PhD Position in Big Data Engineering at Hamburg University of TechnologyFull PhD

  • English

    Working Language

  • Hamburg


  • 19 Apr 2024

    Application Deadline

  • as soon as possible

    Starting Date


Open Positions


Time Span

as soon as possible for 3 years

Application Deadline

19 Apr 2024



Type of Position

Full PhD

Working Language


Required Degree
  • Diplom
  • Diplom (university of applied sciences)
  • Master
Areas of study

Computer Science, Information Systems and Management



The Institute of Data Engineering at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) for the earliest possible date, is looking for a:


full-time and for a maximum of 3 years (an extension of the initial contract is possible). The remuneration is in accordance with TV-L 13.

No.: 10623WE19

Your Tasks

  • Conducting independent and world-class research in the field of data engineering, e.g., elastic data stream processing, data processing at the edge of the network, federated learning, or data engineering in the Internet of Things. 
  • Publishing your research results in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at international conferences.
  • Collaborating with other researchers and visiting other (national and international) research institutes for academic exchanges.
  • Contributing to the teaching activities of the institute, especially in the areas of database systems and Big Data.

Your Profile

  • Very good Diploma or Master university degree in computer science, informatics, business informatics, or a related discipline is expected
  • Very good programming skills.
  • Very good scientific communication and writing skills.
  • The willingness to contribute to the teaching activities of the institute.
  • The ability to develop methods, concepts, and models, as well as their realization and evaluation and the willingness to contribute to scientific projects.
  • In-depth interest in scientific problems and the motivation for independent and goal-oriented research.
  • Knowledge in Big Data, data engineering, distributed systems or related areas is a plus.

Our Offer

  • The chance to pursue your research with the goal of a doctorate.
  • Continuing personal and professional education.
  • The possibility to present your research results at international top conferences.
  • The opportunity for stays abroad at international partner universities.
  • To become part of a creative team at an aspiring university and in one of the most livable cities of the world. 
  • A highly competitive salary. The salaries are following the German TV-L 13 scheme. An extension of the contract is possible.

For further information please contact Prof. Stefan Schulte (

We particularly encourage women to apply. Due to their underrepresentation, they will be given priority in cases of equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.

Please send your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae in table form, proof of completed training and/or university degree, latest thesis, job references or certificates of employment) via the online application system at

We look forward to receiving your online application by April 19th, 2023.

Required Documents

Required Documents
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts


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