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HiWi positions (student assistantships) none (year round admission)

We are always looking for excellent and motivated students and postdocs who are interested in working on problems at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning. Even if there are no formal openings posted, we still encourage strong applicants to apply. Before applying, please refer to our Application Guidelines .


We are looking for PostDocs and PhD students with excellent analytical skills that are highly-motivated, curious, and creative. PostDoc applicants should demonstrate an internationally visible research record in computer vision and/or machine learning, with publications in the leading venues. PhD applicants should have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, mathematics, or a closely related field with an outstanding academic record. A background in computer vision and/or machine learning is a plus, but more importantly solid mathematical and programming skills are required. Knowledge of German is not required, but strong English skills are expected.


The Visual Inference Lab was founded in 2007 and conducts research in several areas of computer vision with an emphasis on applying and developing statistical methods and machine learning approaches. We regularly publish in the premier vision conferences and journals; our work has received several awards, including paper prizes at ICCV and CVPR.

TU Darmstadt is one of the leading technical universities in Germany. Its Computer Science department consistently ranks among the top 5 in Germany. Moreover, TU Darmstadt is one of Europe's strongest research institutions in the area of artificial intelligence.

Darmstadt is a very livable medium-size city in the Rhein-Main metropolitan area very close to Frankfurt.

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