[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Open Faculty Position as Full Professor for Human-Machine-Interaction at Coburg University

Wieland, Thomas thomas.wieland at hs-coburg.de
Fri Apr 1 08:24:15 PDT 2016

The faculty for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the Hochschule Coburg (Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.coburg-2Duniversity.de_about-2Dus_departments_department-2Dof-2Delectrical-2Dengineering-2Dand-2Dcomputer-2Dscience.html&d=CwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OAppgJ3JgeetG3e5TYaKGxG2I2DskqmvUNkVYDN3eFc&s=r8fiB9n98aC_67qZhbLS0y2xxkASGjL6TP-gAgLV16Y&e= ) is seeking an outstanding scientist for representing the area of human-machine-interaction in teaching in Bachelor and Master study programs as well as in applied research. Moreover, candidates should be willing to teach basic undergraduate courses in computer science and computer visualistics. Most courses should be given in German language. The position comprises a teaching obligation of 9 hours per week. It is accompanied by a research assistant. In accordance to the strategic policies of Hochschule Coburg, a substantial interdisciplinary cooperation with the fields of design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, health promotion, and psychology is expected.

Desired skills and experience
Successful candidates have a strong background in Computer Science or a related discipline and combine consolidated knowledge, several years of practical experience, and research expertise in at least two of the following fields: 
* Concept, design, and evaluation of multi-modal user interfaces 
* Mobile or body-worn interaction systems 
* Interactions with cyber-physical systems 
* Distributed acquisition and processing of user contexts

Moreover, candidates should have experience in the application of these technologies in the areas of industrial production, logistics, or health care technology.

Applicants should hold a Master and a PhD degree showing their ability to conduct scientific work on their own. Moreover, they should have achieved practical experience for at least five years outside of the university.

About the employer
Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers outstanding opportunities for applied research with a broad network of contacts to industry as well as the Fraunhofer Application Center Wireless Sensor Systems, which is located on the campus. The announcement and filling of this position is in the context of Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern (ZD.B), a central element of the digitalization strategy BAYERN DIGITAL. Applicants are expected to cooperate with the ZD.B office in Garching (close to Munich, see https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.zentrum-2Ddigitalisierung.bayern_&d=CwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OAppgJ3JgeetG3e5TYaKGxG2I2DskqmvUNkVYDN3eFc&s=Vw04tpwREOGtigS14YSnmtjL2lvHLvmoBYViZ55fEX0&e= ) and contribute with their research results to the projects and activities of ZD.B.
Applications with the usual documents (CV, references, certification of the professional experience and scientific work) should be submitted by April 30th, 2016 to

President of the Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Friedrich-Streib-Str. 2
96450 Coburg

Send applications via e-mail in one file (PDF format) to personal-wiss at hs-coburg.de. For more details see: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.hs-2Dcoburg.de_ueber-2Duns_stellenangebote.html&d=CwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OAppgJ3JgeetG3e5TYaKGxG2I2DskqmvUNkVYDN3eFc&s=5UFaC-OafWnar5BGfoa3naLIUO1QROv5D9QFbg4edHA&e=   
Applications from disabled persons as defined by § 2 in conjunction with § 68 SGB IX are preferred in case of otherwise substantially equal qualifications.
The Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts has set the goal of professional advancement of women and therefore expressly welcomes applications from women.
Our Dual Career Service program offers comprehensive support for dual careers in academia and industry.

For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Thomas Wieland:
thomas.wieland at hs-coburg.de | Tel: 09561 317-8005
Kind regards,
Thomas Wieland

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wieland
Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of Applied Sciences Coburg
Friedrich-Streib-Str. 2     Phone: +49 (9561) 317-8005
96450 Coburg                Fax: +49 (9561) 317-171
Germany                       E-mail: wieland (at) hs-coburg.de

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