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Interim Professor of Computer Science (m/f/d) (Machine Learning)

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, approximately 1,400 students from 110 nations live and study on our residential campus.

The department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Jacobs University Bremen invites interested candidates for the next possible date to apply for a position as


Interim Professor of Computer Science (m/f/d)

(Machine Learning)

(full-time, 38.5 hours/week; limited to 3 years)

Job ID 19-40

What we expect:

Strong candidates have a track record of doing research in machine learning and have experience in transferring their research knowledge to solving problems in science and engineering. Applicants have a Ph.D. degree in computer science or closely related fields and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the context of international and diverse environments. The candidate will take over teaching responsibility for undergraduate level courses on theoretical computer science and for undergraduate and graduate level courses on machine learning and data science. The candidate will supervise Bachelor and Master theses, as well as other student projects, and will advise students during their studies.

Your Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Thorough skills in various programming and software engineering paradigms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interest in innovative teaching styles
  • Responsible, self-motivated person able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Fluent in English, the language of instruction and communication on campus
  • Experience in teaching  in the context of  international and diverse environments

Successful candidates should be ideally available to begin in August 2019.


Your Application:

Please send your application stating the Job ID 19-40 and your availability as PDF via email to

Applicants should include a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and publication record, teaching portfolio, copies of certificates and diplomas, certification of English proficiency (optional) and the names and addresses of two referees.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The offered position has a duration of three years. For further questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Arvid Kappas via email a.kappas [at] or phone +49 421 200-4334.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.