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Title: Professor in Visual ComputingPosted: June 14, 2013
Company/Institution: University of Bonn
Location: Bonn, Germany
Department: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science

Description: The Computer Science Department at the Faculty of Mathematics and Science of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany offers the following position:

W1 - Professor position (Juniorprofessur) in Visual Computing

The department welcomes applications from outstanding candidates that sustainably complement the current activities of the department in the areas of Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Simulation and Visualization. The applicant should have a track record of active research in at least one of the following areas:

  • Discrete methods for graphics and vision
  • Optimization methods for graphics and vision
  • Novel machine learning techniques for graphics and vision
  • High performance graphics
  • Perceptual graphics
  • Digital fabrication
  • Display technologies
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Visual Analytics


The candidate is expected to participate in teaching, to contribute to the departmental administration, to carry out research, to actively participate in collaborative research grant applications, and to supervise postgraduate students.

The conditions of employment are according to § 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen). The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Preference will be given to suitably qualified women or persons with disabilities, all other considerations being equal.

About Bonn:
The University of Bonn is a public research university located in Bonn, Germany. Founded in its present form in 1818, as the linear successor of earlier academic institutions, the University of Bonn is today one of the leading universities in Germany. The University of Bonn has 525 professors and 31,000 students. Among its notable alumni and faculty are seven Nobel Laureates, two Fields Medalists, twelve Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize winners, Pope Benedict XVI, Frederick III, Karl Marx, Heinrich Heine, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Konrad Adenauer. In the years 2010, 2011 and 2013, the Times Higher Education ranked the University of Bonn as one of the 200 best universities in the world. Bonn is also home to several specialized research institutes like the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. More information about the university can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Bonn or http://www3.uni-bonn.de/the-university.

Bonn was the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany and lies on the banks of the Rhine River, 20 km south of Cologne and north of the Seven Mountains National Park and the Eifel National Park. Bonn is easy to reach via high-speed trains and three international airports (Frankfurt, Cologne-Bonn, Düsseldorf). It has a temperate-oceanic climate with relatively mild winters and warm summers. The city is a center of politics and administration and currently hosts 18 United Nations institutions. Bonn is best known culturally as the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven and offers a wide variety of cultural events.

If you would like to know more about the position or the University of Bonn, do not hesitate to contact Juergen Gall at CVPR in Portland.
http://www.iai.uni-bonn.de/~gall

Application Instructions: Applicants are kindly asked to electronically send a cv, an application and the three most important publications until August, 31th, 2013 to the Head of the Fachgruppe Informatik fachgruppe@informatik.uni-bonn.de.