Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Informatics with Focus on Database Systems

Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
02 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

As one of Europe‘s 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


Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track)
of Informatics with Focus on Database Systems

commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship represents database systems in research and teaching as part of and complementing the Chair of Database Systems and Data Mining. The research topics address database systems to manage and process large amounts of complex data including spatial-temporal data, graph structures, or data streams for data-intensive applications in science and industry. The topics range from modeling to query processing on classic and on novel server architectures. The professorship contributes to teaching in the Bachelor and Master programs on Computer Science and related studies.

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

Under the terms of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.

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, a list of publications, documentation of academic degrees, certificates, as well as research and teaching statements (1 page each) in English only in electronic form as a single pdf-file, no larger than 10 MB, using the following Link, to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, not later than 13th April 2023.