Open Positions

I have multiple open positions for Ph.D. students, undergraduate/graduate research assistants, bachelor/master theses, interns for our research group at CISPA on:

  • Adversarial machine learning and its applications (CV, NLP, cybersecurity)
  • Trustworthy machine learning (robustness, interpretability, privacy, fairness)

PhD Requirements:

  • A bachelor or master degree in CS, Stats, Math or a related field
  • Passionate for machine learning and information security research
  • Strong programming skills
  • Strong mathematical and/or statistical background is a plus
  • Excellent English (knowledge of German is not required)

What we offer for PhDs at CISPA:

  • Full-time working contract with E13-level salary.
  • Excellent research environment
  • Strong supervision
  • World-class collaborations

How to apply:

  • To apply for a PhD position, please send your CV and a research statement to my email address (xiao.zhang [at] cispa [dot] de).
  • To apply for a Hiwi or an intern position, please send your CV and a breif introduction of your research interests to to my email address (xiao.zhang [at] cispa [dot] de).
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. I will read every email, but unfortunately I will not reply to all of them.

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