PhD-Student (m/f/d)

Updated: 27 days ago

The Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology (LIPHT) offers the following position in part time (65%) in the research department Photonic Data Science from 01th of January 2021 until 31th of December 2023:

PhD-Student (m/f/d)

The Leibniz-IPHT is a university independent research institute with close connection to the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and member of the Leibniz association.


  • Investigation of data pretreatment and data standardization using inverse modeling
  • Implementation and research of adapted machine learning methods for photonic data
  • Research on model interpretation procedures and model transfer techniques / transfer learning

Required Qualifications:

Successfully completed university studies in natural sciences, mathematics or computer science (Bachelor/Master/Diplom)

Desired Skills and abilities:

  • sound programming knowledge and skills in at least one of the following programming languages: JAVA, Python, R or Matlab
  • Experience with photonic data like Raman, IR spectra or fluorescence image data
  • Knowledge in the fields of data science, simulation and data standardization
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages would be desirable: Labview, C++
  • Good English language skills
  • Interest in interdisciplinary cooperation and an extensive understanding of problem solving


German tariffs for public employees (TV-L).

The IPHT strives for increase the proportion of female employees. Therefore woman are explicitly encouraged to apply.

To discuss details of these posts, informal inquires may be addressed to Dr. Thomas Bocklitz, tomas.bocklitz(at)

Please send your application electronically as pdf file or via mail until  8th November 2020 to:

Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology Jena, Human Resources                                        Albert-Einstein-Straße 9, 07745 Jena, Germany

e-mail: Personal_Abtl(at)

Code: 2020_34

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