[DL] Open Position at Graz University of Technology / Knowledge Management Institute

Denis Helic dhelic at tugraz.at
Mon Sep 6 08:44:56 CEST 2010

Dear Colleagues,

the position of University Professor for Knowledge Management is open at 
the Knowledge Management Institute of Graz University of Technology. For 
more information please see the job description below.

Best Regards
Denis Helic

For the job description in German please see 


The School of Computer Science (Fakultät für Informatik) at Graz 
University of Technology seeks to fill the position of University 
Professor for Knowledge Management

at its Institute of Knowledge Management. The University offers a full 
time employment contract under private law. We expect the successful 
candidate to start on 1st of March 2011.

We are looking for a proven researcher and academic teacher to continue 
the past emphasis on knowledge management, knowledge technologies and 
collaboration technologies (e.g. Web 2.0). We would like to see a focus 
on integration of knowledge management, learning and service-oriented 
knowledge management. We expect a continued cooperation with the 
Know-Center, Austria’s competence center for knowledge management and 
knowledge-based systems at Graz University of Technology.

The position will initiate and execute international research projects, 
as well as network with other parts of the computer science team at the 
University. A proven record of experience and cooperation in teaching of 
computer science and in associated programs will include the supervision 
of diploma and master theses, as well as of doctoral dissertations. We 
expect also that candidates show a willingness to contribute to all 
phases of computer science and its related studies.

•        Completion of a relevant academic program in Austria or of an 
equivalent foreign program, including a doctoral degree and a relevant 
habilitation (venia docendi) or a qualification that is equivalent to a 
•        Excellent science record with publications in internationally 
recognized conferences and journals;
•        Documented experience in applied research and in the 
cooperation with industry;
•        International orientation with excellence in the English 
language and with a multi-year international professional record;
•        Experience in the initiation, scientific direction and 
execution of contract research, specifically with the programs of the 
European Union’s research initiatives;
•        Ability in setting up, maintaining and directing research teams;
•        Experience in the set-up and establishment of research networks 
and communities in topics relevant to knowledge management;

The main place of residence will have to be in or near Graz.

Graz University of Technology desires an increase in the share of 
positions held by of females, especially in leadership and in science. 
We therefore want to encourage qualified women to apply. With equal 
qualifications, women will be preferentially offered a position.

Applications will include the usual material such as copies of 
certificates and diplomas, a CV with a description of the research and 
professional career, list of publications, copies of the 3 most 
important publications, an overview of past and planned research 
agendas, and teaching activities. This material is to be submitted in 
writing and preferably electronically, not later than 15th of October 
2010 (postal date stamp) to the Dean of the School of Computer Science, 
Inffeldgasse 10, 8010 Graz, Austria.

The Dean: Wotawa

Univ. Doz. DI Dr. techn. Denis Helic, IWM, TU Graz, Austria
homepage: http://coronet.iicm.edu/denis/homepage/
tel: +43-316-873-9252 fax: +43-316-873-9280

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