Professorship for Computer Security and Privacy (Salary Scale W2 NBesO leading to a W3)

Delivery Deadline: 18.11.2020 00:00

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a

University Professorship (m/f/d) -Salary Scale W2 NBesO with Tenure Track leading to a W3 NBesO-in Computer Security and Privacy

starting at April 1st 2021. The initial appointment will be limited to 5 years. After positive evaluation, the candidate will receive a tenured professorship (salary scale W3).

The professorship is to represent the topic of computer security and/or privacy in research and teaching. The research profile should focus on one or more of the following areas: Data Security and Data Protection, Security and Privacy on the Web, Security of Mobile Systems, Security in Distributed Systems and Networks, Usability and Security, Human Centered System Security, Privacy by Design, Software Security and Cryptography.

Within the faculty, there are very good cooperation possibilities with the areas of Distri-buted Systems, System and Computer Architecture, Theoretical Computer Science, Soft-ware Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, as well as with the Research Center L3S, and integration into the activities of the faculty's key areas of research: Digital society, biomedical engineering and energy. Beyond the faculty, there are excellent cooperation possibilities with the CISPA - Helmholtz Center for Information Security in Hannover.

We are looking for an internationally renowned personality with experience in raising third-party funds. Participation in the compulsory teaching in the bachelor degree cour-ses is expected, as well as the representation of the subject computer security and privacy through further courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to hold selected courses in English.

General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG). Details will be provided upon request.

Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strate-gic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities.

In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great importance to the international orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places significant value on the intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. Its professors are thus expected to be based in the Hannover Region.

Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will generally be given an employment contract.

Further information is available from the Head of the Search Committee Prof. Wolfgang Nejdl (nejdl@kbs.uni-hannover.de).

Please submit your application until by 15.11.2020 via the Appointment Portal of the Leibniz Universität Hannover at https://berufungen.uni-hannover.de.

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