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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is a leading research university in Europe. Since its founding in 1472 it has been committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching.
Institution Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics
Remuneration group BesGr W1
Start date As soon as possible
Application deadline 2024-06-26

Junior Professorship (W1) (for a period of 3 years) of Mathematics of Machine Learning

The primary tasks of the successful candidate include research and teaching on the mathematical foundations of machine learning. We seek a personality with profound expertise in this area, in particular, within the mathematical aspects of one or several of the following sub-areas: theory of deep learning, optimization in machine learning and data science, signal and image processing, high-dimensional probability theory in connection to machine learning and data science, machine learnif for inverse problems, applied harmonic analysis. Acquisition of third party funds and participation in collaborative research initiatives are welcome. 

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills at university level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually evidenced by the excellent quality of a doctoral degree.

No more than four years should have passed between the doctorate and the end of the application period. This period is extended by up to two years per child or nursing case if the applicant is caring or has cared for one or more children under the age of 18 or one or more relatives in need of care. 

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three years. Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by another period of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position (tenure track) is not possible. 

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples. 

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.

Contact:

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications only in electronic form as a single pdf-file, not bigger as 10MB, using the following Link  https://www.efv.verwaltung.uni-muenchen.de/md9

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