Professorship „Applied Artificial Intelligence“ (W2)

Kennziffer: AING 2024/17

Your Profile

We are looking for a person with a university degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics, computer science, information technology (IT) or a comparable engineering degree program and a special qualification for scientific work, which is proven by a corresponding PhD or doctorate-equivalent certification. We expect profound knowledge and relevant professional and scientific experience in at least two of the following areas:

  • Application of artificial intelligence methods and algorithms in engineering practice with a focus on electrical engineering issues
  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Methods and techniques of computer science in the field of engineering

Extensive knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:

  • Programming of technical systems in relevant programming languages
  • Programming especially of embedded systems
  • Network technology and computer networks

The subject areas are to be represented both in teaching and in applied research. We expect very good didactical skills as well as the willingness to participate in the exchange with our international partner universities and to offer courses in English. In addition, we expect committed participation in teaching in basic subjects, advanced courses and special lectures on current research topics and, if necessary, in lectures in related fields as well as in part-time and dual study programs.

We expect the applicant to integrate themselves well into the existing team both professionally and personally, to get involved in the academic self-administration of our university and to enjoy imparting knowledge from their own professional experience to the students.

The university has a large number of collaborations with universities and research institutions such as Max Planck Institutes and Fraunhofer Institutes as well as companies. Intensifying and expanding these collaborations is highly desired.

Active participation in the university’s research activities is desired. In this context, we strive to increase third-party funding and the number of cooperative doctorates.

We advocate a supervision concept that requires a high level of presence of the teaching staff at the university campus.

German language skills (at least level C1) and English language skills are required. Teaching language ist mainly German.

The hiring requirements for professors are regulated in Sec 49 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate.

We expressly welcome applications from all age groups and independent of gender identify, disability, ethnic background, religion, ideology, sexual orientation or identity.

If you have any content-related questions regarding this job announcement, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Stefan Steidel (


Our Offer

This full-time position is available from summer semester 2024 at the Kaiserslautern campus of Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences im Fachbereich Angewandte Ingenieurwissenschaften in full time.

Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences is a research-intensive university of applied sciences in the fields of computer science, technology, business, design and health. We educate around 6,300 students in more than 70 degree programmes and continuing education programmes at our three campuses in Kaiserslautern, Pirmasens and Zweibrücken. There are currently four main areas of research.
At our university of applied sciences and design, with its distinctive profile in applied research and development as well as academic further education, you can expect an innovative work environment and versatile further education opportunities within the framework of personnel development. Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences supports the compatibility of family and career, e.g., through flexible working hours.
In line with the State Equal Opportunities Act, Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences strives to further increase the proportion of women, particularly in research and teaching. We therefore urge them to apply.
Disabled persons will be given preferential consideration if they have the appropriate qualifications (please include proof).
If applicants feel discriminated or not being treated equally, a complaint can be submitted at the AGG-Complaints-Office (Legal Department).

Your Application

We look forward to receiving your application along with meaningful documents including the completed applicant profile (, which you can send to us via our online job portal until 19.08.2024.

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