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Professorship for Computer Vision (W2/W3)
The University of Siegen is an innovative and interdisciplinary university with some 20,000 students
and 2,000 employees, including 1,300 researchers. The University of Siegen offers an excellent
study and research environment encompassing humanities and social sciences, as well as economics,
natural sciences and engineering, and numerous interdisciplinary research projects. The
University of Siegen off f ers excellent opportunities to combine career and family. The University of
Siegen has been certified as a family friendly university and offers Dual Career Service since 2006.
The University of Siegen aims to fill the following position for the Science and Technology Faculty
IV - in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EE-CS):
Professorship for Computer Vision (W2/W3 salary level - depending on qualification and experience)
The future holder of this position is expected to strengthen the research focus on Visual Computing
and Sensorics in the department and Faculty IV. We expect from the successful candidate an international
reputation, particularly established through high grade publications, as well as extensive
experience in the acquisition and supervision of externally funded research projects. Another
requirement is a research profile demonstrating a thorough methodical background in basic research
e.g. in one or several of the fields of Optimization, Machine Learning, 3D Reconstruction, Scene
Analysis, Pose Estimation, and/or Probabilistic Methods with concrete application fields. Here a
conjunction with current research in Visual Computing and Sensorics is advantageous.
Moreover, we expect the readiness to actively integrate your own research with the existing research
focus on Visual Computing and Sensorics, into the interdisciplinary Center for Sensor Systems
(ZESS), as well as with new development and coordinated research projects.
You will teach courses in the existing fields of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. This
will include basic courses about image processing, general core subjects of the Computer Science
Bachelor’s program, as well as research oriented courses in the fields of Computer Vision of the
master’s programs. You will also actively participate in increasing the public profile and internationalization
of these programs.
You are expected to be able to offer the curriculum in German after an initial period of 5 years, at
Conditions for employment, apart from the general public regulations, are a finished university education,
pedagogical aptitude, and excellent competence in scientific work, usually demonstrated by a
relevant doctorate, as well as teaching experience and proof of didactic competence. These criteria
will be evaluated solely and extensively in the appointment proceedings. The additional scientific
achievements can be demonstrated through a junior professorship, a habilitation or through a
scientific position at a university or in a non-university research institution. The University of Siegen
attaches great importance to providing intensive support to students and doctoral candidates and
expects the teachers to pursue a corresponding commitment. Experience with the acquisition of
third-party funds is desired.
The payment structure is determined either by salary bracket W2 (LBesG NRW) or W3 (LBesG
NRW), depending on qualification and experience.
The University of Siegen is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the
number of women involved in research and teaching. We therefore encourage qualified women
Applications from disabled people are welcome.
Applications in are to contain the usual documents (curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates,
publication list, list of courses taught to date, and a research and teaching concept) should be sent at
the latest until 29 August 2018 to the Dean of the Faculty IV, School of Science and Technology of
the University of Siegen, 57068 Siegen. You are also welcome to send your application by e-mail
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that, in case of communication via unencrypted e-mail,
confidentiality cannot be guaranteed and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be ruled out.
For more information the University of Siegen, please refer to our website: www.uni-siegen.de