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Professorship (W3) of Artificial Intelligence
Published(190 days ago)
Deadline for applications(160 days ago)
Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (HdM)Stuttgart
Hochschule der Medien (HdM) in Stuttgart, Germany, specialises in media education for companies, organisations and institutions in the public sector.
We currently offer nearly 5,000 students attractive study opportunities centred around approximately 30 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes.
For its Media Information Studies programme, our Faculty of Print and Media is currently seeking to appoint a:
PROFESSOR OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE with effect from the 2019/2020 winter semester Pay band W3, reference SS1901P
To complement our existing teaching and research activities in the field of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning, the post-holder is
expected to contribute to teaching and research in the following areas:
Assistive and cooperative artificial intelligence
Modelling for cognitive systems: world models, user modelling, causality models
Sensors and perception
Human-computer interaction in the context of cognitive systems
The post-holder is expected to have a degree in the field of computer science, information technology or a related discipline and have completed a doctorate in the field of
artificial intelligence (AI). The candidate should have gained professional experience in the development of AI systems and also have a clear affinity for research and
strong didactic skills. Principal duties associated with the role include:
Provision of teaching on both mandatory and elective subjects for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in English and German
Supervision of research and project work
Cooperation with companies in the professional field
Bidding for and implementing externally funded research projects
The post-holder will be required to play an active role in departmental administration and in the ongoing development of study programmes and curricula as well as being
prepared to help raise the university’s research profile through his or her independent research activities. In particular, active participation in the work of
HdM’s Institute for Applied Artificial Intelligence is expected.
For further details relating to this role, please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Johannes Maucher on telephone +49 (0)711 8923-2178 or by email at
In view of our commitment to increasing the proportion of women in academic positions, we explicitly invite applications from suitably qualified women. For any equality-related questions, you are also welcome to contact our Equal Opportunities Officer Prof. Dr. Katrin Hassenstein by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications from appropriately qualified people with a disability will be given priority consideration.