MCML - Job offer: JRG Leaders in ML

Join one of the top AI research centers in Germany and in Europe with access to an excellent network of scholars and scientists and lead a junior research group (JRG).

The MCML will establish two Junior Research Groups, one at LMU Munich and the other at TU Munich.

We are looking for you

Junior Research Group Leader in Machine Learning (m/f/x)

Your tasks and responsibilities

You will lead a research group for which you are expected to hire two PhD students (both TV-L E 13), who will be funded by MCML. You will develop an original research project in a field related to one of the three research areas of MCML:

Your qualifications


You will join one of the top AI research centers in Germany and in Europe with access to an excellent network of scholars and scientists. MCML currently has more than 40 principal investigators working in one of our three core research areas. LMU and TUM offer high-caliber research facilities with extensive support for developing innovative and cutting-edge research projects. The MCML funding includes the position of the PI (TV-L E15) and two PhD students (TV-L E13). Depending on the host university, your office will be located at LMU Munich (Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics) or at TUM on the Garching campus.

The position is an TVL-E15 position in the German TV-L system (based on the tariff contracts for public service, commensurate with experience). The position is for three years, with the possibility of extension upon re-evaluation. Working hours are flexible.

Both universitues provide diverse benefits for their employees, including support for scientists from overseas. Details can be found at LMU Gateway and TUM Global.

We interested in increasing the number of female faculty members and encourages women to apply.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.

Remuneration group

TV-L E15 (Full-time, 100%)

Start date

2023-07-01, limited to three years (with the possibility of extension upon re-evaluation)

Application deadline



To apply, please make sure to submit the following documents in a single pdf file to by February 28th, 2023.

The announcement can also be found in the LMU Job Portal and TUM Job Portal.