[DL] Tenure-track position on Theoretical Foundations of AI at TU-Munich

Javier Esparza esparza at in.tum.de
Thu Feb 1 08:42:04 CET 2018

Dear moderators,

I'd be very grateful if you'd post the following message to the 
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With best regards,

Javier Esparza

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the 
position of

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in »Theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence«

to begin in winter semester 2018/19. The position is a W2 fixed-term 
position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position 
(Associate Professor).

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics. 
Important links exist to the Department of Electrical and Computer 
Engineering, particularly to the future Munich School of Robotics.

The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the 
promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in 
the research area of Theoretical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence 
with a focus on knowledge representation and reasoning as well as 
constraint-solving, learning, automated planning, natural language 
processing, and machine translation. The teaching load includes courses 
in the university’s bachelor and master programs.

We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific 
achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest 
international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral 
degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical 
aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also 
prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.

Our Offer
Based on best international standards and transparent performance 
criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure 
track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as 
Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM 
Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific 
community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater 
Munich Area.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career 
consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO gives 
assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their 
partners and accompanying family members.

Your Application
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage 
applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with 
essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
Application documents should be presented in accordance with TUM’s 
application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed 
information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are 
available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.

Please send your application no later than March 31st, 2018 to the Dean 
of Informatics, Prof. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Email: 
bewerbung.dekanat at in.tum.de.
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