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Full Professor of Computer Science

University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth, Bayern 95447
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The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Full Professor of Computer Science

at pay grade W 3 (minimum salary per month: 7,217 euros) to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position.

The incumbent will be involved in teaching in the undergraduate computer science programmes, as well as in the cooperative computer science programmes, especially in the minor “Applied Computer Science - Multimedia”, in the master's programmes “Scientific Computing”, “Electrical Engineering & Information Systems Technology”, “Computer Game Studies”, and “Media Culture & Media Economy”, and in the doctoral programmes “Computing Science”, “Computer Game Studies”, and “Media Culture & Media Economy”. The ability to teach in German and English is expected.

The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at www.uni-bayreuth.de/en.

Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, experience obtaining external funding, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science, Prof. Dr. Stephan Kümmel (Dekanat.MPI@uni-bayreuth.de), by 12 October 2020. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant, and if unsuccessful, the files will be permanently disposed of in accordance with data protection law.



The incumbent should represent research and teaching in a field of computer science that complements the areas that are already covered. Applicants from the following fields would be particularly welcome: IT security, artificial intelligence, programming languages, mobile computing, and embedded systems. In addition to strengthening the computer science group, the appointed professor will be expected to expand cooperation in research and teaching with other subject areas.

We are looking for an internationally recognized scholar who will complement the existing expertise in computer science with an independent research and teaching profile. Experience in obtaining external funding is expected. This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early-career scholars. Experience in independently setting up your own research group would be an advantage.


Posted: 2020-09-01 Expires: 2020-10-01

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Full Professor of Computer Science

University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth, Bayern 95447

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