TUD Dresden University of Technology, as a University of Excellence, is one of the leading and most dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, today it is a globally oriented, regionally anchored top university as it focuses on the grand challenges of the 21st century. lt develops innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a special feature, facilitating interdisciplinarity and transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in teaching, research, technology and administration. The goal is to promote and develop their individual abilities while empowering everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture that is characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

At the Faculty of Computer Science, the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science, invites applications for the

Chair (W3) of Algorithmics

to be filled as soon as possible.

You will represent the subject area “Algorithmics” in research and teaching. In research, you should have made lasting contributions to one or more topical subareas of the field of Algorithmics, such as algorithmic analysis of large data sets; algorithm engineering; algorithmic network analysis; algorithmic game theory; computational geometry; complexity and computability; online algorithms; randomized, approximative, or parametrized algorithms; string algorithms. International publications and contacts as well as the active participation in research projects in one or several of the above-mentioned areas are of particular importance. Your tasks in teaching include lectures in German and English language within the scope of the denomination of the chair in undergraduate and graduate studies of the Bachelor, Master, and Diploma courses at the Faculty of Computer Science as well as at related faculties. Moreover, the supervision of Bachelor, Master and PhD theses is required. Your willingness to start and continue interdisciplinary cooperation projects within the diverse technical and scientific community in Dresden − especially with member institutions of DRESDEN-concept − and other faculties of TU Dresden (mainly from the School of Engineering Sciences) is of special importance. Participation in academic self-administration within the boards of the Faculty of Computer Science and of TU Dresden is required.

We expect very good teaching skills, the ability and willingness to offer courses in English as well as experience. Proficiency in German is not a prerequisite for appointment. However, we expect you to acquire sufficient language skills in German to conduct teaching and administrative tasks within two years of appointment. You are able to prove excellent international publications, international contacts as well as the successful supervision of PhD students. You should exhibit experience in the acquisition and management of third-party-funded projects. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 59 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSG).

For further information regarding academic requirements please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Baader via email ([email protected]) or by phone (+49 351 463-39160).

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Computer Science (Dr.-Ing. Iris Braun, tel. +49 351 463-38063) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Roberto Lemmrich, tel. +49 351 463-33175).

We look forward to receiving your application by December 4, 2023 (time stamp on the email server or the stamped arrival date of the University Central Mail Service of TUD applies).

Please attach the following documents to your letter of application: resume in tabular form, a description of your scientific career, a list of your scientific publications, copies of your five most important publications, a list of courses taught and (if possible) the results of the students’ evaluation (preferably of the last three years) as well as a copy of the certificate of your highest academic degree. We kindly ask you to submit your application by email. Please use the SecureMail Portal of TUD ( and send your documents in a single PDF document to: [email protected]. If you are applying by regular mail, please also attach your application documents in electronic form (CD or USB thumb drive) and send them to: TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Informatik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Ivo Sbalzarini, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden.

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