Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Computer Science with Focus on Reliable Software

Institution
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics
Start date
commencing as soon as possible
Application deadline
28 Nov 2021
Payment grade
W2 (6 years/tenure track)

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 Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Computer Science with Focus on Reliable Software commencing as soon as possible.

This professorship is dedicated, in research and teaching, towards the development of reliable software, also for cyber-physical systems, and the necessary foundations, methods, and tools.

Relevant areas of research are e.g.:

  • Formal methods
  • Static analysis
  • Testing methods, e.g., with fuzzing or machine learning
  • Model checking
  • Empirical methods
  • Structure analysis
  • Application of AI-based methods on software development, e.g., for proof assistants

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

Under the terms of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.

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.

Contact

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 10MB, 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/md3 no later than November 28, 2021.

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