Full Professor of Software Engineering or Programming Languages

Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science

Application deadline:

The University of Bayreuth is a research‐oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Full Professor of Software Engineering or Programming Languages

at salary grade W 3 to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position.

We are looking for persons of international visibility to strengthen the Department of Computer Science with independent research and teaching profiles in the fields of software engineering or programming languages. Willingness and ability to attract research funding must be noticeable. The person must be renowned in one of the fields software engineering or programming languages.

The incumbent will be involved in the teaching of the undergraduate computer science degree programmes, as well as the cooperative study programmes in computer science. In particular, the professorship will teach the courses Concepts of Programming and Software Engineering. An active contribution to academic self-administration is expected.

The ability to teach in German and English is expected.

In addition to the general administrative requirements, prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree, proven excellence in teaching and a post‐doctoral qualification to teach at a professorial level (Habilitation). Alternatively, evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement, for example as a junior professor or in a non‐university environment, will also be considered. Only applicants who are 51 years of age or younger can be hired as civil servants. Exceptions will be made if there are urgent reasons for doing so (Art. 10 Abs. 3 BayHschPG).

The University of Bayreuth views the diversity of its staff as an asset and is expressly committed to the goal of gender equality. Female scholars and any persons who can help make the research and teaching profile of the university more diverse are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with children are highly welcome. The University of Bayreuth is a member of the best practice club Family at University, and it offers “dual career support” for career‐oriented partners of highly qualified employees. In addition, an extended audit conducted by the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) returned a favorable review for the University of Bayreuth’s commitment to internationalization. All qualifications being equal, applicants with disabilities will be given priority.

Applications (CV, outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, experience obtaining external funding, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) are to be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty of Maths, Physics and Computer Sciences, Prof. Dr. Volker Ulm electronically via https://uni-bayreuth.berufungsportal.de by 11.11.2022. Applicants are welcome to direct questions and requests for further information to the Dean at dekanat.mpi@uni-bayreuth.de. Application documents will be deleted in accordance with data protection law following the conclusion of the appointment process.