Ulm University is a young research uni-versity with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer Science and Psychology, Institute of Neural Information Processing, is seeking to fill the position, starting as soon as possible, of

Professor (W3) of Machine Learning (m/f/d)

no management responsibilities

The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourage qualified female scientists to apply for this position. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate with a distinguished international track record in the field of machine learning to contribute to the profile formation within our Department of Computer Science.

The research focus of this professorship should center around fundamental methodological contributions to machine learning. This includes expertise in statistical learning methods, neural network architectures, cognitive modeling of learning and adaptation processes, relational and structured learning models, and related topics. The ideal candidate will demonstrate connections to the faculty's key focus area, "Cognitive Systems", and the strategic development area "Data Science".

Moreover, affiliations to fields such as medical image processing, psychology of cognitive processes, technical adaptive systems, and relevant topics in other faculties of the university are desirable. Collaborative involvement with companies in the Science Park of Ulm and the newly founded DLR Institute for Secure AI is also welcome. Experience in acquiring third-party funding and participation in national and international research collaborations are required attributes.

In teaching, the professorship will cover the area of "Machine Learning" and practical and applied computer science topics in the core curriculum of the bachelor's degree programs in computer science.

Teaching of advanced modules is, in particular, expected in the master's degree program "Artificial Intelligence" and in the international master's degree program "Cognitive Systems". Modules at the master’s level are primarily taught in English. The candidate's excellence in teaching will be evident through appropriate teaching evaluations. Participation in academic administration is expected. The professorship is linked to the role of deputy director for the Institute of Neural Information Processing.

Employment requirements are completed university studies as well as teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements (§ 47 LHG).

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Your contact for further information:

Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel Braun, Tel. +49 731 50-24150

We look forward to your application via our online application portal

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