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Full Professorship (W3) in Autonomous Systems

University of Stuttgart
Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg
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University of Stuttgart, Germany
Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Full Professorship (W3)
in Autonomous Systems


The professorship will be part of the newly established Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IfKI) within the Faculty. It will cover the area of autonomous, cooperative, cognitive and self-aware systems in research and teaching. The focus of the professorship should be on methods for modeling, realization and evaluation of such systems, including drones and robots. Its scope can stretch from individual systems to distributed systems-of-systems. The Faculty is looking for candidates with an excellent and internationally recognized record of scientific achievements in several of the following fields:

  • Context and situation recognition
  • Self-aware systems, including environment modeling and state estimation
  • Functional safety and robustness of autonomous systems
  • Security and privacy in autonomous systems
  • Self-test, self-diagnosis and self-repair
  • Methods for cooperation, navigation and planning for autonomous systems
  • Methods of human-machine cooperation for autonomous systems
  • Machine learning for autonomous systems
  • Architectures of autonomous systems

The Faculty expects that the new colleague participates in its interdisciplinary research activities and actively acquires research funding from public and industrial sources. The Faculty currently plays a significant role in Collaborative Research Centers of the DFG, in Germany’s Excellence Strategy, and in research initiatives of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg (Cyber Valley).

In teaching, we expect involvement in the study programs of the Department of Computer Science, in particular in the focus area Autonomous Systems; in the international study program Information Technology; and in courses offered for study programs of other Faculties.

Written applications (including a detailed curriculum vitae, certificates, list of publications, research and teaching statement, re-prints of up to five selected publications as well as the application form available from www.f05.uni-stuttgart.de/open-positions) should be sent no later than June 4th, 2018 to the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany, and if possible by Email to: dekanat@f05.uni-stuttgart.de


The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit the website: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/


The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.



The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.


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Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg

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