As part of the federal and state program for the advancement of junior scholars, Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science- currently has a vacancy for a
tenure track professorship, renumeration group W1, 3+3 years fixed term, to be continued as a lifetime professorship, renumeration group W3
for the area of Computer Science.
This professorship should be seen in the context of Technische Universität Berlin’s goal to recruit and advance junior scholars in the early stage of their career. The tenure track professorship is initially limited to three years. The position shall be renewed for a further three years conditional upon the postholder’s performance and agreement. After six years, as a rule, a lifelong professorship will be offered conditional upon the fulfillment of the determined evaluation criteria and hiring requirements for a lifelong professorship. Information about the evaluation criteria can be found on Technische Universität Berlin’s website, https://www.eecs.tu-berlin.de/menue/stellenangebote/.
Research and teaching in one of the core areas of Computer Science, contributing to the foundations and methodological development of Computer Science. The following exemplary topics are possible focus areas:
Algorithmic aspects of Scientific Computing, especially High Performance Computing
Information or Scientific Visualization
Other core areas in computer science are equally possible if they are contributing to fundamental research in the Faculty.
Teaching in the Bachelor and Master Study Programs of the Faculty as they pertain to Computer Science is expected.
Candidates must fulfill the hiring requirements pursuant to Section 102c Berlin State Higher Education Act in combination with Section 102a Berlin State Higher Education Act. Of particular importance are a university degree in computer science or a related subject, a strong aptitude for research demonstrated, as a rule, by an outstanding doctorate in the mentioned area as well as teaching skills demonstrated by a teaching portfolio in the mentioned area (for further information about the portfolio, see Technische Universität Berlin’s website, https://www.tu-berlin.de/menue/university_institutions/executive_board/projekte_des_praesidiums/neuberufene/berufungsportal/applying_for_a_professorship/teaching_portfolio/parameter/en/).
Due to the intentionally very broad range of subjects, the TUB is looking for a personality who is scientifically excellent in a field of computer science. Applicants should have extensive knowledge and experience in one or more research areas, which lie at the interface of existing departments of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Experience in the cooperation with related fields, the organization of projects and the acquisition of research contracts in industry and public funding organizations are desired.
The Technische Universität Berlin expects its professors to be able to take responsibility for the management and strategic development of their subject area and their staff. For us, this also includes commitment to the promotion of young researchers and women, gender and diversity competence in the sense of creating diversity-sensitive working and study conditions and setting impulses in research and teaching, as well as participation in academic self- administration. Interdisciplinary cooperation, initiatives in science communication and in knowledge or technology transfer are desired. As an internationally renowned university, we require a good command of English and expressly welcome applications from non-German- speaking academics who are willing to learn German in the near future.
How to apply:
The Technische Universität Berlin is determined to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourage qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin offers its tenure track professors structured mentoring to support their professional development. The University values the diversity of its members and is committed to equality of opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and its Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 09/07/2021 indicating the job reference number IV-270/21 and including the appropriate documentation (CV, certificates, publication list, research and teaching concept, teaching portfolio, your most important publications and a list of third party funding) by e-mail only as a pdf attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident –, Dekan der Fakultät IV, Sekr. MAR6- 1, Marchstr. 23, D-10587 Berlin.
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