Open position: Tenure-track position in “Computer Science with a focus on Human Computer-Interaction

The Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck invites applications for a Tenure-Track Position in COMPUTER SCIENCE wih a focus on HUMAN-COMUTER-INTERACTION according to University Law, to be filled immediately. A tenure-track position at the University of Innsbruck enables an academic career up to the level of full tenured professor (“unbefristete/r Universitätsprofessor/in“).

The tenure-track position is embedded in an attractive environment of existing competencies close to the field of Human-Computer-Interaction. This includes, for example, the research groups Interactive Graphics and Simulation, Intelligent and Interactive Systems, Networked Embedded Systems, Data Science, and Quality Engineering.



The holder of the Tenure-Track position shall conduct independent research and teaching in the domain of Human-Computer-Interaction, in areas such as:
● Intelligent and usable user interfaces
● Augmented and mixed reality
● Body-worn sensors and displays
● Multimodal interaction, tangible media An international orientation, cooperation with international research institutions, as well as interdisciplinary openness are expected.

Furthermore, cooperation with related research areas and doctoral programs of the university is desired. Opportunities for collaboration with users from other disciplines, both within and outside the university, should also be exploited. Finally, collaborations with business and industry should be established and expanded. Teaching includes giving courses in the study programs of computer science, also in the new master degree programs in Computer Science and Software Engineering. Furthermore, the supervision of students as well as (Co-)supervision of final theses is expected. Participation in academic self-administration in the department and faculty is considered a matter of course.


Eligibility Requirements

a) A domestic or equivalent foreign university degree and doctorate appropriate to the position; in relevant fields such as computer science, mechatronics;
b) PostDoc experience and/or relevant professional experience;
c) Relevant scientific achievements beyond dissertation/PhD, documented in particular by publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals and conferences related to HCI; d) Involvement in research projects and in the acquisition of research funds;
e) Involvement in international research, international contacts, and mobility experience during or after the PhD;
f) Proven teaching skills and experience in (co-) supervision of students;
g) Teamwork and communication skills;
h) Organizational and management skills.

Applications for the tenure-track position must have arrived by December 8, 2021 to the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, Faculty Services Office (“Fakultäten Servicestelle”), Technikerstraße 17, A-6020 Innsbruck (

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