Friday, December 11, 2015

[DMANET] W3-Professorship in Distributed Computing

The Computer Science Institute at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Cologne invites applications for a

W3-Professorship in Distributed Computing

In the context of the establishment of the new focus on ìData Scienceî, we are looking for a scholar with a high international reputation in Distributed Computing. Candidates with an excellent scientific record in one or more of the following fields are encouraged to apply: parallel and distributed algorithms and their complexity, multi-processor and multi-core architectures and algorithms, distributed algorithmic game theory and mechanism design, complex networks, peer-to-peer systems and networks. We expect experience in the acquisition and execution of third-party funded projects. In addition to an active cooperation with existing research areas in Computer Science and Mathematics, applicants are expected to display a proven openness for interdisciplinary research and involvement in cooperative projects.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching and administrative duties of the Computer Science Institute. This includes in particular an active commitment to the programs in Mathematics, Business Mathematics, and Business Informatics.

Qualification requirements are in accordance with the North Rhine-Westphalia University Law and include an excellent track record in research and teaching. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German disability laws.

Applications should include a letter of motivation with a teaching and research statement and the usual documents (CV, complete publication list, information on external funding, academic achievements and honors) as well as a completed form provided at Applications should be submitted via e-mail in a single PDF file to

Professor Ansgar Büschges
Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
University of Cologne
Albertus-Magnus-Platz, D-50923 Cologne, Germany

The deadline for application is January 22nd, 2016.

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