Full Professor for Computer Science and Didactics

University of Tubingen Faculty of Science

Full Professor (W3) for Computer Science and Didactics

Faculty of Science, Department of Computer Science

Application deadline : 11.12.2022

The Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University invites applications for the position of

Full Professor (W3) for Computer Science and Didactics

funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation

The position is due to commence on April 1st, 2023.

The successful candidate is responsible for the didactics curriculum of the Bachelor and Master of Education programs in computer science. Independent research activities in school-relevant fields of computer science are expected, for example in the following areas:

  • Algorithms and computational thinking
  • Programming and programming languages
  • Logic and discrete mathematics
  • Computer science at off-campus learning locations
  • Development of computer science competency tests for students and teachers
  • Development/evaluation of learning environments for computer science teaching

A reference to didactics in research and demonstrated commitment to teaching are mandatory. The willingness to cooperate with schools as well as to participate in the organization of teacher training courses and the academic self-administration of the university and the committees of the Department of Computer Science is expected. Applicants should normally have three years of school experience.

The University of Tübingen expects internationally visible publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals and conferences as well as proven third-party funding. Required qualifications include a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The position is funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation and comes with an attractive start-up and equipment package. The successful candidate will be a faculty member of the Department of Computer Science, and closely cooperates with the Tübingen School of Education and the Research and Transfer Center for Digitization in Teacher Training.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position. General information on professorships, hiring processes, and the German academic system can be found here: https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/213700 

Please submit your application documents via the online application portal of the University of Tübingen at https://berufungen.uni-tuebingen.de by December 11, 2022. Questions about the call for applications and questions about the online application portal can be directed to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle, University of Tübingen, Germany (careerspam prevention@mnf.uni-tuebingen.de).