The Department for Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology invites applications for the position of a
Graz University of Technology is the oldest science and technology research and educational institute in Austria. For over 200 years, it has been an important international center for research and teaching. The university delivers top performances in its five Fields of Expertise: Advanced Material Science, Human & Biotechnology, Information, Communication & Computing, Mobility & Production, and Sustainable Systems. The university boasts intensive collaboration with national and international research and educational establishments as well as with industry partners worldwide.
The Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology is an internationally highly ranked department committed to excellence in research and teaching. The department performs highly visible research in its main research of focus: Biomedical Engineering, Safety and Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Visual Computing. We are proud of our outstanding basic and applied research and encourage interdisciplinary projects. Moreover, our department fosters a close dialogue with industry and encourages and supports the creation of spin-off companies.
We are looking for a candidate with proven scientific expertise in the field of Security & Privacy. The following areas are of particular interest:
The successful candidate will cover one of these fields or any other field in security & privacy that complements the existing strengths in the department. The professorship will be part of the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications, which is an internationally visible research environment with more than 60 researchers in information security. The institute collaborates closely with research groups and industry partners around the globe. It is a central part of the recently established Cybersecurity Campus Graz, which unites basic research, education, technology transfer, and industry partners in cybersecurity all under one roof.
The new professor will build an internationally visible group, and will be an engaged teacher in the Computer Science programs at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD level. At Graz University of Technology, undergraduate courses are taught in German or English and graduate courses are taught in English.
We also value
We expect the successful candidate to transfer her or his residence to the area of Graz.
The advertised position is a tenure-track career position. After the conclusion of a qualification agreement, the job holder is appointed as an Assistant Professor. After a positive evaluation of the qualification agreement, the position will be turned into a permanent position as Associate Professor. After a further competitive procedure, a promotion to a Full Professor is possible.
We offer an internationally competitive salary based on the profile of the applicant. The minimum annual gross salary according to the Austrian University Act for the position is € 4.371,80 including social and health insurance. This corresponds to category B1 of the collective agreement for employees of Austrian universities.
Graz University of Technology provides excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community, combined with the outstanding living quality of the Graz area. We also support your partner’s career development through a dual career office and assist the relocation process.
Equal opportunity employer
Graz University of Technology aims to increase the proportion of women, in particular in management and academic staff, and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Until a balanced ratio of men and women has been achieved at the university, preference will be given to women if applicants are equally qualified.
Graz University of Technology actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (Anti-discrimination). People with disabilities who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.
The position is listed with the position identification number 7050/21/008.
Interested applicants are requested to submit the online application (https://survey.tugraz.at/index.php/264524) including:
The application will be sent to the dean of the department of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering within https://survey.tugraz.at/index.php/264524 .
For further question, please contact Stefan Mangard (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for applications is 30 November 2021.
The hearings for the professorship will take place in the week of 07 February 2022. Candidates should be available for interviews in this period.