The University of Bayreuth is a research‐oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Full Professor of Software Engineering or Programming Languages

at salary grade W 3 to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position.

We are looking for persons of international visibility to strengthen the Department of Computer Science with independent research and teaching profiles in the field of software engineering or programming languages. Willingness and ability to attract research funding must be noticeable. The person must be renowned in one of the fields software engineering or programming languages.

The incumbent will be involved in the teaching of the undergraduate computer science degree programmes, as well as the cooperative study programmes in computer science. In particular, the professorship will teach the courses Concepts of Programming and Software Engineering. An active contribution to academic self-administration is expected.

The ability to teach in German and English is expected.

The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at

Applications (CV, outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, experience obtaining external funding, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) are to be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty of Maths, Physics and Computer Sciences, Prof. Dr. Volker Ulm, electronically via by 11 November 2022. Applicants are welcome to direct questions and requests for further information to the Dean at Application documents will be deleted in accordance with data protection law following the conclusion of the appointment process.