Professorship for Artificial Intelligence (Salary Scale W3)

Delivery Deadline: 18.04.2021 23:00

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

University Professorship (m/f/d) - Salary Scale W3 NBesO - for Artificial Intelligence


starting from October 1, 2021.


The professorship is to represent the topic of artificial intelligence a strong focus on one or more current areas of Artificial Intelligence such as Deep Learning, Resilient, Fair and Explainable Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data and Text Mining, Data Stream Mining, Recommender Systems, Uncertain Knowledge and Reasoning, Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence, Hybrid and General Artificial Intelligence. The professorship should also further strengthen existing interdisciplinary initiatives, especially in the application areas of Personalized Medicine, Intelligent Production and Intelligent Mobility.


We are looking for an internationally renowned researcher with experience in raising third-party funding. Courses on basic and advanced topics are to be offered, including courses held in English.


Both within the faculty and the L3S Research Center there are very good cooperation possibilities in with a large number of research groups.  In addition, cooperation with other faculties of the Leibniz University and with research groups of the Hannover Medical School is possible and encouraged.


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 strategic 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 by 16.04.2021 via the central appointment portal of Leibniz Universität Hannover at



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