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Assistant Professor of Computer Science (m/f) (JU-16-83)

Jacobs University is a private, state-accredited, English-language research university in Bremen. We are offering Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in three focus areas: Health, Mobility and Diversity. Our principles are first class research and teaching, international diversity and transdisciplinary cooperation. As an international university we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, more than 1,200 students from 100 nations live and study on our residential campus.

The Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering at Jacobs University invites applications to apply for the next possible date as a

Assistant Professor of Computer Science (m/f)
(Job ID JU-16-83)

Jacobs University Bremen is seeking a dynamic individual to advance our transdisciplinary environment for learning and research. The successful candidate is expected to play a prominent role in research and in the further development of undergraduate and graduate education.

Your responsibilities:

She/he will be responsible for: a) developing research projects and applying for third party funding; b) designing and delivering courses; c) supervising student projects; as well as d) mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The language of instruction is English.

Your qualifications:

The successful candidate must have an international track record of excellence in research, teaching, and funded projects in computer science. A focus on visualization/computer graphics, data analytics and/or cybersecurity as well as experience with applied computer science, e.g. in the fields of robotics, logistics or industry 4.0, is an asset.

She/he must hold a PhD degree in computer science (or a related research field) at the time of the application and will take responsibility for relevant courses in undergraduate and graduate teaching offered within Jacobs University’s focus area “Mobility – of People, Goods, and Information”. An initial contract will cover three years. Following successful evaluation, tenure is possible.

Our ambition is to boost junior careers, and thus, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from young researchers. Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.

Your application:

For additional information, please contact Prof. Arvid Kappas, Dean of Graduate & Executive Education and of the Focus Areas Diversity and Mobility, at a.kappas [at], or +49 421 / 200-4334/4347.

Applications should include single PDF attachments containing a letter of motivation, copies of certificates and diplomas, curriculum vitae, a record of teaching, a statement on current and future research interests, and the names and addresses of three referees. Please send your application via e-mail to Ms. Bärbel Regenhardt, at job-application [at] Please indicate Job ID JU-16-83 in your correspondence. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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