The Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) is a technical-scientific research institution rich in tradition based in Austria. TU Graz is an international top performer in all its five Fields of Expertise, capitalising on intense collaborations with industry and other research facilities worldwide. Within the European higher education landscape, TU Graz is a strong player in attracting talent and resources.

Open PhD Position on Novel Computing Concepts

The Lab of Robert Legenstein at TU Graz is offering funded PhD positions in the area Deep Learning and Computational Neuroscience. A background in Deep Learning, Computataional Neuroscience, Computer Science, or Mathematics is desirable, as well as evidence for excellent prior performance as a student.

Successful candidates will investigate models of computation and learning in neuronal networks with nonlinear dendritic processing and develop learning algorithms for optical processing hardware. She/he will be embedded in the interdisciplinary consortium of the EU-FET-open project ADOPD (Adaptive Optical Dendrites).

See for a brief project description.

Please send your application including a CV, any prior thesis and/or work, and trascript of records to