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:

W 3 - Professorship „Distributed Systems“ (m/f/o)

Closes: 25.02.2021
Date of Hire: 01.10.2021
Reference: 33733

Please note that only applications received via the application portal of the University of Kassel can be considered. Find the online application:

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). The department is aiming to increase the proportion of female professors and therefore encourages female researchers particularly to apply.

The professor is expected to focus on an actual topic in the area of Distributed systems with considerable ties to Artificial Intelligence, in order to strengthen the research activities of the University of Kassel in this domain. Potential topics of the professorship include but are not limited to:
•   Self-organising, self-learning and self-reflective distributed systems
•   Cooperative autonomous robots
•   Interaction in human-machine teams
•   Socio-technical and hybrid distributed systems
•   Multi-agent systems
•   Internet of things
•   Cooperation and coordination of distributed systems
•   Modelling of and design methods for distributed systems

We are looking for an internationally renowned researcher with outstanding scientific achievements. The professor is expected to cooperate actively in the Research Center for Information System Design (ITeG). ITeG is one of four scientific centers at the University of Kassel. It focuses on a socio-technical perspective on the design of information technology, and encourages its members to work with researchers outside of their own discipline.

In addition to the ability to raise third-party funding from the DFG, EU and Federal Ministries educational qualifications, are expected.

Teaching duties extend to the Bachelor and Master curricula in computer science, in particular to the domains of distributed systems and operating systems. Participation in academic self-governance is expected.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Gerd Stumme, E-Mail: stumme(at)cs.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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