The PUMA programme offers 12 doctoral fellowships for a period of three years. Remuneration is according to Level 13 of the TV-L German salary scale. This amounts to an initial salary of 2900 Euro per month, increased to 3225 Euro per month after one year.
Doctoral degrees are awarded by the Techniche Universität or the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
One position is still open, and four more will become available soon. Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.
Applicants should be at most 28 years old and hold a MSc (or an equivalent degree) in computer science or related disciplines (typically mathematics, physics, or engineering). Fluency in spoken and written English or German is required.
Application and selection process
Candidates should send applications to Prof. Dr. Helmut Seidl (see Contact) containing a full curriculum vitae, a statement on the candidate's scientific interests, and the names and contact information of 2 references.
Shortlisted applicants will usually be invited to visit Munich and give a talk on their Master's Thesis or on a scientific topic to be agreed upon. The decision on admission will be communicated shortly after the talk.