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Full or Associate Professor (f/m) in "Computer Science"
Published(254 days ago)
Deadline for applications(232 days ago)
Freie Universität Bozen - Free University of Bozen-BolzanoBozen (Italien)
The Faculty of Computer Science of the Free University of Bolzano/Bozen
is seeking excellent candidates to fill the following permanent academic position
Full or Associate Professor in "Computer Science" (01/B1 – INF/01)
Candidates should have a strong research background, as the Faculty of Computer Science puts a strong emphasis on foundational and applied research, on experience in the development of scalable systems, and on the co-operation with national and international research institutions and companies.
Candidates should also be committed to teaching excellence. They are expected to teach both introductory and advanced courses in Computer Science, and they will be involved in PhD student supervision—as each year the university funds several scholarships for the PhD program in Computer Science. Management skills and a strong record of project funding from companies and other public and private organizations are mandatory.
The position offered is:
• permanent full-time position as Full or Associate Professor (Professore Ordinario o Associato) in Computer Science (INF/01)
The normal teaching load for Full/Associate Professors is 120 hours/ year.
University of Bozen-Bolzano has an attractive salary model and pay is commensurate with the scientific merits of the candidate. Relocation benefits, post-doc contracts, and start-up budget are also offered.
While the teaching language for the Computer Science courses is English, knowledge of the three teaching languages (German, Italian and English) at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is expected to be acquired in due course, as it is essential for academic and everyday life.
Approximate starting date: September 2018
About the Faculty/University
The Faculty of Computer Science has been ranked in the fourth position for the quality of research in Computer Science among the Italian universities.
The outstanding feature of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is its trilingual approach to teaching and research and its international ambience. With 5 faculties, 10 Bachelor, 15 Master and 6 PhD programs and around 3000 students, this young independent University acts as a bridge between the German and Italian cultural and economic areas. Most of the teaching staff have an international professional background.
The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is committed to increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore explicitly encourages women to submit their expressions of interest.
With its almost 100,000 inhabitants, Bozen-Bolzano, as the capital of the province of Alto Adige-South Tirol, is a multilingual business and tourist center located in a beautiful setting in the Dolomite Alps.
According to Italian legislation, only candidates already holding an equivalent academic position (full or associate professor) at their current foreign university are qualifying for a "direct call".
Candidates with expertise in the following areas of Computer Science will be preferably considered: human-computer interaction, security, data visualization and analytics, business information systems.
Applicants must send their expression of interest, together with a detailed curriculum vitae including research, teaching, and organizational records, a cover letter with the specification of the position they are applying for (associate or full professor), and three references (optionally with letters of reference already included) to the contacts listed below.
Expressions of interest will be considered from now until November 30th 2017.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.