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Graz University of Technology is the longest-established university of technology in Austria. Here, successful teams of students, talented up-and-coming scientists, ambitious researchers and a lively start-up scene enjoy an inspirational environment as well as access to top-quality equipment. And all this in one of the most innovative and livable regions in Europe. TU Graz offers an inspiring working environment with outstanding infrastructure and service-oriented university management.

The Institute of Software Technology at TU Graz has an opening for a


University assistant without doctorate in the field of Federated Learning and Edge-Enabled AI for Intelligent Energy Systems

40 hours/week, starting presumably on April 1st, 2023, limited to 3 years


Duties and Responsibilities:

Current IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for enegry systems in smart buildings depend almost exclusively on cloud in- frastructure and cloud-based services. In the OctoAI project, we are developing the next generation of high-performance Edge AI (Artificial Intelligence) for intelligent energy systems by combining concepts of Transer and Federated Learning.

We are looking for motivated and talented applicants  with solid background or willingness to learn the following topics:

  • Machine Learning concepts (e.g., Federated Learning)
  • Embedded Computing (e.g., μController programming)
  • Federated Learning (e.g., Tensorflow Federated, OpenFL)


Required Skills and Qualifications:

Admission Requirements

  • We are looking for motivated and talented applicants with good university degrees (M.Sc. or equivalent) in Computer Science (or comparable fields).


Desired Qualification

  • fluent in English (oral and written)
  • ciritical thinker and a problem solver
  • independent and organized team-player
  • enthousiastic about Intelligent Energy Systems


We offer:

  • Interesting area of responsibility
  • Flexible working schedule
  • University’s sports program
  • Safe and stable working environment
  • Subsidy for public transport
  • Exciting opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Top research infrastructure and access to the latest technologies
  • Public transport subsidy
  • Workplace Health Management
  • Award for being the most family-friendly enterprise in Styria 2018
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Possibility for Home-Office
  • Seal of quality for in-house advancement of women
  • Company pension funds
  • International training and teaching opportunities


We offer a minimum annual gross salary based on full-time of € 45,882.20, overpayment possible depending on qualification and experience.


Graz University of Technology actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. People with disabilities and who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.


We look forward to your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, references, further documents) by March 31 2023 at the latest on our TU Graz Jobportal



Graz University of Technology

Institute of Software Technology

Inffeldgasse 16b/II, 8010 Graz


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