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Professorship (W3) (with a management function) in the field of High-Quality Software
Published(240 days ago)
Deadline for applications(199 days ago)
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)Hamburg
With the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg‘s ambition to further develop the location into a knowledge metropolis, the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is expanding its expertise in research and teaching. With its growth concept the TUHH aims to enhance its position as a leading interdisciplinary, innovative, and international university of technology in Germany. It aspires to consolidate and extend the characteristic that has constantly been its hallmark since its foundation: that of being a model university, an initiator and an innovation driver.
The TUHH is a modern, dynamic, internationally aligned university with high performance and quality standards. The main focus of research, teaching and technology transfer is to develop technology for people.
High-ranking research, especially in the three competence areas of Green Technologies, Life Science Technologies and Aviation and Maritime Systems, characterize the TUHH.
Along with engineering competences the TUHH links interdisciplinary research with digitization and development of new materials.
In teaching we are planning to develop new, internationally focused courses of study for engineering scientists of tomorrow. In the use of modern teaching and learning methods the TUHH continues to aspire to a leading position in high-quality teaching. Last not least, targeted promotion of technology transfer and company startups is another distinctive feature of the TUHH.
Implementation of the TUHH‘s growth concept is combined with a strategy that includes closer networking with scientific institutions in the Hamburg metropolitan region, the development of new, cross-disciplinary research associations, maximum excellence in basic research and strong ties with industrial partners in application-oriented research.
W 3 Professorship (with a management function)
in the field of High-Quality Software
(Reference No.: P-18-03)
The successful applicant will head the future Institute of High-Quality Software. We are looking for a person who is highly committed to promoting the development of this institute, which will be devoted to research and education related to quality aspects of software that can be of relevance in particular in cyber-physical systems and for the certification of software in technical systems.
The professorship is aligned to the technical profile of Computer Science studies at TUHH and will build a bridge between engineering applications and basic research on software or programming languages. The position is integrated into the ahoi.digital cross-university informatics platform of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
Researchers who combine an excellent research profile and an interest in interdisciplinary work with the engineering sciences are invited to apply for this position. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to:
Non-functional program properties such as real time, security, and safety
Certification of software
Correctness and quality of programs
Software for special areas of use such as aviation, smart grids and the like
Candidates with a first-rate record of research in areas not mentioned here are explicitly encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant is expected to give foundational courses on computer science in German and English, to help shape the further development of curricula of master's programs at TUHH, and to deliver courses in his or her area of research.
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) especially supports application of women.
Handicapped persons take precedence over legally non-privileged applicants of equal qualification, aptitude and professional achievement.
TUHH supports especially qualification and accomplishments in academic teaching. The legal framework of the Federal State of Germany is relevant (in Hamburg §15 of the university act of Hamburg). Applicants who have reached the age of 50 can no longer count on being accepted as civil servants.
For further information call the chancellor of TUHH, Mr. Scheunert, tel. +49 (0)40 42878-3002.
Please send your application with all relevant documents and by above-mentioned reference number till 31.01.2019 to the following address: Technische Universität Hamburg
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