FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

We are looking for a

CHAIR W2: “SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE”

REFERENCE NUMBER 007/24-1

The post is permanent and full-time

Staffing is intended at 1st OCTOBER 2024 earliest.

Developing sustainable solutions to the societal challenges of today and tomorrow. This is the goal of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg), northern Germany’s leading applied sciences university when it comes to reflective practice. Our central focus is the excellence of our teaching and our degree courses. Simultaneously, HAW Hamburg is continuing to develop its profile as a research university. People from more than 100 countries help make HAW Hamburg what it is, and our diversity is our particular strength.

YOUR ROLE

You will represent the teaching areas of software architecture and software engineering in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of the Department of Computer Science. We expect you to play an active part in teaching the basics of computer science and in further developing our Bachelor’s courses, and to take part in shaping the Master’s programmes. By your demonstrated commitment to teaching and applied research, you will increase the profile of the Department of Computer Science and actively attract external funding. We also expect a basic willingness to take an active part in the self-governance of the university.

YOUR PROFILE

You have successfully completed a university degree in computer science with excellent grades and hold a doctorate.

You have practical experience in the subject areas listed below, relevant experience in teaching computer science, and fulfil the conditions for appointment.

Besides a sound knowledge of the basics of computer science, relevant experience in the development of software architectures, preferably in larger systems, is also expected. Additionally, we expect experience in embedding a software design in modern software engineering process models. Experience with modern styles of software architecture is desirable.

You will provide evidence of your academic competence in current research topics in the field of software architecture, such as service-based architecture, architecture for distributed and cloud-based systems, architecture for machine learning and AI, or security in software architecture, through current publications and/or research projects/reports. Knowledge of the didactics of computer science and experience in university teaching is desirable.

As part of its internationalisation efforts, HAW Hamburg also offers lectures and seminars in English, which you will be required to teach. Ideally, you will engage with gender and diversity challenges in STEM subjects. You are interested in strengthening diversity and you will develop policies for actively supporting the diverse young people participating in computer science programmes.

INFORMATION

For appointment as a professor, as well as the general staff requirements, the appointment requirements in accordance with Section 15 Para. 1-6 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG) also apply. These can be read on our website.

This includes the willingness to participate in the self-administration committees of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences as well as a choice of residence in proximity to the university.

The denomination of the vacant post is under the caveat of assessment at appropriate intervals in accordance with Section 12 Para 7 HmbHG.

As well as the basic salary of grade W2 and basic performance benefits, a provision of appointment performance benefits is also possible which can be negotiated with the university president. In addition, there is also the possibility of granting a bonus from third-party funds.

Candidates who have not yet reached the age of 50 at the time of appointment may be appointed as tenured officials, otherwise the employment relationship is that of a standard employee.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer you challenging work in an open-minded, forward-thinking university. You will be integrated into a team who enjoy your participation and are happy to support you in the early stages of your integration. Your workplace is centrally located and has very good public transport links.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR APPLICATION

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is committed to ensuring teaching excellence. Candidates are asked to enclose all important documents relating to their teaching experience in their application. In addition, they are requested to include a brief curriculum vitae along with the usual application documents. You can find a form at
https://www.haw-hamburg.de/en/university/job-openings/

We encourage female scientists and experts to apply for this chair. Due to their lower representation they are prior-ranked in case of same suitability, qualification and expertise.

You can find more information about HAW Hamburg, equal opportunities measures, data protection, and educational qualifications from outside of Germany, as weil as for people with a disability and those with equivalent status, on our job openings information page.

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APPLICATION PERIOD

We look forward to receiving your Online-Application by
28TH March 2024

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES HAMBURG

CONTACT PERSONS

Questions to the post readily answers you

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Steffens, ulrike.steffens@haw-hamburg.de

For queries in HR matters please contact

Magdalena Gragert,
T + 49 40 428 75 9066, magdalena.gragert@haw-hamburg.de

HAW-HAMBURG.DE

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