Informatik, TU Wien

Professor in Discrete Reasoning Methods

The Vienna University of Technology intends to appoint a Professor for Discrete Reasoning Methods at the Faculty of Informatics for a 5 year term.

The Vienna University of Technology intends to appoint a Professor for Discrete Reasoning Methods at the Faculty of Informatics for a 5 year term.

The successful candidate is expected to have expertise in at least one of the following areas: logic and computation on finite structures (such as graphs and networks), SAT and QBF solving, constraint satisfaction, algorithms and computational complexity.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding research record, international work experience, experience in university teaching, and experience in obtaining research funding. Duties include teaching informatics curricula courses (in English or German) as well as supervising graduates and PhD students working on their theses. The professor is expected to contribute to usual management tasks. Applicants must meet the following requirements: a doctoral degree, an outstanding track record in research and teaching, didactic skills and leadership abilities.

We offer excellent working conditions in an attractive research environment in a city with an exceptional quality of living.

The Vienna University of Technology is committed to increase female employment in leading scientific positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given when equally qualified. People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply.

Applications have to include a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copies of the applicant’s five most important publications related to the position together with an explanation of their relevance, as well as a brief description of current research interests and research plans for the next few years.

Applications should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics (Prof. Dr. Gerald Steinhardt), Getreidemarkt 9/E 180, A-1060 Vienna, Austria. The application package should also be sent in digital form (a single pdf on a CD-ROM).

Application Deadline: 2 November 2009