[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] University Professorship - salary grade W2 for the field of "Robotic Interactive Perception"

Hummel, Anita anita.hummel at tu-berlin.de
Fri Dec 2 04:34:19 PST 2016

Technische Universitaet Berlin, Faculty IV – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Computer Engineering and Microelectronics invites applications for a

University Professorship - salary grade W2
for the field of "Robotic Interactive Perception".
The professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future and is offered under the condition that funds are granted.

Reference number: IV-595/16 (starting at the earliest possible / for 5 years / closing date for applications 07/01/17)
Working field: Conduct research and teaching in the area of “Robotic Interactive Perception”. The scientific activities of the candidate should be focussed on developing methods and algorithm for processing and interpreting a high-dimensional, multi-modal data stream to enable an artificial, autonomous system to purposely interact with the environment. A close collaboration with research groups of the School of EE and CS is desirable, for example with the research groups for robotics, computer vision, machine learning, computer graphics, neural information processing, and modelling of cognitive processes. Responsibilities include holding of courses at the Bachelor level in Computer Science as well as at the Masters level in Computer Science and in Computational Neuroscience. The willingness to participate in multigroup research applications is a prerequisite.
Requirements: Candidates should fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with section 100 BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act). This includes a completed academic education, qualified achievements in
research (PhD), postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) or appointment to a junior professorship or equivalent
qualification and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (for more information see TUB website, quick access no. 144242). Applicants are requested to include in their application a research and teaching statement. Extensive knowledge and publication record in the area of "Perceptive Interaction & Interactive Perception" is expected. Successful fundraising experience is desired. Applicants must be able to conduct their lectures in both German and English.

Technische Universitaet Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore
strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.

Technische Universitaet Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.

Please send your written application until 07/01/2017 with the reference number and the usual documents
(CV, educational degree, certificates and/or diplomas, references, works considered relevant for the application, and a research and teaching plan) to Technische Universitaet Berlin - Der Praesident -, Dekan der Fakultaet IV, Sekr. MAR
6-1, Marchstrasse 23, 10587 Berlin or by email to dekanat at eecs.tu-berlin.de.

Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.

The vacancy is also available on the internet at

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