University of Tübingen

W1 Assistant Professor (f/m/d) of Human Language Technologies

2023-12-14 (Europe/Berlin)
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The Tübingen Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital are part of the University of Excellence Tübingen. They provide medical services at the highest level and cover the entire spectrum of modern medicine, research, teaching and clinical care.

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the Institute of Applied Medical Informatics as a

W1 Assistant Professor (f/m/d) of Human Language Technologies

available immediately.

In accordance with LHG § 51 (7) this fixed-term position (category W1) is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension by a further two years after a positive interim evaluation.

The successful candidate will contribute to the institute’s research focus on information retrieval (IR), natural language processing (NLP) and their role in clinical decision making.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in computer science, medical informatics, mathematics, computer linguistics or electrical engineering, a competitive track record of internationally acclaimed publications in leading peer-reviewed NLP venues, as well as teaching experience and a commitment to teaching. The position has a teaching obligation of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation and six hours thereafter.

In the course of the contract, the W1 professor is expected to attain the research and teaching achievements that will qualify him or her for an appointment as a tenured professor at any university or equivalent institution (Habilitation). Those who have completed a habilitation will be excluded. Detailed information on the criteria for the interim and final evaluations may be found in our guidelines for review under the following link:

The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. Female scientists, in particular, are explicitly invited to apply, as are applicants from outside Germany.

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

General information on professorships, hiring processes, and the German academic system can be found here:

Please submit your entire application using the web-based application platform The deadline for applications is December 14, 2023.

Enquiries may be directed to the Dean.

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine 
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. rer. nat. Bernd Pichler
Geissweg 5/1
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY

Job details

W1 Assistant Professor (f/m/d) of Human Language Technologies
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz Tübingen, Germany
Application deadline
2023-12-14 23:59 (Europe/Berlin)
2023-12-14 23:59 (CET)
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