Chair (W3) of Machine Learning for Computer Vision

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
22 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

In the Institute of Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of Computer Science, the position

Chair (W3) of Machine Learning for Computer Vision

is to be filled as soon as possible. The successful candidate is required to represent the area mentioned above in research and teaching. The teaching responsibilities cover courses in the area of the chair for all study tracks at the Faculty of Computer Science in german and english language. Furthermore, the participation in introductory courses, in particular in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, and in courses for other faculties is expected. Research should include original contributions to the foundations of at least one of the directions: computer vision, image and video analysis, image/scene understanding, scene reconstruction, and machine learning, as well as their implementation in corresponding systems and applications. In particular, the research focus should be on developing, adapting, optimising, or using methods from Machine Learning to solve challenging problems in computer vision and image analysis, ideally for multiple applications. Besides cooperation within the Faculty of Computer Science and the School of Engineering, close collaborations are expected with the DRESDEN-concept partner institutions and the Central Academic Units of TU Dresden, in particular with the Competence Center for Scalable Data Service and Solutions (ScaDS), and the Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD). The duties include participation in self-administration.

The applicant should have experience in one or multiple selected application areas, such as bioliogical or medical image analysis, manufacturing automation, robotics, driver assistance systems, augmented reality, or automation in natural environments. Special emphasis is on international publications and contacts as well as independently acquired research projects in the areas mentioned above. Excellent teaching abilities are assumed, as well as Habilitation or habilitation-equivalent accomplishments. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act Governing Academic Freedom in Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Saxon Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act – SächsHSFG).  

For scientific information please contact phone +49 351 463-38215. 

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Computer Science (Ms Dr.-Ing. Iris Braun, phone +49 351 463-38063) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Ms Birgit Kliemann, phone +49 351 463-33175).

Please send your application until 09.11.2017 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Informatik, Dekan, Herr Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Uwe Aßmann, 01062 Dresden. Your application should contain the usual documents (CV, transcripts and certificates, lists of scientific publications, teaching activities and projects funded by third parties, teaching evaluation reports).