Open positions

Remote options available!

Including 4-year senior postdocs and group leaders


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Open positions

After 12 years in the UK, Professor Sebastian Vollmer moved back to Germany to lead a research group at the University of Kaiserlautern and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. We are hiring on all levels: MSc, PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and group leaders.

Senior Researcher/Group Leader

Are you excited by this lab’s research directions and want to lead your own research agenda and grant income? Our group and DFKI is an excellent place for you.

Senior Postdoc

from ~€4500 per month

Are you excited by this lab’s research directions and want to lead your own research agenda? Our group and the DFKI is an excellent place for you.

Postdoctoral Fellows

~€3400 after tax, depending on circumstance

If you have completed or are about to complete your PhD and are interested in our projects, get in touch. We can be a great springboard into industry, to create startups and be the first step of an academic career.

PhD stipends

€1700 per month stipend + €600 HiWi position

If you are excited by our past research or the topics mentioned, please get in touch.

MSc stipends (international students are very welcome)

We predominantly hire PhDs and Postdocs, but if you are highly motivated and see exceptional synergy with our group, please contact us. You need to apply via to be admitted but get in touch before. Overview of the course regulations might be useful to look at beforehand.

Life in Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern has an international flair and is situated close to the French and Luxembourgian borders. This town lies in the middle of the low-lying mountain range known as the Pfälzerwald, or Palatinate Forest. The science centre is renowned for technology and innovation. With everything close at hand, it’s an ideal place to study.