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STUTTGART CENTRE FOR SIMULATION SCIENCE I AT THE EARLIEST CONVENIENCE
The new professor is expected to cover the field of Computational Cognitive Science both in research and teaching, specifically connecting modern
data-driven and computational methods for the modeling and simulation of cognitive processes and their applications to human-computer interaction.
The position is one of four new professorships that are established at the University of Stuttgart through the DFG Cluster of Excellence EXC 2075
„Data-driven Simulation Science (SimTech)". The professor will be jointly appointed at the Stuttgart Center of Simulation Science and the Department
of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and linked closely to the Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems group.
We are looking for an ambitious scientist with international standing who will advance the field of Computational Cognitive Science and its respective
foundations in Cognitive Science and Computer Science in close interdisciplinary collaboration with researchers from science and engineering as well as
from the humanities and the social sciences. Applicants should have made distinguished contributions in at least one of these research areas:
Cognitive modeling and simulation, especially of visual perception
Data-driven and mathematical / statistical modeling of human behavior
Behavioral experiments and evaluation methods
Decision making, human learning and reasoning
Applications of cognitive models and simulations, e. g. in human-robot interaction, computer vision or immersive environments
We encourage excellent young scientists in related areas of (cognitive) neuroscience or psychology, machine learning or artificial intelligence or human-computer interaction to apply.
We expect contributions to teaching in the Bachelor and Master programs of the Stuttgart Center of Simulation Science and of the Department of Computer Science as well as acquisition
of third-party funding and active involvement in further collaborative research projects of the University.
The professorship is funded in the context of the joint program for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and state governments. The position is a tenure track
position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor in case of positive evaluation. The requirements for employment as listed in § 51 Baden-W rttemberg University Law apply. For more
information on the criteria of evaluation and quality management, please visit the website:
Please submit your application before 20th October, 2019 by e-mail to
with one PDF attachment comprising a curriculum vitae, academic degrees and certificates, full list of publications, research and teaching statements, three selected
publications as well as the application form. Applications should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl, Stuttgart Center of Simulation Science, University of Stuttgart,
Pfaffenwaldring 5a, 70569 Stuttgart.
Further information and the application form can be found here:
https://www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de/karriere/jobs/. Please be aware of the risks regarding
confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted e-mail.
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