[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Professorship in HCI or Media Informatics at LMU Munich

Andreas Butz butz at ifi.lmu.de
Fri Jan 18 08:45:42 CET 2013

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, 
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the 
highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. 
Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad 
spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, 
ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to 
medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Statistics invites 
applications for a

* Junior Professorship (W1) (for a period of 3 years) of Media Informatics *

commencing as soon as possible.

The primary tasks of the successful candidate include the representation 
of one or more special areas of media informatics in research and 
teaching. Appropriate specializations are for example computer graphics, 
interaction technologies or information visualization, but any other 
specializations, which complement and enhance the profile of the media 
informatics group are also welcome.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills 
at university level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually 
evidenced by the excellent quality of a doctoral degree. If the 
applicant was employed as a research assistant either before or after 
obtaining the doctoral degree, the entire duration of the period of 
employment and of the doctoral degree should not exceed six years.

The candidate is expected to participate in the Department's general 
teaching program and should be able to teach in German within two years.

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three 
years. Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by 
another period of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position 
(tenure track) is not possible.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with 
various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for 
dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to 
be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members 
and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich 
intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, 
disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given 
For further information on the gender equality concept please contact 
the women’s representative of the faculty (frauenbeauftragte at math.lmu.de).

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, 
documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of 
publications to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and 
Statistics, Prof. Dr. Volker Heun, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität 
München, Theresienstr. 39, 80333 München, Germany, by March 1, 2013. 
Please mail the application also electronically to dekanat16 at lmu.de as 
one pdf-file not greater than 10 MB.

Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz
Institut fuer Informatik
Lehrstuhl fuer Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion
Amalienstrasse 17
80333 Muenchen
Tel.: +49-89-2180-4665
Sekr.: +49-89-2180-4650
Fax: +49-89-2180-4652
butz at ifi.lmu.de

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