PostDoc Researcher in Process Mining for Digital Twins using Knowledge Graphs, Netherlands

Postdoctoral Position 2019 in Netherlands, TU/e - Eindhoven University

Process Mining for Digital Twins: We are looking for a highly motivated PostDoc researcher to join the AutoTwin EU project and work on the development of algorithms and technology for creating Digital Twins of industrial processes and value chains from networks of event data by leveraging knowledge graphs. The position is offered by the Process Analytics research group of TU Eindhoven, and the successful candidate will work on developing novel models and efficient algorithms for process mining over (very large) knowledge graphs, collaborate with multiple European universities and research institutes, and publish research results as scientific articles and open-source software.

Designation: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research Area: Process Mining, Digital Twins, Knowledge Graphs, Graph Algorithms

Location: TU Eindhoven, Netherlands


  • A PhD related to process mining, digital twins, knowledge graphs and/or graph algorithms
  • Research experience in one of the above areas
  • Eagerness to quickly acquire required knowledge in other areas and affinity to working with complex data
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research and implement research prototypes
  • Excellent written and verbal proficiency in English and good communication skills
  • Independent and responsible, with a can-do mentality

Job Description:

  • Develop and implement novel models and efficient algorithms for process mining over knowledge graphs
  • Collaborate with multiple European universities and research institutes in developing techniques for learning, using, and maintaining simulation-based digital twins, and their validation in industrial use cases in the AutoTwin project
  • Standardize the developed techniques and their dissemination through developing tutorials, training, and communication material
  • Support the Process Analytics group in coordinating a work package of the AutoTwin project
  • Publish research results as scientific articles and open-source software
  • Supervise Bachelor and Master projects and participate in teaching activities in your area of expertise

How to Apply:

  • Submit a complete application using the apply-button on the TU Eindhoven website
  • The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and the contact information of three references), and a list of five self-selected ‘best publications’
  • For more information, contact the hiring manager, Dr. Dirk Fahland, at d.fahland[at] or visit the TU Eindhoven career page

Last Date for Apply: The vacancy will remain open until the position is filled.



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