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Professorship (W1, Tenure Track) in Data Analytics and Modeling
Published(78 days ago)
Deadline for applications(30 days ago)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität FrankfurtFrankfurt
The Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics (Institute of Computer Science),
welcomes applications for the following full-time position starting as soon as possible.
Professorship (W1, Tenure Track)
in Data Analytics and Modeling
We are seeking an expert in the field of Analytics and Modeling who represents this field in research and teaching and complements the
current team. Topics of interest include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Neuroscience, Data Mining, Natural
Language Processing, and Computer Vision.
We expect the candidate to have finished an above-average doctorate and to possess an excellent track record of scientific publications.
Experience with interdisciplinary and/or international collaborations and actively acquiring third-party support are requested. The position
is part of a strategic repositioning of the Institute of Computer Science in the research areas Data Analytics, Theoretical Computer Science
and Green IT. The successful applicant is expected to establish scientific networks within the Institute of Computer Science, in particular
with computational life science, as one of the primary application areas. The professorship is embedded in the attractive research landscape
in Frankfurt within and outside of the university (see
We are looking for a dedicated academic teacher who will be actively involved in our graduate and undergraduate programs. Upon positive tenure
evaluation, we expect the candidate to be actively involved in the teaching of programming at undergraduate level. The candidate is additionally
expected to appropriately engage within academic self-administration.
The initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor is for six years according to § 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State
of Hessen (HHG). The professorship is funded by the Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses (BLP-Programm).
The invitation to apply aims to reach early-stage researchers, who have finished their doctorate. Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be
promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2). The designated salary for the position is initially based on “W1” of the
German university scale or equivalent. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see
Goethe-University aims at increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore particularly encourages qualified female scientists
to apply. Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly requested. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will
be given preferential consideration. Qualified academics with an excellent, internationally recognized record in research and teaching are invited
to submit their application with curriculum vitae (scientific and professional experience), a list of publications, a record of teaching activities,
a draft of three pages at most on present and planned research, a record of actively acquired third-party funding, certificates and documents until
July 23rd 2018 in electronic form (as a single PDF file) to the Dean of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics,
For questions on the position, please contact the Executive Director of the Institute of Computer Science, Prof. Dr. Ina Koch, e-mail: