The Digital Media lab ( and the HCI lab ( at the University of Bremen ( (department heads: Rainer Malaka and Johannes Schöning) have multiple job openings for researchers, PhD students and Postdocs in the areas of:

  • HCI
  • Novel Interfaces
  • Entertaining Computing
  • Serious Games
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Semantic Modelling of Everyday Activities

We look for full time researchers (reimbursement according to TV-L EG13). The successful candidates will be working with a dynamic, friendly and helpful team of computer science researchers. The University of Bremen is one of 11 institutions classed as an “Elite university” in Germany, and a university of approximately 23,500 students from over 100 countries offering a broad range of additional benefits such as sports facilities, cultural activities and daycare. We love to work with students with strong technical skills and backgrounds across disciplines. Candidates should have an excellent Master’s degree or equivalent in computer science, or related disciplines such as design, psychology, mathematics, physics, etc. Required skills are solid experience in software development and a very good command of English (reading/writing/speaking). Ideally, you have specialized in one of the disciplines mentioned earlier and already have first experiences in academic research. In addition, the successful candidate is highly self-motivated, passionate about their work and has a good ability to work both independently as well as in a team in a multidisciplinary environment. The jobs are available for up to 4 years (depending on the actual profile).

How to apply?

Applications should comprise a

  • cover letter,
  • complete CV including any achievements,
  • degree certificates (including list of courses and grades),
  • names and contact details of at least two referees,
  • a one pager on your past and future research interests and ideas for
    your PhD or PostDoc agenda
  • and other credentials if any (e.g. recommendation letters, publications, etc.).

Please send your applications by email to Prof. Dr. Rainer Malaka & Prof. Dr. Johannes Schöning via Petra Tienken (