PhD Position in Computer Vision and Machine Learning

A PhD position (3 years) in computer vision and machine learning is available at the Institute of Computer Science II at the University of Bonn starting October 2017 or later. Topics of interest include:

  • 3D scene understanding
  • human action / gesture / complex activity recognition
  • human pose / hand pose estimation

Candidates should have:

  • a degree in Computer Science or a related field (Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Math)
  • strong mathematical background
  • extensive programming experience (C++ or Matlab or Python)
  • fluency in both written and spoken English
  • prior experience in computer vision or machine learning is a plus but not necessary

Please send applications as a single PDF to

  • CV
  • grades transcript
  • title and abstract of your master thesis
  • contact details of one to two academic referees
  • a research statement and proposal (max 3 pages) on any of the topics indicated above or another area of computer vision and or machine learning
  • publications (if any)

PhD scholarships available

A number of PhD scholarships are available in the recently established graduate school on 'Digital Material Appearance'.

Open Positions (PhD/PostDoc)

We currently have an open PhD position in an image based reconstruction and rendering project. Applicants should have a background in mathematics, computer science or physics. Employees in our group are expected to initiate research and to interact with group members. Interested? Please write an informal mail to Prof. Klein.