PhD or Postdoc position at the University of Stuttgart

The Institute of Stochastics and Applications (ISA) of the Department of Mathematics at the Universität Stuttgart is offering a research position for a

Post-Doc or PhD Student

available starting October 1, 2012 or later. The appointment is for up to three years at salary scale up to 100% TVL-13. The position is funded within joint DFG-project with the Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS) at the Universität Stuttgart.

ISA’s part of the project focuses on the design and mathematical analysis of new, fully adaptive methods for cluster analysis, which are then applied to sentiment analysis by the IMS. Solid mathematical knowledge, in particular in stochastics and functional analysis are required. Moreover, a close cooperation with the computer scientists at the IMS is expected.

Universität Stuttgart wishes to increase the proportion of female academic staff and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications from women.
Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.
Please, send applications in electronic form (pdf) to

Prof. Dr. Ingo Steinwart (

by September 15, 2012.