TU Wien, Full Professor of Machine Learning


The TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) invites applications for a full professor position according to § 98 University Act 2002 at the Faculty of Informatics. The position is affiliated to the Institute of Information Systems Engineering. The estimated starting date is October 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research and teaching record in the field of Machine Learning, which investigates and develops methods that provide computing systems the ability to automatically learn / improve from experience and to infer or recognize patterns using data, whether for exploratory purposes or to accomplish specific tasks. All areas of machine learning will be considered, covering theoretical foundations, systems, and enabling technologies for machine learning. Methods of interest include, but are not restricted to: statistical machine learning, supervised learning, unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, deep learning, probabilistic modelling and inference, data analytics and mining, optimization, cognitive systems, neural processing.

Besides research, the duties of a Full Professor at the TU Wien include graduate and undergraduate teaching (in English or German) as well as contributing to usual management and faculty service tasks. The appointment will be made at tenure level, full time and permanent. If this is a candidate’s first appointment as a full professor, the initial appointment is for 5 years and will then be made permanent following a positive evaluation.

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