Postdoctoral Fellow- Probabilistic Learning, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Postdoc in Germany
Postdoctoral Fellow- Probabilistic Learning: The Scientific Computing Center (SCC) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is seeking a dynamic and highly-qualified Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our newly established Research Group focusing on Methods for Big Data, starting in August 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an international environment, contributing to cutting-edge research in probabilistic learning and big data methods.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (f/m/d) – Probabilistic Learning & Methods for Big Data


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (f/m/d)

Research Area

  • Probabilistic Learning
  • Methods for Big Data


Scientific Computing Center, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany


  • Education: Excellent university degree (Master) and completed PhD in statistics, mathematics, data science, computer science, or related fields.
  • Expertise: Specialization in at least one of the following areas:
  • Statistical Learning
  • Bayesian (Deep) Learning
  • Uncertainty Quantification and Probabilistic Machine Learning
  • High-Dimensional Statistics
  • Distributional Regression
  • Causal Inference
  • Continual Learning
  • Hybrid Algorithms
  • Skills:
  • Strong computational and mathematical skills
  • Proficiency in scientific programming languages (e.g., Python, R)
  • High proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Demonstrated creativity, commitment, analytical competence, and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

Job Description

As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will:

  • Develop novel methods leveraging statistical learning and Bayesian (Deep) Learning.
  • Investigate theoretical properties of the developed algorithms.
  • Implement these methods and contribute to joint research projects within the group.
  • Publish your research findings in leading journals, workshops, and conferences.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting a motivational letter, CV, and relevant certificates online via the application portal (button below) for vacancy number 340/2024. We encourage female applicants to apply to balance our team. Recognized severely disabled persons will be given preference if equally qualified.

For detailed information about SCC and working conditions, visit: SCC KIT Working

Contact Person for further information:
Prof. Dr. Nadja Klein
Personnel Support:
Mr. Meschar
Phone: +49 721 608-25029

Last Date for Apply

August 5, 2024

What We Offer

  • Employment at a prestigious German University of Excellence
  • Excellent working conditions in an international environment
  • Opportunities for research and academic education involvement
  • Flexible working time models (flexitime, work from home)
  • Access to various training and qualification opportunities
  • Sports, leisure offers, and child & holiday care services
  • Subsidized Job Ticket Baden-Württemberg (EUR 25/month)
  • Variety of meal options at on-campus canteens

We look forward to your application!



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