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Independent Research Group Leader (f/m) in the Cyber Valley Initiative
Published(935 days ago)
Deadline for applications(898 days ago)
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems / University of Stuttgart / University of TübingenStuttgart-Tübingen
The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart-Tübingen, Germany,
the University of Stuttgart, and the University of Tübingen
invite applications for positions of up to
9 Independent Research Group Leaders
in the Cyber Valley Initiative
Cyber Valley is a new center for AI research, bringing together partners from science and
industry to create a world-leading hub for research in intelligent systems
and to establish an ecosystem for startups in the field of artificial intelligence.
Successful candidates should have an outstanding international early-career track record
in AI research, including but not limited to:
Perception & Computer Vision
Frameworks and Architectures for Intelligent Systems
See http://cyber-valley.de/jobs for further details and topic areas.
Each of these research-focused positions will lead a new Cyber Valley Research Group located either at the Max Planck Institute for
Intelligent Systems, at the University of Stuttgart, or at the University of Tübingen as part of the Cyber Valley initiative
Baden-Württemberg. The establishment of a competitive basic research program is expected. The research groups are expected to
engage actively with the existing research environment, including the Cyber Valley partners. The research groups will be able
to draw on infrastructure and a stimulating environment for successful company startups in the area of artificial intelligence.
All applications will be considered for two different types of positions that offer scientists an excellent opportunity for
career advancement. During the selection process, depending on the career stage of the applicant, the most suitable position
will be identified in agreement with the successful candidates.
Cyber Valley Research Group Leaders at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent
Systems: The group leader positions are at W2 level (roughly equivalent to assistant/associate
professor level). The successful applicants are provided considerable funds for personnel, equipment and
running costs that enable the group leaders to flexibly engage in their independent research agenda. The
Max Planck Research Groups are limited to five years, but may be extended.
Cyber Valley Research Group Leaders at the University of Stuttgart and at the University of Tübingen:
The funding includes a group leader position (TV-L E14), PhD positions as well as startup and running budgets for
up to four years. The groups will be embedded into the appropriate faculty at the University of Stuttgart or the
Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science of the University of Tübingen, respectively, and benefit
from the support structures.
The Max Planck Society, the University of Stuttgart, and the University of Tübingen are equal opportunity employers
and strive for gender diversity. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.
We are committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in our workforce and therefore encourage applications from such qualified individuals.
Applications should contain a description of past and future research activities
(up to three pages), a CV and publication list, and three reference letters submitted
directly by the referees. Inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be submitted in English as a single pdf-file through the online
application system at http://cyber-valley.de. The closing date for applications is
June 30, 2017.
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