The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites
applications for 

Full Professor for Artificial Intelligence 
- Salary Scale W3 NBesO -

starting from October 1, 2021. 

The candidate should have a strong focus on one or more current areas
of Artificial Intelligence such as Deep Learning, Resilient, Fair and
Explainable Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data and
Text Mining, Data Stream Mining, Recommender Systems, Uncertain
Knowledge and Reasoning, Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence, Hybrid
and General Artificial Intelligence. The professorship should also
further strengthen existing interdisciplinary initiatives, especially
in the application areas of Personalized Medicine, Intelligent
Production and Intelligent Mobility.

We are looking for an internationally renowned researcher with
experience in raising third-party funding. Courses on basic and
advanced topics are to be offered, including courses held in English.

Both within the faculty and the L3S Research Center there are very
good cooperation possibilities in with a large number of research
groups.  In addition, cooperation with other faculties of the Leibniz
University and with research groups of the Hannover Medical School is
possible and encouraged.

General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in
accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act
(Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG). Details will be provided
upon request.

Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has
set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the
proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly
encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially
welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with

In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great
importance to the international orientation of teaching and
research. At the same time, it places significant value on the
intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s
close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. Its professors are thus
expected to be based in the Hannover Region.

Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of
appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will
generally be given an employment contract.

Further information is available from the Head of the Search Committee
Prof. Wolfgang Nejdl (

Please submit your application by 16.04.2021 via the central
appointment portal of Leibniz Universität Hannover at

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