Full Professorship (W3) of Computer Science with Focus on Programming Languages and AI (Chair)

Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics
Start date
commencing as soon as possible
Application deadline
28 Nov 2021
Payment grade
W 3

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) of Computer Science with Focus on Programming Languages and AI (Chair) commencing as soon as possible.

This professorship is dedicated, in research and teaching, towards Programming Languages and AI, in particular applications of AI to programming and software development.

Relevant areas of research cover inter alia:

  • Programming Languages
  • Compiler Construction
  • Semantics of Programming Languages
  • Debugging
  • Domain-specific Languages
  • Static Code Analysis
  • Formal Methods for Program Correctness

The chair is responsible for the programming education in the Computer Science study programs.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, summary of teaching activities, as well as a list of publications and invited lectures, a research summary and three to five relevant publications, only in electronic form as a single pdf-file, not bigger as 10 MB, to Prof. Dr. Peter Müller, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, using the following Link https://www.efv.verwaltung.uni-muenchen.de/md4 no later than November 28, 2021.

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