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Aalen University of Applied Sciences is one of the most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Germany. Regionally, nationally and internationally, Aalen University has been a reliable partner for over 50 years - for students, staff and professors, for local authorities, the business community and more than 130 collaborating partners around the world. We greatly value modern and future-oriented teaching, because the combination of theory and practice is crucial for us.

The following position is available to be filled at the earliest possible date at Aalen University in the Computer Science Department of the Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science:

W3-Professorship "Computer Vision und Machine Learning"

Our team is looking for an open-minded and renowned personality who is committed to both practice-oriented teaching and applied research, and who strives to shape the future in the field of computer vision and machine learning.

Your tasks:

  • Our students look forward to hands-on and didactically appealing lectures and exercises, especially in the areas of image processing and pattern recognition as well as on the methods of artificial intelligence and machine learning. You are passionate about sharing your knowledge with young people and also enjoy lecturing on fundamentals..
  • With your application-oriented research, you complement the existing activities in our strategic focus area of artificial intelligence and make significant contributions to computer vision and machine learning. A contribution of your research to the university’s Center for Machine Learning is encouraged.

          Your profile:

          • You are a team player with enthusiasm for practice-oriented teaching and applied research.
          • You have proven professional expertise in the areas of computer vision and machine learning.
          • We assume and expect your willingness to participate in academic self-administration, interdisciplinary cooperation and the acquisition of external funding and grants. Teaching experience and proven didactic skills in higher education are advantageous.

          As hiring requirements you bring with you (see, among other things, § 47 of the State University Act):

                              • A completed degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or a comparable subject.
                              • Special achievements in the application of scientific knowledge in at least five years of professional practice (at least 3 years of which were outside of the university sector).
                              • The proven ability to do scientific work, usually demonstrated by a doctorate.
                              • Practical pedagogical and didactic aptitude (e.g., when using new learning media).
                              • Experience in applying for and conducting publicly funded research projects is desirable; relevant and up-to-date peer reviewed publications are a prerequisite.
                              • Spoken and written English competency and the willingness to offer courses in English. German language proficiency is a plus.

                              If the requirements under civil service law are met, the first appointment is initially to a probationary civil service position. If the candidate's suitability is proven, he or she will subsequently be appointed as a permanent civil servant. The conclusion of a fixed-term contract of employment is possible.

                              Our offer:

                              • Modern research infrastructure in a dynamic research environment
                              • Exchange at eye level in an innovative university environment
                              • High level of personal responsibility and great creative freedom
                              • Collegial interaction
                              • Further individual training opportunities
                              • Flexible and family-friendly working hours
                              • Childcare places at the Einsteinchen daycare center of Aalen University

                                      Aalen University of Applied Sciences aspires to increase its percentage of female employees and therefore expressly invites qualified women to apply. Further information on equal opportunities can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Jana Wolf (Jana.Wolf@hs-aalen.de).

                                      Severely disabled applicants will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. For further information please see www.hs-aalen.de/sbv.

                                      Ask us! You would like to know more about this position?
                                      Please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Klaus Maier (Klaus.Maier@hs-aalen.de).

                                      Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 05.02.2023 via our online application portal.


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