Rese­arch Assist­ant in Data­base Sys­tems and Inform­a­tion
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Soft­ware Engin­eer­ing and The­or­et­ical Com­puter Sci­ence
Germany

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty IV - Insti­tute of Soft­ware Engin­eer­ing and The­or­et­ical Com­puter Sci­ence / Data­base Sys­tems and Inform­a­tion

Rese­arch Assist­ant - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

under the reserve that funds are gran­ted - part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

The Data­base Sys­tems and Inform­a­tion Man­age­ment (DIMA) Group seeks to hire a Rese­arch Asso­ci­ate (PhD can­did­ate or Post­doc) to con­duct R&D in the area of “scal­able data man­age­ment on mod­ern hard­ware”. The goal is to rese­arch how to lever­age mod­ern hard­ware, such as many-core pro­ces­sors, co-pro­ces­sors like GPUs and FPGAs, new stor­age media like NVRAM and SSDs, as well as high-speed net­works for scal­able data stream pro­ces­sing. In this con­text, the rese­arch asso­ci­ate will invest­ig­ate how mod­ern hard­ware can be effi­ciently app­lied in mod­ern com­puter archi­tec­tures and con­sider app­lic­a­tions such as e-sci­ences, Indus­try 4.0, Inter­net of Things, or Digi­tal Human­it­ies as tech­no­logy dri­vers. This effort is part of the recently estab­lished pri­or­ity pro­gram SPP 2037 “Scal­able Data Man­age­ment for Future Hard­ware" fun­ded by the Ger­man Sci­ence Found­a­tion (DFG).

Require­ments:

  • suc­cess­fully com­ple­ted uni­ver­sity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in Inform­a­tion Sci­ence, Data Man­age­ment
  • PhD in Data Man­age­ment wel­come
  • can­did­ates should be inter­ested in con­duct­ing rese­arch and sys­tem-devel­op­ment in a real-world app­lic­a­tion set­ting
  • in par­tic­u­lar, we expect a pub­lic­a­tion record at lead­ing data man­age­ment con­fer­ences such as SIG­MOD and VLDB
  • excel­lent Eng­lish lan­guage skills are expec­ted; Ger­man skills are desi­red
  • deep know­ledge of the imple­ment­a­tion of data­base sys­tems are a pre­requis­ite
  • know­ledge in dis­trib­uted pro­gram­ming, com­piler tech­no­logy as well as mod­ern hard­ware will be look­ing upon favor­ably, as will be exper­i­ence in pro­ject man­age­ment and open-source devel­op­ment

How to ap­ply:

Please send your app­lic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments (includ­ing a cover let­ter (stat­ing the job ref­er­ence num­ber), CV, aca­demic tran­scripts, and ref­er­ence let­ters as well as rep­res­ent­at­ive sci­ent­i­fic works (e.g., pub­lished papers, Mas­ter's the­sis)) by email (sin­gle pdf file, max. 5 MB) to Prof. Dr. Vol­ker Markl at jobs@dima.tu-berlin.de.

By sub­mit­ting your app­lic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­ces­sed and saved. Please note that we do not pro­vide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment home­page: https://www.abt2-t.tu-berlin.de/menue/themen_a_z/datenschutzerklaerung/ or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies bet­ween women and men, app­lic­a­tions by women with the requi­red qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desi­red. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favo­red. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diver­sity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Der Prä­sid­ent - Fak­ultät IV, Insti­tut für Soft­ware­tech­nik und The­or­et­ische Inform­atik, FG Daten­bank­sys­teme und Inform­a­tions­man­age­ment (DIMA), Prof. Dr. Vol­ker Markl, Sekr. E-N 7, Ein­stein­ufer 17, 10587 Ber­lin
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Facts

ID: 85596

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
Site:
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
Type:
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
Dur­a­tion:
until 31/08/23 resp. for a period of 3 years
Part-/Full-time:
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Remu­n­er­a­tion:
Salary grade E13
Scope:
  • com­puter sci­ences
Field of stud­ies:
  • com­puter sci­ence
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (fluently written and spoken)
  • German (good knowledge of language)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
13/11/20
Re­ference num­ber:
IV-456/20
Con­tact per­son:
Prof. Dr. Volker Markl
Con­tact phone:
+49 (0)30 314-23555
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät IV, Institut für Softwaretechnik und Theoretische Informatik, FG Datenbanksysteme und Informationsmanagement (DIMA), Prof. Dr. Markl, Sekr. E-N 7, Einsteinufer 17, 10587 Berlin
By e-mail:
jobs@dima.tu-berlin.de
Applic­a­tion papers:
including a cover letter (stating the job reference number), CV, academic transcripts, and reference letters as well as representative scientific works (e.g., published papers, Master's thesis)


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