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New open research positions

Develop robust, trustworthy, and sustainable AI solutions with our team of international scientists. 

BIFOLD conducts foundational research in big data management and machine learning, as well as their intersection, to educate future talent and create high-impact knowledge exchange. We are pleased to invite individuals at all expertise levels, from students and graduate students to postdocs and professors, to join our team. Our research in Machine Learning, Data Management, and Artificial Intelligence is at the forefront of the international community, and we are excited to offer the opportunity to work alongside us.

Please find our current job openings here:


BIFOLD welcomes job applications year-round


Ideal candidates are those who seek to challenge themselves academically, are passionate about data science and computer systems engineering, and possess expertise in Big Data analytics and Machine Learning, benchmarking, data science, scalable data management, scalable processing technologies that leverage hardware-based solutions, stream processing, or visual analytics.

In addition, you should have experience in two or more of the following: big data frameworks (e.g., Apache Flink, Apache Spark), database systems (e.g., SQL, NoSQL), and programming languages (e.g., Java, Javascript, Scala, C/C++, Python). Good knowledge of both German and English are strongly desired. However, at a minimum, candidates must be able to communicate in English.

If not stated otherwise in the job posting, job applications should be directed to

In general, applications must include a cover letter (specifying target position, and including the job reference number, when available), CV, academic transcripts, and letters of recommendation. Note: Postdoctoral Researcher applicants must also provide examples of past publications.