[DL] Faculty Position in Computer Science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Enrico Franconi franconi at inf.unibz.it
Mon Aug 3 11:26:20 CEST 2009

Faculty Position in Computer Science
at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.

The  Faculty of Computer Science  at the  Free  University  of  Bozen-
Bolzano (Italy)  invites applications  for a  Computer Science faculty
position. The position is at the level of full or associate professor,
starting  academic year  2010/2011.  The following  areas  of Computer
Science  will be  considered:  database systems,  foundations of data-
bases, data mining, knowledge representation, artificial intelligence,
computational logic, information search and retrieval.

The Faculty of Computer Science puts a strong emphasis on foundational
and  applied research,  on experience  in the development  of scalable
systems,  and  on  the co-operation  with  national and  international
research institutions and companies.  Candidates  should have a strong
research background and a commitment to teaching excellence,  and they
are  expected  to teach  both  introductory  and  advanced courses  in
Computer Science;  management skills  and  a strong record  of project
funding  from companies  and  other organisations  are desirable.  The
teaching language for the Computer Science courses is English.  Salary
and support  are negotiable  and  highly competitive  at  the European

Only candidates that already hold at a university outside of Italy  an
academic position  equivalent  to  the one  they are applying for  may
express interest for the position - according to the Italian law about
"chiamata diretta".

The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano  was  founded in 1997  as a free,
state-recognised  university. As  a central-European,  internationally
oriented  educational establishment  it  acts  as an important  bridge
between the German and Italian  cultural and economic spheres. Most of
the teaching staff have an international professional background.  The
Free  University of Bozen-Bolzano  offers  degrees  in  Economics  and
Management,  Education,  Design and Art,  and  Science and Technology.
With   its  almost   100,000   German-speaking  and   Italian-speaking
inhabitants,  Bozen-Bolzano, as the  capital  of the province  of Alto
Adige-South  Tirol,  is a  multilingual  business  and tourist  centre
located in a beautiful setting in the Dolomite Alps area.

For  more information  view the web page at http://www.inf.unibz.it or
contact Prof. M. Böhlen  <boehlen at inf.unibz.it>  or  Prof. E. Franconi
<franconi at inf.unibz.it>.

Applicants  should  submit  a single PDF file  with  their  curriculum
vitae,  including  research,  teaching, and  organisational records, a
cover letter with the specification  of the position they are applying
for (associate or full professor), and three references, both by email
to <hiring at inf.unibz.it> and by regular mail to:

Faculty of Computer Science
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Universitätsplatz 1
39100 Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Primary  consideration  will  be  given to  applications  received  by
October 15, 2009.

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