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Full Professor (f/m) in Information and Software Science
Published(381 days ago)
Deadline for applications(343 days ago)
University of St.GallenSt.Gallen
«A place where knowledge is created» - As a leading business university we set global standards for research
and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit
of innovation in business and society.
4 Full Professors in Information and Software Science
The University of St.Gallen is undertaking a major initiative to mainstream digital sciences across its
core disciplines of management, economics, law, and international affairs. In pursuit of this goal, the university
has established a new Department of Computer Science within the School of Management and
seeks applicants for each of four initial chaired professorships in the fields of Software Systems Programming
and Development,Data Science,Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, and Interaction- and
We seek outstanding academics who have demonstrated thought leadership in any of the following
fields, adapted to applications relevant to the core disciplines of our university: algorithm design, programming
and software development (Software Systems Programming and Development); questions
related to the structure of (big) data,with a focus on data analytics and data technologies (Data Science);
learning systems, statistical modeling, or real-time information handling tools (Artificial Intelligence/
Machine Learning); and questions related to interconnected, distributed, and interactive
software structures, including the internet, theWorldWideWeb, and the Internet of Things (Interaction-
and Communication-based Systems).
The successful candidates will have a track record of internationally recognized high-quality research
and teaching experience in at least one of the fields mentioned above.Openness to interdisciplinary
collaboration with one of the core disciplines of the University of St.Gallen would be expected.
Upon successful integration of digital sciences into the larger curriculum of the university, the new department
will serve as the basis for an independent school within the university.
We seek candidates per August 1st 2018 or by mutual agreement.The University of St.Gallen is committed
to increasing the number of international scholars among its faculty. In pursuit of increased diversity
and gender equality,we especially welcome applications from women.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Dietmar Grichnik, Chairman of the Search Committee
and Dean of the School of Management (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Candidates should submit their application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references, publications
list, teaching portfolio, and a published work that best represents their current research profile, in
electronic form to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr.Thomas Bieger (online via
the website https://www.unisg.ch/jobs). Please specify in your letter which one of the above-mentioned
fields best fits your profile.The deadline for applications is December 10th 2017.
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