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Tenure Track Professorship (W1) of Food Informatics
Published(53 days ago)
Deadline for applications(13 days left)
University of HohenheimStuttgart-Hohenheim
Based on its Structure and Development Plan 2018-2022 "Bioeconomy and Digital Transformation", the University of Hohenheim currently seeks to expand its competence in
informatics. Amongst others, this is accomplished by the establishment of the professorships "Bioinformatics", "Information Systems in Agribusiness", and
"Artificial Intelligence in Agricultural Engineering" as well as the cross-faculty "Computational Science Lab". In addition, the Faculty of Natural Sciences
is seeking to fill at the earliest convenience the following professorship at the Institute of Food Sciences and Biotechnology for the first time:
Tenure Track Professor (W1)
of Food Informatics
This is a grade W1-professorship for which recruitment payments can be offered.
The successful candidate will represent the subject of Food Informatics in research and teaching and will therefore have a proven track record in informatics, especially in the use of digital technologies for food production systems. A research focus in the areas of data mining, data management, and/or modeling as well as simulation and/or artificial intelligence would be desirable.
The candidate should have relevant scientific publications and be capable of procuring third-party funds. It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to the institute’s research efforts and will actively participate in grant proposals for consortium projects.
The candidate will be expected to teach informatics and statistics in the Faculty’s Bachelor and Master programs, especially to students in the Bachelor program “Food Science and Biotechnology”. The teaching load will be four contact hours per week.
The position offers attractive conditions for tenure-track appointees. This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers. The requirements for an appointment are a completed university degree, pedagogical suitability and a doctorate of outstanding quality.
If the requirements for civil service are met, the appointment will be a temporary civil service position for six years. After six years, the applicant may be appointed to a W3-position if the requirements described in the University’s quality assurance guidelines are met. The appointment to a W3-position may be done without any additional call for applications and through a simplified appointment process. More information on quality assurance and evaluation is available at
With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages female scientists to apply.
Please attach the following documents to your application: a cover letter, a statement of your future research interests, a curriculum vitae, transcripts of records and degree certificates, a list of publications, a list of third-party funded projects, a teaching record, information on teaching evaluations as well as three key publications.