Postdoc position

(Big) Data Management with applications on Scalable ML and Stream Analytics

Position Duration: Two years with possibility of extension (four years total).
Expected start date: ASAP

Job Description: We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on data management with applications to scalable machine learning and/or stream analytics, in the context of the Delft Data Science (DDS) institute. DDS has strong ties to both academia and industry. Postdoctoral researchers at DDS will be expected to publish papers in top venues, to take part in international collaborations with companies and research institutes, seek funding, and lead the development of open-source software.

The ideal candidate is an ambitious researcher who has recently obtained a PhD in the broad area of databases/data management, distributed systems, or scalable machine learning, with publications in the top venues of their field. We seek candidates who love putting their research results into practice and are open to investigate new research directions.

PhD scholarships

PhD in (Big) Data Management

Position Duration: Five+ years.
Expected start date: ASAP

Job Description: TU Delft is seeking motivated PhD candidates to support its teaching and research activities starting in the new academic year. The PhD positions will be fully funded and will require that the candidates will be participating in co-designing and teaching bachelor level courses, recruiting and managing teaching assistants, overseeing lab work, and creating and evaluating exercises. Furthermore, PhD students will be involved in supervising bachelor and master students related to their research thesis projects.

At the Web Information Systems group ( is seeking candidates interested specifically in data management research (e.g., Big Data processing, Database Personalization, Querying Languages, Query Processing, Information Extraction, etc.). Candidates who are not interested in data management research are strongly discouraged from contacting our group.

Candidates who are at the end of their Master thesis (scheduled their defense on or before July/August 2018) are also encouraged to get in contact with us.

How to Apply

Please send your CV to Asterios Katsifodimos (Assistant Professor, and Geert-Jan Houben (Full Professor and head of the Web Information Systems group, Please prefix your email’s subject with “[DDS Postdoc/PhD Application]”.

About TU Delft

TU Delft is one of the leading engineering schools in Europe. It is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university and counts as one of the best universities for engineering and technology worldwide, typically seen within the top 20.

The city of Delft: Delft is a lively, medieval city full of students, located 10 minutes away from either Rotterdam and the Hague, one hour away from Amsterdam, and two hours away from Brussels.

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