Junior Professorship (W1) of Media Informatics

Munich, Bayern (DE)
07 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

As one of Europeís leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Statistics invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1) (for a period of 3 years) of Media Informatics

commencing as soon as possible.

The primary tasks of the successful candidate include the representation of one or more special areas of media informatics in research and teaching. Appropriate specializations are for example computer graphics, virtual/augmented reality, information visualization, or intelligent user interfaces. Any other specializations, which complement and enhance the profile of the media informatics group are also welcome.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills at university level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually evidenced by the excellent quality of a doctoral degree. If the applicant was employed as a research assistant either before or after obtaining the doctoral degree, the entire duration of the period of employment and of the doctoral degree should not exceed six years.

The candidate is expected to participate in the Department’s general teaching program and should be able to teach in German within two years.

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three years. Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by another period of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position (tenure track) is not possible.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Statistics, Prof. Dr. Volker Heun, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Theresienstr. 39, 80333 München, Germany, by April 21, 2019. Please mail the application also electronically to as one pdf-file not larger than 10 MB.