[Neuroinfo] Assistant Professorship Embedded Visual Computing @ University of Bonn, Germany

Sven Behnke behnke at cs.uni-bonn.de
Thu Aug 13 13:40:58 CEST 2020

The Computer Science Institute at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural
Sciences of the University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for a

   *W1-Professorship (Tenure Track W2) for Embedded Visual Computing*

starting as soon as possible.

The institute is looking for excellent candidates holding a doctoral degree
who are about to establish their own research agenda, complementing our
current activities in the areas of Visual Computing, Artificial 
Intelligent Systems, and Robotics.

Applicants must have demonstrated scientific excellence in at least one 
of the
following areas:
- Deep learning for visual computing
- Parallel architectures for visual learning or inference
- Embedded systems for visual perception or display
- Energy-efficient computing
- Edge computing
- Novel computing paradigms, such as computing with stochastic elements or
   neuromorphic computing.

The successful candidate has a strong publication record. It is expected 
the successful candidate actively participates in collaborative research
initiatives of the Computer Science Institute. Initial teaching duties are
four hours per week during lecture periods, e.g., in our English Master
Computer Science programme.

The initial employment of three years will be extended for three more years
after a positive intermediate evaluation. After successful tenure 
the position will be permanent with W2 denomination. This professorate is
funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Government and the
Federal States. Awarding tenure is not subject to a vacancy at the time when
the fixed-term contract of the tenuretrack position expires. This call is
aimed at early-career researchers. Candidates must have changed universities
following the doctorate or have been working in academic research outside of
the University of Bonn for at least two years prior to applying. Formal
requirements are defined by $36 of the Higher Education Act of North
Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen). Regulations on 
track at the University of Bonn and further information on tenure track
professorates at the University of Bonn are available at 

The University of Bonn actively supports diversity and equal opportunities.
The University of Bonn has been certified as a family-friendly 
university and
has a dual career service. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in
those fields in which women are underrepresented and to place a special 
on promoting their careers. Therefore, the university specifically requests
applications from suitably qualified women. Applications will be handled in
accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Applications from suitably qualified people with severe disabilities 
that have
already been verified or from people with an equivalent status will be
particularly welcomed.

Applicants are asked to send their applications, including a CV with list of
ten most important publications, full list of publications, research
statement, teaching statement, and copies of degree certificates, as one PDF
file to fachgruppe at informatik.uni-bonn.de.

Applications received by September 15, 2020 are guaranteed full 


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