Three PhD positions on machine learning for education

Website Bielefeld University

The new research group “Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning” at Bielefeld University, Germany is looking for PhD candidates! We want to build a research-oriented intelligent tutoring system to support the teaching at the Faculty of Technology and a new lab for small-scale, in-depth studies with students – all under the motto of interactive, interpretable, and explainable machine learning (for education).

Interested candidates are invited to apply for one (or both) of these two positions:

1. Research position for machine learning modules for intelligent tutoring systems and their evaluation in empiric studies (fixed-term contract until July 31, 2026:

2. Research (80%) + teaching (20%) position for interactive and interpretable machine learning and empiric studies (fixed-term contract for four years:

A third position on intelligent tutoring system development will be announced soon, as well.

All position are intended for PhD students and are *full-time* research assistant positions, paid according to TVL E13 (roughly 52 000 EUR per year, before taxes and deducations). Equipment and office space will be provided for you. Social security and health care will be partially covered, as well. Also note that living is reasonably affordable in Bielefeld and the university only asks for very modest student fees (around 650 EUR per year).

Finally, note that the research group is still new and small, such that you would profit from close collaboration with and easy access to your supervisor.

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