The Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University invites applications for the position of
Tenure-Track Professor (W1)
for Mathematical Methods in Computer Science
The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of the Department of Mathematics, focusing on mathematical education in computer science. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter. Independent research activities in mathematics with links to research in the area of machine learning are expected, for example through research activities in one of the fields probability/statistics, mathematical optimization, numerical mathematics.
Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in mathematics, recognizable potential for internationally acclaimed publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals as well as teaching experience.
This Tenure-Track position is subject to an interim evaluation after four years and a final evaluation after six years. If the final evaluation is positive, this professorship will be upgraded to a full (W3) professorship with no re-advertising of the position.
This professorship is advertised as part of the German federal and state governments’ program supporting junior researchers. Applicants must be in an early stage of their career; those who have completed a habilitation will therefore be excluded.
Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured position may be found in our guidelines for tenure review under the following link:
There you can also find information on this employment category.
Applicants for a Tenure-Track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia and/or research for at least two years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.
The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. To raise the number of women in research and teaching, we expressly urge qualified women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.
Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.
The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.
Please submit your application documents via the online application portal of the University of Tübingen at
by March 28, 2023. Enquiries may be directed to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle, University of Tübingen, Germany
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