Associate Professorship (W2 tenure-track W3 salary level) of Computer Science, esp. Smart Networked Systems
The Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences invites applications for the position of a
Associate Professor of Computer Science, esp. Smart Networked Systems (W 2 tenure-track W 3 salary level)
as a limited-tenure civil servant to be filled as of the 2020 winter semester. Following a positive evaluation conducted at the University of Bamberg after
five years' time, the successful candidate's position will be commuted to a fully tenured W 3 professorship without a public call for additional applications. This
tenure-track professorship is sponsored by the German Federal Government-Länder Tenure-Track Programme.
The successful candidate shall represent the field of Computer Science with a focus on smart networked systems in research and teaching.
The applicant should be qualified in one or more of the following research areas: development and programming of intelligent next-generation
networked (NGN) systems (virtualized, mobile as well as stationary systems); methods for designing and programming software-defined networks (SDN)
as well as system architectures of 5G networks with network function virtualization (NFV); development of models, methods, and tools for networked and
embedded systems (incl. network operating systems, mobile edge computing, and fog computing); system architectures for the Internet of Things and related
distributed applications (esp. in the areas smart home, e-health, and ambient assisted living); measurement, analysis, and simulation of non-functional
aspects of intelligent networked systems (e.g., security, real time, performance, energy efficiency, and reliability).
The holder of the post is expected to contribute to the Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes of the Faculty, especially the B.Sc. Computer Science: Software Systems Science and M.Sc. International Software Systems Science, and participate in the development of new curricula. In addition, the successful candidate is also expected to be involved in contributing to the internationalisation of the Faculty's course offering, to support its international cooperation and exchange programmes and take on duties in the area of academic self-government.
The relevant qualifications consist of a completed academic degree, pedagogical aptitude, a particular talent for academic work generally substantiated by the quality of a doctoral degree, and, in addition to this, further academic achievements. Additional academic credentials must be certified by a Habilitation or equivalent academic qualification which may also have been obtained through activities outside of higher education or within the scope of an assistant professorship. Applicants for the tenure track professorship should have changed universities after completing their doctorate or should have done research outside of Bamberg University for at least two years.
The selection process shall be conducted according to the provisions of the Bayerisches Hochschulpersonalgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Employment Act) concerning the appointment of professors and assistant professors (Art. 18) as well as the statutes of the Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg for regulating the procedure regarding flexible appointment options.
Concerning tenured positions as a civil servant (Beamtenverhältnis), the candidate must be under the age of 52 years at the time of appointment (for exceptional cases see Art. 10 Abs. 3 Satz 2 BayHSchPG). The Faculty is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from female candidates. Where candidates are otherwise equally qualified, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
The University of Bamberg has been certified by the Hertie Foundation as a family-friendly university and is committed to taking measures to help reconcile work and family life. The university is committed to promoting gender equality in the workplace.
The University of Bamberg is a member of the regional Dual Career Network (DCNN) and provides support for the spouses or partners of newly appointed staff. More information can be found at http://www.dualcareer-nordbayern.de.
Applications from abroad are particularly welcome. Both the ability and willingness to teach in English are required. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach in the German language or the motivation to learn to speak German within five years.
Applications including the usual documents (CV, list of publications and courses taught, copies of academic transcripts and certificates) are to be submitted in either German or English, and generally in electronic form, to the Dean of the Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, 96045 Bamberg (firstname.lastname@example.org), no later than 17th April 2020.