PhD Position in Visual Computing / Machine Learning

Technical University of Munich


PhD and PostDoc Positions in Visual Computing / Machine Learning (Prof. Niessner)

22.10.2020, Wissenschaftliches Personal

Topic / Area: The positions are flexible in terms of research direction within 3D vision with a heavy focus on cutting-edge deep learning-based techniques. We are particularly interested in static and dynamic 3D reconstruction, semantic scene understanding, and generative models for photo-realistic image/video synthesis. Overall, the main focus is on high-impact research with the aim to revolutionize the research field in 3D learning. Qualification: - Applicants for a PhD must hold a Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent - Fluent written and spoken English skills are essential - Proficient C++ coding skills (this is critical and will be tested) - Experience with deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow / PyTorch) - Excitement, self-motivation, and commitment to revolutionize the field - Post Doc Applicants Only: academic track record with publications at top-tier venues in computer vision, graphics, or machine learning (CVPR, ECCV/ICCV, Siggraph, Siggraph Asia, NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR) How to Apply: - Documents required: CV, research statement, BA and MA transcripts, MA thesis [optional] - Ask two recommenders who know your work to directly email recommendation letters - Send all documents (incl. rec. letters) directly to Prof. Matthias Niessner ( - Please understand that we cannot review incomplete applications TUM and VC & AI Lab: The Technical University’s computer science department is the Top-1 ranked computer science department in Germany. Our culture is highly international with over 40% international students in the MA program. The visual computing lab embraces its diverse culture, and is proud to host seven PhD students from 5 different countries and 19 Master students from 10 different countries. Our lab language is English. Website:

Hinweis zum Datenschutz:
Im Rahmen Ihrer Bewerbung um eine Stelle an der Technischen Universität München (TUM) übermitteln Sie personenbezogene Daten. Beachten Sie bitte hierzu unsere Datenschutzhinweise gemäß Art. 13 Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) zur Erhebung und Verarbeitung von personenbezogenen Daten im Rahmen Ihrer Bewerbung. Durch die Übermittlung Ihrer Bewerbung bestätigen Sie, dass Sie die Datenschutzhinweise der TUM zur Kenntnis genommen haben.


Mehr Information

In your application, please refer to