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