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Juniorprofessorship (W1) in Artificial Intelligence
Published(165 days ago)
Deadline for applications(138 days ago)
University of KonstanzKonstanz
The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative
As a result of the initiative "Artificial Intelligence Baden-Württemberg (KIDBW)"
sponsored by the Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts, the University of Konstanz
is able to strengthen its profile in the Cognitive Sciences by means of a
in Artificial Intelligence
non-tenure track. The Juniorprofessorship is to be filled as soon as possible (within
2019) for a fixed term of 6 years.
The ideal candidate will work within Artificial Intelligence and will contribute to and
complement existing cognitive science strengths at the University of Konstanz.
Depending on the profile of the applicant, the Juniorprofessorship will be located either
within the Department of Linguistics or within the Department of Philosophy. Ideal are
applicants whose profile can bridge both areas. The main areas of research should
encompass one or more of the following: artificial/intelligent agents, machine learning,
natural language processing. We are looking for candidates with an interest in cognitive
science and whose research either pertains to computational linguistic aspects of Artificial
Intelligence, or is concerned with a philosophical reflection of the issues surrounding
Artificial Intelligence, including questions of ethics.
Cooperation with existing and planned research proposals at the departments is
The recruitment requirements of the State University Act of the State of Baden-
Württemberg apply. The candidate should have a completed doctorate and an excellent
track record that includes internationally visible publications and teaching experience.
Teaching will be in the study programs of the Departments of Linguistics and Philosophy
and will initially encompass 2 courses per semester, increasing to 3 courses in the latter
half of the Juniorprofessorship. Teaching and examining duties will be within the BA, MA
and doctoral programmes of linguistics and philosophy.
The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that promotes equal
opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and
As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in
research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career
Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference
if appropriately qualified (contact: Tel. + 49 (0)7531 88D4016).
Applications including a CV, a list of publications, a record of teaching experience, photocopies
of academic degree certificates, a completed submission form (please visit the
http://kim157.wwwdns.kim.uni-konstanz.de/files/pdf/uploads/Bewerberbogen2019060.pdf), and reference to Job Offer No. 2019/060 are to be
sent electronically (one pdf-file) to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the
University of Konstanz no later than the 4th of April 2019 at the E-Mail address
Further information is available from either Miriam Butt, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Thomas Müller, email@example.com.
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