Tenure-track Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany Apply by
Clausthal University of Technology
Faculty of Mathematics/Computer Science and Mech.Engineering
Leibnizstr. 6
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld

Clausthal University of Technology is a research-focused university with outstanding national and international networking. The approximately 4,000 students and more than 1,200 em­ployees enjoy short commutes, personal interaction, and the diverse landscape of the Upper Harz region in the middle of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Harz Mountains. Clausthal University of Technology is the most significant economic factor and the largest employer in the region, offering cultural diversity and internationalism. Here, science works closely with business and industry, bridging the gap between basic research and application in a strategic focus on the Circular Economy. With this university-wide concept for the future, our research aims to contribute to the development of a sustainable industrial society in the digital age. The close link between material and process knowledge as well as the expertise in digitization facilitate a significant contribution to the implementation of the Circular Economy.

The Faculty of Mathematics/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering of Clausthal University of Technology is seeking to fill the position of

University Professor (Salary W3 or W2 BBesO)  “Data Science and Applied Statistics” (m/f/d)

at the Institute of Mathematics as soon as possible.

We are looking for internationally renowned persons with a research area complementing the research conducted at the Institute of Mathematics. The research of the candidate should fo­cus on data science (e.g. machine learning, statistical learning, reinforcement learning, pat­tern recognition) and applied statistics. Experience in applications from economics, natural sciences and engineering is desirable. The advertisement is intended to address experi­enced applicants who will be paid according to W3, but promising applicants at the beginning of their career will also be given a chance (at W2 salary level). The „Information on the Open Rank Selection Procedure“ (https://www.fakultaeten.tu-clausthal.de/fak3/aus/iorsp) and the criteria stipulated therein are part of the job advertisement and are the basis for the classifi­cation of the applicants.

The successful candidate should actively participate in the further development of the re­search profile of Clausthal University of Technology. He or she should promote the coopera­tion between mathematics and natural sciences, engineering, computer science and eco­nomics. Applicants are expected to participate in coordinated interdisciplinary research programs.

The candidate is expected to contribute to the degree program “Applied Mathematics”, by taking responsibilities for basic mathematical education, teaching at masters level (e.g. in stochastics, statistics, data analytics and statistical learning), as well as teaching courses as service for other disciplines.

The requirements of the position are defined in section 25 of the Niedersachsen Higher Edu­cation Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz NHG).

Experience in the acquisition of third-party funded projects is expected.

The willingness and ability to hold courses in German and English is a prerequisite. A strong commitment to teaching is expected.

Clausthal University of Technology wishes to increase the number of its female faculty mem­bers. Therefore, applications from female candidates are particularly welcome. Candidates with disabilities who are equally qualified will be given preference. Applications from interna­tional scientists are welcome; proficiency in the German language is desired for teaching and committee work.

A part-time professorship is possible upon request.

Applicants who are 50 years or older at the time of appointment and who do not already hold a permanent civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) will be employed with employee status (Angestelltenverhältnis).

Application Instructions

Applications with the usual documents must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) to fakultaet3@tu-clausthal.de until 28 February 2021, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty Mathematics/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty III, at Clausthal Uni­versity of Technology, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Wesling, Leibnizstr. 6, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Germany).

Further information is available from the Chairman of the Search Committee. Prof. Dr. Jörg P. Müller, Tel. +49 (0) 5323 72-7140, FAX +49 (0) 5323 72-7199, email: joerg.mueller@tu-clausthal.de.

Please note our information on data protection in the application process at http://www.tu-clausthal.de/info/stellenangebote/datenschutz.

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Prof. Jörg P. Müller
+49 (0) 5323 72-7140