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Full Professorship (W3) for Data Engineering and Data Analysis

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110
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Consider making the switch to the University of Freiburg: It is one of the most renowned and strongest research universities in Germany, with a history spanning more than 500 years. You’ll engage in top-notch research and teaching with a unique spectrum of disciplines, perspectives, and people – right in the heart of one of Germany’s most beautiful cities.

The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Data Engineering and Data Analysis

in the Department of Computer Science to be filled as soon as possible.

The professorship shall focus both in research and teaching on handling large database systems, heterogeneously structured data, as well as their automatic integration and analysis. Candidates must have an excellent track record in at least one and preferably a combination of multiple of the following research fields:

  • Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Information Retrieval
  • Data Integration
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Privacy

Strong candidates follow a research strategy that includes well-founded basic research, ideally in combination with convincing application cases with reference to practical implementations. The university expects interest in the collaboration with other professorships at the department. Cooperation with the life, environmental, or social sciences, or the jurisprudence is desirable, and also with one of the existing or newly granted clusters of excellence.


Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae, certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures, specifying the 5 most important publications; an existing Google Scholar Profile should be free from errors
  • Research profile and research statement about the planned scientific work
  • Record of classes taught and a teaching statement
  • Record of projects acquired; the funding amount attributed to the own group/ own person should be clearly indicated

Shortlisted applicants will have to present a teaching skills portfolio prior to their interview (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt-en.doc).

Please send your application including the supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf) citing the reference number by May 13, 2021 at the latest

Please send your application in written or electronic form (via e-mail in a single PDF-file) to the following address: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany, e-mail: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt within one week.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under
http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf. General and legal remarks: www.uni-freiburg.de/stellen


Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-05-30

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Full Professorship (W3) for Data Engineering and Data Analysis

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110

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