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Academic staff member

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Ort: 55122 Mainz
Web: - Bewerbungsfrist: 15.03.24

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. Thanks to its location in the Rhine-Main science region, the university can unfold to its full potential and showcase its innovative power and dynamism. Its status as a comprehensive university allows for multidisciplinary learning and teaching and has great potential for internationally renowned, interdisciplinary research. Almost all of its institutes are located on a single campus close to the Mainz city center – creating a lively academic culture for researchers, teaching staff, and students from every continent.

Faculty 08: Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science / Institute of Computer Science / Practical Computer Science / Information Systems of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Academic staff member

Full-time (100 %)

The offered position is located in the DFG-funded project "Optimizing explicit and implicit buffer management in database systems".

Your tasks:

  • Conduct research on a doctoral project in the context of the DFG-funded project "Optimizing explicit and implicit buffer management in database systems". This entails:
  • Design and implementation of new concepts in the context of buffer management. 
  • Experimental evaluation of these concepts against state-of-the-art methods.
  • Writing of research papers which materialize in a PhD thesis at the end of the project duration.
  • Presentation of work at international conferences and workshops.

Your profile:

In addition to the general requirements according to public services law, applicants must meet the recruitment requirements stipulated in § 57 of the Hochschulgesetz of Rhineland-Palatinate.

  • A Master's degree in computer science or a strongly related field
  • Strong programming skills (preferably C/C++)
  • Interest in system-centric development
  • Be proficient in oral and written English
  • Very good communication skills
  • Be team- and result-oriented
  • A background in data management and/or operating systems (i.e., in form of taken courses) is considered as a plus.

What we have to offer:

  • You will be part of a highly qualified international team and a stimulating work environment
  • Close supervision of your research project
  • Flexible working time arrangements, hybrid working
  • Up-to-date equipment
  • Jobticket, optional for the entire Rhine-Main area
  • Extensive human resources development offer


The position is paid according to EG 13 TV-L and to be filled immediately. The position is limited to a period of three years.

The position serves the purpose of academic qualification (doctorate).


JGU is diverse and welcomes qualified applications from people with varied backgrounds.


We aim to increase the number of women in the field of research and teaching and therefore encourage female researchers to apply.


Candidates with severe disabilities and appropriate qualifications will be given priority.


Are you ready for a new challenge and interested in this varied and responsible position? Then submit your complete application (CV, list of taken courses and grades) until 15.03.2024, preferably via the „Apply now“ button.


For questions and further information please contact Prof. Dr. Felix Schuhknecht by


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