Full Professorship (W3) of AI-Supported Therapeutic Decision-Making (Chair)

Faculty of Medicine - University Hospital of LMU Munich
Start date
Application deadline
14 May 2021
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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 Medicine, University Hospital of LMU Munich, invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) of AI-Supported Therapeutic Decision-Making (Chair) commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship will pursue interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to the interplay of artificial intelligence (AI) and clinical medicine. Methods based on data and supported by AI to determine personalized treatment path will constitute the focus of research. The professorship will develop the necessary methodology and will build data repositories in collaboration with clinical counterparts. Methods will be developed for the effective integration of these approaches into clinical routine and for their outcome-based assessment. The professorship will also contribute to and evolve teaching in medical and interdisciplinary courses of studies. The focus here is the competent and responsible use and development of AI-supported decisionmaking by physicists.

Focus areas are in particular:

  • Explainable and auditable AI
  • Validation of complex systems including AI components
  • Multi-criteria decision-making and value-based recommendations
  • Hybrid architectures of expert systems and machine learning
  • Interfaces between patients, physicians, and AI
  • Visual dashboards and clinical support systems
  • Integration of heterogenous knowledge sources into clinical decision-making including diagnostic support by AI
  • Patient-centric technology assessment

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. A medical board certification would be welcome, but is not a requirement.

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 (curriculum vitae, scientific career, references, certificates, a list of publications and lectures, external funds) as well as a short application form (see https:// www.med.uni-muenchen.de) to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Bavariaring 19, 80336 Munich, Germany, no later than May 14th, 2021.

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