Professorship for Privacy Friendly Software Systems (Salary Scale W1)

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 W1 NBesO -

in Privacy Friendly Software Systems


starting at April 1st 2021. The appointment be limited to 3 years. If the interim evaluation is positive, an extension for another 3 years is possible.


The professorship will represent the topic of Privacy Friendly Software Systems in research and teaching. The focus of the research profile should be an interdisciplinary approach to privacy friendly software systems. The professorship complements the subject area cybersecurity with the equally important aspects of technical data protection of software systems. Possible methodological foci are usable privacy, privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs), and privacy in software engineering.


Within the faculty, there are very good cooperation possibilities with the areas of Distributed Systems, System and Computer Architecture, Theoretical Computer Science, Software 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 recognized personality. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds is an advantage. Participation in teaching computer security is expected.


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. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities. Applications from abroad are especially welcome.


For further information please contact Prof. Sascha Fahl  



Please submit your application by 16.04.2021 via the central appointment portal of Leibniz Universität Hannover at



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