Assistant professorship in Cognitive Systems and Artificial Intelligence, Zurich

The Department of Informatics at the University of Zurich
seeks applications for an

Assistant Professorship (tenure-track) in Cognitive Systems and Artificial Intelligence

We seek applications from highly qualified persons in the early stages of their academic careers with a strong research focus in any area of Cognitive Systems and or Artificial Intelligence. Possible research topics include machine learning, automated decision support, probabilistic systems, emergent behavior, non von Neumann computation, computational cognition, and agent-based systems. Involvement in teaching at all levels is expected.

Prerequisites include a Ph.D. degree, excellent scientific qualifications, and teaching experience. The faculty supports innovative research linking Informatics with the faculty’s other disciplines. We explicitly encourage women with the appropriate qualifications to apply. Details about the position and the expected application documents can be found at

Applications should be submitted by e-mail (with the candidate’s file attached as a single PDF document) to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT, Prof. Dr. Dr. Josef Falkinger, appointment(at) Primary consideration will be given to applications received by January 3, 2011.