[Insight-users] Professorship for Open Source Software @ Nuremberg, Germany

Luis Ibanez luis.ibanez at kitware.com
Wed Sep 10 08:37:54 EDT 2008


University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Applications are invited to fill a permanent position as
Professor (W 2) in Open Source Software

at the Computer Science Department in the Faculty of
Technical Engineering, beginning at January 1st, 2009.

The successful applicant will be expected to represent
his discipline both in research and teaching. He has
actively worked in a major Open Source project and has
excellent scientific qualifications in this area,
including research experiences in at least one of the
following areas:

- Process management, quality assurance,
   team building for Open Source Software

- Development processes and tools for loosely coupled,
   distributed software engineering

Essential characteristics of successful Open Source architectures
Furthermore, business and legal aspects of Open Source
Software are of interest. Contributions to the department's
degree programs, including the one on Information Systems
are expected.

Prerequisites for the job are a university degree, good
teaching skills, a doctorate and proof of further academic
research or publications. The latter can, alternatively,
be in the form of a post-doctoral habilitation or similar
academic qualifications which may have been attained in
specialized fields other than at a university or in the
course of a junior professorship.

Applicants must still be under 52 years of age at the time
of appointment. Under exceptional circumstances the Bavarian
Ministry for Higher Education, Academic Research and Art is
entitled to make an exception to this regulation provided
the Bavarian Ministry for Finances is in agreement (cf. art.
10, parag. 3, s.2 of the Bavarian Law on Personnel at
Institutions of Higher Education).

The University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is an Equal Opportunities
Employer committed to increasing the number of female academic
staff and would expressly welcome applications from women.

Preference will be given to severely handicapped applicants
with commensurate qualifications.

Applications should include a c.v. (complete with photograph),
a list of publications, public lectures and degree courses
taught, together with certified copies of degrees, references
and relevant documents, and should be sent no later than
September 30th, 2008 to the Dean of the Technical Engineering
Faculty, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Johannes Huber, Erwin-Rommel-Str. 60, 91058 Erlangen , Germany.

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