YOU HAVE ALWAYS HAD THE DESIRE TO LEAVE YOUR FOOTPRINT AND MAKE THE WORLD A SOMEWHAT SAFER PLACE? You’re interested in SAfety-critical Systems? THEN JOIN OUR TEAM AT THE FRAUNHOFER IKS IN MUNICH AS
Researcher for Safety-critical Systems

Support us to actively shape the future of autonomous systems. Contribute to enabling dependable AI-based vehicles, machines, and production facilities (link). In addition, with us you will collaborate with the world’s best scientists. Your results will come alive in products of leading companies, and thereby you will take your part in shaping a safe future. Just take a look at: https://www.iks.fraunhofer.de/en.html.

For qualified applicants we provide the possibility to pursue a PhD.

What we expect from you

  • Master’s degree in computer science or similar studies
  • Interest and curiosity to pursue scientific research
  • Highly motivated with an independent way of working and a critical thinking mindset
  • Communication and cooperation skills
  • Preferably, initial experience in the area of safety
  • Knowledge in the area of software engineering
  • Programming experience (e.g. Java, Python, C/C++, etc.)
  • Good language skills in German and English

What you can expect from us

  • Your chance to actively shape the future
  • A unique combination of excellent science and industrial application
  • The possibility to pursue a Phd in the area of safety-critical systems
  • Gain insight into various industrial sectors and companies
  • A systematic training program, which will accelerate your professional and personal development
  • Flexible compatibility of private life and work (according to the TVöD – the public-sector collective wage agreement, holiday entitlement of 30 days, flexible working hours, compensatory working time, accessibility to a day care center, holiday care for children, etc.).
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
In case of identical qualifications preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional equality.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS conducts applied research into the topics of tomorrow: artificial intelligence, cognitive systems and intelligent software architectures for autonomous systems. Our primary focus is safety-critical applications in the areas of Industry 4.0 and automotive, as well as mobile machines and commercial vehicles. We thus develop dependable software technologies for people. For instance, we examine how artificial intelligence can be validated so that it can be utilized even in autonomous vehicles, human-robot interaction and medical instruments, paving the way for a dependable digital world.

If we could arise your interest, please apply exclusively through the career page on our website with all the necessary documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, and certificates).

Technical questions will be answered gladly by
Mr. M.Sc. Schleiß
Phone: +49 89 547088-398

Job Reference: IKS-2021-7 Closing Date:
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