Assistant Professor of Computer Science (with Tenure Track option) in the area of Software Engineering
The Department of Computer Science (at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics) at the University of Innsbruck seeks to fill the position of a full-time
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (with Tenure Track option)
in the area of
as soon as possible. This position is initially limited to 6 years; a tenure-track agreement can be offered within the first year of employment. Upon positive evaluation, the position is converted into a tenured Associate Professorship.
This career position is embedded in an attractive environment of existing competencies close to the above thematic area, including security and privacy, distributed systems, and software engineering.
The ideal candidate complements the existing competencies at the Department of Computer Science.Tasks
The successful applicant should engage in topics within the area of software engineering in research and teaching e.g. in the areas of continuous software engineering, software architecture, software testing.
Teaching comprises lectures, especially in the area of software engineering, for the degree programs of the Department of Computer Science. Tenured Associate Professors are also expected to teach mandatory courses in the Bachelor´s program.
Acquisition and scientific management of third-party funded research projects is expected. Supervision and co-supervision of Bachelor´s, Master´s and PhD students, as well as the participation in the organizational/administrative tasks and in evaluation measures is a matter of course.
Doctoral degree in computer science or a related field;
Postdoctoral work experience after the dissertation/PhD;
Pertinent and independent scientific achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD thesis;
Research experience in and relevant contributions to the field of software engineering e.g. in the areas of continuous software engineering, software architecture, software testing;
Very good command of methods and tools of large-scale software development;
Relevant publications in leading international, refereed conference proceedings and journals as well as presentations at international conferences and workshops;
Research collaborations with international partners and/or industry;
Experience in the acquisition and implementation of externally funded research projects;
Experience in the (co-)supervision of Bachelor´s and Master´s theses is an advantage;
Didactic competence and proven experience in teaching is desirable
Pertinent experience in academic mobility during or after the PhD;
Proficiency (written and oral) in English and willingness to teach in German within two years after appointment
Social competencies, communication skills, and ability to work in teams.
How to Apply
The application must be submitted in English and must contain:
CV with a description of the academic and professional career;
List of scientific publications;
List of scientific presentations and other scientific achievements, and projects;
Names and contact information of at least two references;
Description of a research plan at the level of a habilitation;
Teaching statement and a list of courses taught with evaluations (if available)
The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the proportion of its female employees, especially in leadership positions, and therefore explicitly invites women to apply. In the case of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.
The annual gross salary is € 60.928 at the time of employment. It raises to € 71.736 if the tenure-track agreement is signed within the first year of employment, and once again if the qualification goals are completed (€ 77.644 as of 2023).
We look forward to receiving your online application (Chiffre MIP 13191) until 21.02.2023 at
The legally-binding text in German is available at: