Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Computer Security)

Bremen (DE)
08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Jacobs University is a private, state-accredited, English-language university in Bremen. We offer Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in three focus areas: Health, Mobility and Diversity. Our principles are first class teaching and research, international diversity and transdisciplinary cooperation. As an international university, we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, approximately 1,600 students from 120 nations live and study on our residential campus.

The department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Jacobs University Bremen invites applications from interested candidates for the following post, to be filled ideally in January 2021, or sooner:

Tenure track Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Computer Science (f/m/d) (Computer Security)

(Full-time, initially limited to 3 years)

Job ID 20-29

In this position you will be responsible mainly for undergraduate-level courses in computer science and for graduate-level courses in data engineering. You will supervise Bachelor and Master’s theses, as well as other student projects, and will advise students during their studies. The supervision of PhD students is also possible.

Your qualifications and experience:

  • PhD degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Experience and success in teaching in the context of international and diverse environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interest in innovative teaching styles
  • Strong publication record related to computer security
  • Experience in transferring research knowledge to solving problems in engineering and science
  • Responsible, self-motivated person able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Fluent in English, the language of instruction and communication on campus

What you can expect:

According to the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Jacobs University is placed 33rd among the best Young Universities in the world and is positioned at 9th place in the category “Teaching”. In the “Research” and “International Outlook” categories it is among the top 30 there. Among all universities below 5000 students, THE ranked Jacobs 19th in the world in 2020.

In addition to an exciting and varied range of tasks, we offer individual training opportunities, sports activities and participation in language courses on our campus.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from candidate who would further diversify our faculty.

Your application:

Please upload your documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio and publication record, copies of certificates and diplomas, certification of English proficiency (optional), the names and addresses of two referees, and the expected level of appointment) by using the attached form.

The deadline for submission of applications is 22.11.2020. The offered position is a tenure track post, with review of performance after three and six years. For further questions, please contact our Dean, Prof. Dr. Arvid Kappas, via email a.kappas@jacobs-university.de or phone +49 421 200-4334.