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Professorship (W2 Tenure-Track W3) for Software Engineering
Published(244 days ago)
Deadline for applications(184 days ago)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)Bochum
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany's leading research universities. The University draws its strengths from both the
diversity and the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students
and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties.
PROFESSOR FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING W2 (TENURE-TRACK W3)
The Center of Computer Science at the Ruhr University Bochum invites applications for the position at the
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of a fixed-term (five years) Professor for Software Engineering
W2 (Tenure-Track W3) to start as soon as possible.
The candidate is expected to establish an excellent research program, to produce and publish original research, be an effective lecturer and
mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in institutional and professional processes. We are looking for an internationally
renowned scientist with an outstanding research profile in either Operating Systems or Programming Languages, in at least one of the following subfields:
Software Architecture and Design
Automated Software Engineering
Software Testing and Analysis
Dependability, Safety, and Reliability
Web Applications and Mobile Apps
The successful applicant is expected to cooperate with the Horst Görtz Institute for IT security and especially the recently granted cluster of
excellence Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries, and to play an active role in the development of the Center of Computer Science
at the Ruhr University Bochum (led by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology).
Strong commitment to academic teaching at graduate and undergraduate level;
Readiness to participate in interdisciplinary research;
Willingness and ability to attract external funding;
Readiness to contribute to joint research projects of the department.
The appointment requirements in accordance with the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NW;
www.rub.de/appointments) must be met.
The position is part of the federal-state programme for the promotion of early career researchers. The evaluation-criteria can be requested by email,
Following a successful tenure evaluation, the respective tenure-track professor will subsequently be awarded permanent tenure in W3.
Ruhr University Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, list of publications, list of self-raised third-party funds, and a teaching record should be
sent by email to the Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Musch; email:
later than 17 February 2019.
Further information can be obtained from the chair of the hiring committee, Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk and at our website at