Uni Stuttgart: Full Professor (W3) in Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems (DL: 12.11.2017)

Faculty Position at the University of Stuttgart, Germany:

Full Professor (W3) in Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems 

Application Deadline: November 12th, 2017


The University of Stuttgart invites applications for the position of a
* Full Professor (W3) in Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems * within the Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

The professor is expected to cover the area of human-computer interaction in its full breadth in research and teaching including computer science aspects of user interfaces for hardware and software systems as well as related foundations of cognitive science. The professorship was installed in the context of the Cluster of Excellence “Simulation Technology” with the intention to contribute to the controllability of future simulation systems. This requires readiness to participate in interdisciplinary cooperations with experts from engineering, natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

We are looking for an outstanding scientist with expertise in several of the following areas:
– Fundamentals of perception and cognition for human-computer interaction
– Multimedia communication and sensor-based interaction
– Innovative interaction techniques and modalities
– Intelligent user interfaces and interaction with autonomous systems
– Software technologies and development tools for graphical and multi-modal user interfaces
– User interfaces for web-based and mobile systems

The professor is expected to provide excellent teaching in the area of human-computer interaction in the study program Media Informatics, other computer science programs as well as programs of the Cluster of Excellence “Simulation Technology”. The professor is also expected to contribute to the general teaching responsibilities of the computer science programs, to actively acquire external funding, and to participate in academic administration. The professor does not need to have to be able to teach in German immediately but is expected acquire the corresponding language skills over time.

The advertised position is subject to the requirements listed in §§ 47 and 51 Baden-Württemberg university law.

Please submit your application by e-mail comprising curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, list of publications, research and teaching statements, application form as well as copies of three selected publications no later than 12.11.2017 to Prodekanin Informatik der Fakultät Informatik, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Prof. Dr. Miriam Mehl, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany. E-mail: dekanat(at)

The application form is available here:

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart: