Open Position: W3-Professorship for Machine Learning

At the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics at the University of Mannheim, the following position is available as of the next possible date

Professorship for Machine Learning (W3 professorship)

The successful candidate should complement the research focus “Mastering Large and Complex Data in Business and Society” of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Systems as well as the Data Science research at the University of Mannheim in general. We expect outstanding, internationally recognized research achievements in the field of machine learning in one or more of the following areas:

  • Image processing
  • Network analysis
  • Time series analysis
  • Sensor data processing
  • Audio data processing
  • Software analysis

We expect the successful candidate to raise third-party funds and to participate in the university's self-administration. Furthermore, we expect interdisciplinary cooperation with economics and social sciences in the context of the university's Data Science activities. Early-career researchers are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Appointment requirements are based on § 47 of the State University Law (LHG) of Baden- Württemberg. Appointment requirements are a completed university degree, pedagogical aptitude, a completed doctorate, and additional scientific achievements as evidenced by a habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements, which may also have been achieved in an activity outside the university sector.

For the first appointment to a professorship, a probationary period of three years may initially be agreed upon for the employment relationship in accordance with state law provisions.

The University of Mannheim puts great emphasis on intensive student support and therefore expects a pronounced presence at the university from the teaching staff. To strengthen the integration of the university into the regional environment, it is further assumed that the person to be appointed is willing to place his/her center of life in the region. The University of Mannheim aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore especially invites applications from suitably qualified female scientists. Applications from persons with disabilities will be given preferential consideration if they are suitable. Information about the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics can be found at

Please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, information on previous teaching and research activities, course evaluations, your three most important publications, as well as copies of your certificates and diplomas) with the keyword “Professorship for Machine Learning” in paper form or as pdf files via e-mail by September 30, 2022 to the Dean of the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics, Dr. Bernd Lübcke, University of Mannheim, B 6, 26, 68131 Mannheim, e-mail: bewerbung.wim@uni-


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This job posting is a translation of the German language posting which is the legally binding version. The German posting is found at https://www.uni-