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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


Project Assistant / PhD Position (m/f/d) in the field of AI for Intelligent Energy Systems


40 hours/week, starting presumably on May 1st, 2023, limited to 2 years


Duties and Responsibilities:

The interdisciplinary research group Intelligent Energy Systems aims to bridge the gap between basic and applied research. One of the main focuses of the group is the application of computing technologies and AI to optimize buildings and energy systems. The goal of the thesis:

  • Literature research in the field of physics-informed machine learning (5%)
  • Development of machine learning models to optimize buildings and energy systems (80%)
  • Writing scientific publications (15%)


Required Skills and Qualifications:

Admission Requirements

  • Master in computer science, energy engineering, or similar


Desired Qualification

  • Experience in Python and machine learning
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Enthusiasm for 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 April 1st 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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