The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a highly qualified individual for the following position as soon as possible:

W 2 - Professorship (m/f/o) „Information Security“

Closes: 30.09.2021
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 34326

Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.

In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.

In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.

Full-time position. The prerequisites for employment and performance requirements are determined by §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Hesse (HHG).

We are looking for an internationally renowned researcher whose scientific excellence and international visibility is documented by top-ranking publications in an area of information security, for instance privacy, secure A.I. systems, IT forensics, cryptology, data security, secure network systems.

The professor is expected to participate actively in the Research Center for Information System Design (ITeG), and to form interdisciplinary cooperations as well as publications in relevant journals, preferably peer-reviewed. Experience in attracting third-party funding, particularly through the German Research Foundation (DFG), is expected.

Teaching duties extend to the Bachelor and Master curricula in computer science, in particular to the domains of information security as well as participation in teaching mandatory and export modules to a reasonable extent. The professor is also expected to participate in teaching for the international Master program “Functional Safety Engineering”. Educational qualifications and the willingness to conduct teaching in German and English are expected.

Participation in academic self-governance is expected. Important note: The department is aiming to increase the proportion of female professors and therefore encourages female researchers particularly to apply.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Martin Lange, Tel.: +49 561 804-6261, E-Mail: martin.lange(at)uni-kassel.de

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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