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Professorship (W2, Tenure Track) for Theoretical Computer Science
Published(70 days ago)
Deadline for applications(22 days ago)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University FrankfurtFrankfurt am Main
The Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, invites applications to fill the position of a
Professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
for Theoretical Computer Science
within the Institute of Computer Science. We are seeking a candidate widely recognized for excellent research in at least one of the
research areas Algorithms, Complexity Theory, or Logic in Computer Science, substantiated by excellent publications in renowned journals
of theoretical computer science to complement our current team.
We expect that the candidate has completed a doctorate degree with above-average performance. Experience with acquiring third-party
research funding is advantageous. The successful applicant is expected to establish scientific collaborations within the Institute of
Computer Science, the Department, Goethe-University, and beyond, in particular with a focus on Green IT, Theoretical Aspects of Machine
Learning in Computational Life Sciences, Natural Sciences or Business Information Systems.
We are looking for a dedicated academic teacher who will be actively involved in teaching the theoretical foundations of computer
science in our graduate and undergraduate programs. In addition, the candidate is expected to appropriately engage within academic self-administration.
This appointment is part of a strategic repositioning of the Institute for Computer Science in Frankfurt. The initial tenure track appointment amounts
to six years (see §64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)). Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a
permanent position at a higher level (W3). The designated salary for the position is initially based on “W2” 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 five 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, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions on the position, please contact the Executive Director of the Institute of Computer Science, Prof. Dr. Ina Koch, e-mail: