fortiss is the research institute of the Free State of Bavaria for the development of software-intensive systems with headquarters in Munich. The scientists at the institute cooperate in research, development and transfer projects with universities and technology companies in Bavaria, Germany and Europe. The focus is on research into state-of-the-art methods, techniques and tools for the development of software- and AI-based technologies for dependable, secure cyber-physical systems such as the Internet of Things (IoT). fortiss is organized in the legal form of a non-profit limited liability company. Shareholders are the Free State of Bavaria (majority shareholder) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

In the Neuromorphic Computing department, we search for a talented

Researcher Neuromorphic Computing (m/w/d)

Your tasks:

  • In the frame of the EU flagship Human Brain Project (HBP) and the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC),  become the lead researcher in neuromorphic computing applications in robotics, computer vision, arts and energy management systems

  • Implement your research on the Loihi neuromorphic chip, state-of-the-art event-based cameras, hardware robots

  • Be an active part of HBP and INRC and participate in workshops, present your work, write publications, extend our scientific network

  • Assist the department lead in preparing innovative project proposals in further application domains, such as IoT, space, autonomous driving in national and international consortia

Your profile:

  • PhD degree in artificial intelligence, machine learning, neuromorphic computing, robotics, computer vision or a similar topic

  • Strong hands-on skills in Deep Learning, especially in visual and industrial applications

  • Ability to read and implement machine learning related math

  • Fluency in software development with Python and/or Javascript, C++

  • A passion for applied science, technology and product development

  • Strong inter-personal skills, positive thinking and team player mindset

Our offer:

  • Immersion in an ecosystem of world leading research labs in neuromorphic computing within the INRC
  • Participation in a prestigious European project of global prominence in simulation-based neuroscience (Human Brain Project)
  • Remuneration in line with the current German public service charts (TV-L)
  • Friendly and team-oriented working atmosphere, agile work flows
  • A diverse and future-oriented field of activity
  • Challenging activities in a research-intensive environment with international exchange opportunities
  • Room for new ideas, taking on responsibility and for personal and professional development

Did we catch your interest?

Please submit your application with a motivational statement, a detailed CV and a current transcript of records to our job portal

Job-ID: NC_MA_4_2021
Contact: Axel von Arnim