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2018-04-092018-05-09

W3-Professorship in Algorithmics

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg 76133
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9300 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.

The Institute of Theoretical Informatics within the Division II – Informatics, Economics, and Society – is seeking to fill, as soon as possible, the position of a

W3-Professorship in Algorithmics

The research area of the professorship is supposed to be part of the core area of algorithmics. In particular, both algorithm theory and algorithm engineering are welcome. The position holder is expected to contribute to KIT's strategic focus on “Algorithm Engineering for the Scalability Challenge” and to engage appropriately in teaching of the courses of study in informatics at the KIT Department of Informatics, both in the compulsory and elective areas (in German and English language). There is a transitional period for acquiring German language skills.

The KIT is looking for a person with excellent scientific qualifications and an excellent international track record in the corresponding field of research. Extensive experience in acquiring third-party funds and leading scientific working groups is expected, as well as very good didactic skills and several years of experience and high commitment in independent teaching, both in basic informatics lectures and in advanced courses on topics from the research area of the professorship.

In all other respects, the requirements for appointment are in accordance with the Higher Education Act of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg (LHG), Article 47.

KIT is pursuing a gender equality policy and encourages women to apply. Furthermore, in case of equal qualification, preference is given to applicants with disabilities.

To Apply: Applications with the usual documents (CV, credentials, academic background and list of publications) and a perspective paper of no more than five pages on the planned research and teaching activities as well as (possibly interdisciplinary) collaborations at KIT must be submitted by September 14th, 2018 to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Dean of the KIT Department of Informatics, Am Fasanengarten 5, D-76131 Karlsruhe, email: dekanat@informatik.kit.edu. For additional information, please contact Prof. Dr. Peter Sanders, Tel.: +49 721/608-43985; email: peter.sanders@kit.edu

Further details can be found on our website: www.kit.edu.

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