Organisation/Company: Klagenfurt University
Research Field: Computer science › Informatics
Researcher Profile: Leading Researcher (R4)
Application Deadline: 25/09/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
Location: Austria › Klagenfurt
Type Of Contract: To be defined
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 40
Offer Starting Date: 01/10/2023
The University of Klagenfurt wants to attract more qualified women for
The University of Klagenfurt is pleased to announce the following open
position at the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity,
Faculty of Technical Sciences, in compliance with the provisions of § 98
(permanent) or § 99 (limited to 5 years) Austrian Universities Act:
Professor of Adaptive and Networked Production Systems
This is a full-time position, available from 1st of October 2023. The decision
on either § 98 (unlimited term) or § 99 (five years fixed term) depends on
the candidates' qualifications and will be made upon appointment.
With approximately 10,000 students, the University of Klagenfurt is a young,
vibrant and innovative university, located at the intersection of Alpine and
Mediterranean culture in an area that offers exceptionally high quality of
life. As public university pursuant to § 6 of the Austrian Universities Act,
it receives federal funding. The university operates under the motto “Beyond
Boundaries!” and holds rank 77 worldwide in the Times Higher Education
(THE) Young University Rankings 2022.
In accordance with its key strategic road map, the Development Plan, the
university's primary guiding principles and objectives include the pursuit of
scientific excellence regarding the appointment of professors, favourable
research conditions, a good faculty-student ratio, and the promotion of the
development of young scientists.
Area of responsibility
The duties of the position include:
Representing the field of Adaptive and Networked Production Systems in
research and teaching, with a focus on Computer Science in particular
through the design of algorithms and the application of methods of
Artificial Intelligence for problems of production planning, control, and
Teaching in relevant degree programmes at Bachelor's, Master's, and
Doctoral level, both in German and in English, as well as supervision of
student projects and academic theses
Advising and mentoring of students and early career researchers
Competitive research grant acquisition and management
Collaboration with industry partners
Participation in university management
The university is committed to increasing the number of women among the
faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically
invites applications from qualified women. Among equally qualified candidates,
women will receive preferential consideration.
People with disabilities or chronic diseases who meet the qualification
criteria are explicitly invited to apply.
The salary is subject to negotiation. The minimum gross salary for positions
at this level (salary group A1 for faculty according to the Austrian
Universities' Collective Bargaining Agreement) is currently € 76,130.- per
In accordance with the Austrian Income Tax Act an attractive relocation tax
allowance can be granted for the first five years in the case of appointments
to professorships in Austria. The prerequisites are subject to examination on
a case by case basis.
The University of Klagenfurt is aware of its social responsibility in times of
COVID-19. This is reflected by the high proportion of fully immunised persons
among students and employees. For this reason, a continued readiness to be
vaccinated in connection with COVID-19 is expected upon entering into
German language skills are not a formal prerequisite, but proficiency at level
B2 is expected within two years.
The duties of the professorship require that the successful candidate will
establish Klagenfurt as primary place of work.
Please submit your application in English by e-mail no later than September
25, 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org, including:
a mandatory principal part not exceeding four pages
(https: // jobs.aau.at/wp-
The submission of the mandatory principal part mentioned above constitutes
a necessary condition for the validity of your application.
one single PDF including:
a letter of motivation
a detailed scientific CV
a comprehensive list of publications, talks, and of all courses taught
any supplementary documents where applicable (e.g., course evaluations)
links to publicly available versions of your three most important publications within the scope of this professorship
a research statement
a teaching statement (including a statement on remote teaching)
For general information please refer to the information leaflet provided at
https: // jobs.aau.at/en/the-university-as-employer/. For specific information
about the position please contact Prof. Dr. Dietmar Jannach (Tel.: +43 463
2700 3720; email@example.com).
We regret that the university cannot reimburse applicants' travel and lodging
expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring procedure.
Translations into languages shall serve informational purposes only. Solely
the version advertised in the University Bulletin (Mitteilungsblatt) shall
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Competence in leadership and management of teams
Experience in the (co-)supervision of academic theses
Experience with university management
Excellent scientific dissemination skills
Competence in gender mainstreaming and diversity management
Habilitation or equivalent qualification in Computer Science or a
Excellent research and publication record in the scientific area of the
Embeddedness in the international research community
Teaching experience at university level and didactic competence
Experience in the acquisition and management of competitive research
Experience from collaborations with industry partners in the scientific
area of the professorship
Fluency in English
Organisation/Company: Klagenfurt University
Department: Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // www. aau.at/en/aics/
Postal Code: 9020
Street: Universitätsstraße 65-67