Business Process Technology

PhD Position in Computer Science (m,w,d)
Business Process Management - Process Mining and Process Conformance

The Hasso Plattner Institute invites applications for a PhD position in the field of Computer Science, with a specific focus on Process Mining. This position is funded by a collaborative research project with SAP Signavio. It offers a unique opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to engage in cutting-edge research within the vibrant academic community of the institute.

About Hasso Plattner Institute: Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is a renowned hub of research and education in computer science, situated in the picturesque city of Potsdam, Germany. As an innovative institute, HPI is dedicated to advancing knowledge and technology in various areas of computer science, fostering a collaborative environment that brings together researchers, students, and industry partners. The business process technology research group is known for its excellent research; in addition, it provides an excellent ecosystem for successful spin-off companies.

Position Description: The selected candidate will work under the guidance of experienced researchers in the domain of Business Process Management. The focus of this position will be on a key challenge in process mining: conformance checking. In particular, the research will investigate techniques beyond control flow, which has traditionally been the focus of conformance checking. The research will be undertaken in a collaborative manner with colleagues at HPI and SAP Signavio. The research aims to contribute to both theoretical advancements and practical applications in industry.



What We Offer

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following documents in English:

Please email your application to with the subject line “PhD Application - Conformance Checking”. The position is open until filled. For more information about the research group, please visit Hasso Plattner Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Contact Information

Join us in shaping the future of Business Process Management through innovative research at the Hasso Plattner Institute. We look forward to receiving your application!

Prof. Dr. Mathias Weske
Business Process Technology
Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
14482 Potsdam, Germany