The TUM-Professorship for Signal Processing in Earth Observation develops innovative methods for information extraction from remote sensing data in close cooperation with the Department EO Data Science of the Remote Sensing Technology Institute of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). For the BMBF-funded Future Lab on Artificial Intelligence in Earth Observation (AI4EO), we are looking for a senior scientist / science manager for the scientific administration of the lab from May 1, 2020. The Future Lab will bring together 12 highly renowned senior scientists and dozens of junior scientists from across the globe to carry out cutting-edge research that will help to bring AI4EO to the next level.
Promising applicants have a PhD degree in mathematics, computer science, machine learning, remote sensing or similar. In detail, we expect:
• a scientific track record related to the relevant field (AI, machine learning, computer vision, Earth observation)
• proven skills in management or administration of scientific projects
• excellent communication skills and team spirit
• solid command of the English language both in written and spoken form (German language is a plus)
What we offer
We offer the possibility to join a highly visible flagship project with connections to both artificial intelligence and Earth observation as exciting and innovative fields of cutting-edge research. Given the international nature of the future lab, the position comes with excellent opportunities for international networking.
The Technical University of Munich wants to increase the number of female employees, i.e. qualified female
candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply for this position. Severely disabled candidates will be preferred if they are essentially similarly qualified and suitable for the position. Pending the approval of the project by BMBF, the position is supposed to be filled by May 1, 2020 and limited to 3 years. Payment is according to TV-L E14 scale.
Interested candidates please send their documents, including CV and documentation of their academic edu-cation to email@example.com.