Friday, February 3, 2017

[DMANET] W1 Junior Professor (m/f) in Argumentation Technology (without tenure track)

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Heinrich
Heine University Düsseldorf, a position of a

W1 Junior Professor (m/f) in Argumentation Technology (without tenure

is to be filled as soon as possible:

We are looking for a researcher with an excellent record in the
research area of argumentation technology, for example with a
specialization in argumentation theory, logic programming, argument
mining, or nonmonotonic reasoning.

The future holder of this position will be required to appropriately
participate in the teaching and administration duties of the computer
science department. Publications in first-rate international journals
and conference proceedings as well as the willingness to acquire
competitive funding are required. A high degree of commitment to
participation in university administrative activities is expected as
well. In addition, an active collaboration with the
NRW-Fortschrittskolleg Online Participation is expected.

Conditions for employment are, in addition to general administrative
conditions in accordance with § 36 of the North Rhine-Westphalia
University Act (Hochschulgesetz), an aptitude for teaching, exceptional
competence in research, and additional scientific achievements.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply; they will be given
preference in case of equal aptitude, ability, and professional
achievements unless there are exceptional reasons for choosing
another applicant.

Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or
disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to
Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB - Soziales Gesetzbuch)
are encouraged.

At Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, appointments may also be
part-time, provided there are no overriding administrative reasons in
individual cases for requiring full-time employment.

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf offers a Dual Career Service
and is a member of the Rhineland Dual Career Network (Dual Career
Netzwerk Rheinland). Further information can be found at

Detailed application materials with the usual documents (without
publications) should be submitted by 15.03.2017, citing reference
number 01 B 17-3.1, to:

Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Professor Dr. Martin Mauve
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf

Please submit a single pdf with your application via email at the above

Jörg Rothe

Prof. Dr. Jörg Rothe
Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Informatik
Department Chair
Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 211 81 12188, Fax: +49 211 81 11667

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