[Comp-neuro] [Job Offer] Full Professor of Neuroinformatics

Falk Lieder flieder at uos.de
Thu Feb 4 19:00:38 CET 2010

The Institute of Cognitive Science of the University of Osnabrück invites
applications for the position of a

Full Professor of Neuroinformatics

(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 information processing in
neural systems. Relevant sub-disciplines are learning methods (involving
supervised learning, reinforcement techniques and unsupervised learning), as
well as pattern recognition. Working on these subjects should contribute to
an understanding of artificial and biological cognitive systems.

Candidates are particularly expected to collaborate with those existing work
groups of the Institute that are closely related to the field of learning in
cognitive systems, as well as to the work groups of the Institute of
Informatics and the Institute of Psychology that are cooperating with the
Postgraduate Colleges (Biologically oriented Computer Vision, Experimental
Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Neurobiopsychology, Neurocybernetics,
Knowledge-based Systems, Computational Linguistics, and Philosophy of Mind
and Cognition). Moreover, candidates are expected to take active part in
teaching at all levels of the Cognitive Science study programs (BSc, MSc,
PhD), as well as in the Informatics study programs, 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 Osnabrück 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 parttime employment will be dealt with on an individual
Candidates are invited to send their applications with the usual documents
no later than *28.02.2010* to the Director of the Institute of Cognitive
Science, University of Osnabrück, Albrechtstraße 28, 49076 Osnabrück,
Germany. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Peter König:
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