Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence«

Employer
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Location
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
Salary
The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position
Posted
March 07 2018
Organization Type
Academia

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence«

to begin in winter semester 2018/19. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics. Important links exist to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, particularly to the future Munich School of Robotics.

Responsibilities
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence with a focus on knowledge representation and reasoning as well as constraint-solving, learning, automated planning, natural language processing, and machine translation. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.

Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.

Our Offer
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.

Your Application
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
Application documents should be presented in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.

Please send your application no later than April 30th, 2018 to the Dean of Informatics, Prof. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Email: bewerbung.dekanat@in.tum.de.