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Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - in the field of Programming Languages/Methodology

Department of Electrical Engineering/Computer Science - Prof. Dr. Claudia Fohry - temporary, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

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As soon as possible

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The position is initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension for another 2 years (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in connection with § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG). The possibility of a doctorate is given.




With appropriate qualification (completed doctorate), the position can alternatively be used for up to a two-year postdoctoral phase. In this case, scientific collaboration in research and teaching of the field with the above tasks, as well as additional independent research/publication activities and the acquisition of third-party funds related to parallel programming are expected.




  • Scientific collaboration in research and teaching in the field of programming languages/methodology (e.g., presentation of research results at conferences, collaboration in the application of research projects, tutorial supervision "Algorithms and Data Structures", supervision of student project work).
  • Preparation for a PhD in parallel programming (e.g. task-based parallel programming             rung, productivity of parallel programming systems, fault tolerance on program level)
  • Teaching obligation of 4 SWS according to Hess. Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung



  • Academic university degree in computer science with above-average success.
  • Very good oral and written skills in German, good English skills
  • Alternatively: Completed doctorate


Advantageous are:

  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages, algorithm design  and parallel programming (e.g. MPI,                OpenMP, PGAS languages)
  • Determined, thorough and independent way of working
  • First teaching experience, e.g. through tutoring activities


For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Fohry, Tel.: 0561-804-6270, E-Mail: fohry[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


In terms of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the reference number, and preferably also in electronic form.