[Comp-neuro] Professorship in Biologically oriented computer vision

Falk Lieder flieder at uos.de
Fri Dec 12 23:54:08 CET 2008

Biologically oriented computer vision Universitaet Osnabrueck Germany
 The Institute of Cognitive Science of the University of Osnabrueck invites
applications for the position of a

Full Professor of Biologically Oriented Computer Vision (salary level W3)

to be filled at the earliest practicable date.

The Institute of Cognitive Science is seeking to appoint an internationally
recognized researcher contributing to an enduring enhancement of its
international collaborative network.

In research and education the successful applicant will represent the field
of Visual Processing with biological and technical perspectives and methods.
He/she is particularly expected to collaborate with those existing work
groups that are closely related to the field of Image Processing
(Neuroinformatics, Neurobiopsychology, Neurocybernetics, Knowledge-based
Systems, and Artificial Intelligence).

The successful candidate is expected to take active part in teaching at all
levels of the Cognitive Science study programs (BSc, MSc, PhD), in
particular the compulsory module "Theoretical Neuroscience".

Legal requirements for the position include evidence of an academic degree,
proven pedagogic and didactical skills acquired from practical experience,
outstanding ability of autonomously pursuing scientific work, usually proven
by an excellent PhD thesis together with additional academic achievements
according to 25 NHG (e.g. habilitation). International experience acquired
from employments at universities and scientific institutions abroad as well
as international collaborations are highly appreciated.

The University of Osnabrueck strives for an increase in the number of women
in academic employment. Women are therefore especially encouraged to apply
and will be preferentially considered provided they are equally qualified.
Disabled candidates will also be considered preferentially, equal
qualification provided. The option for part-time employment will be dealt
with on an individual basis.

Candidates are invited to send their applications with the usual documents
no later than Jan. 24th, 2009 to the Director of the Institute of Cognitive
Science, University of Osnabrueck, Albrechtstrae 28, 49076 Osnabrueck,
Germany. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Peter Koenig (
peter.koenig at uni-osnabrueck.de ).
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