September 28, 2020 / Sonja Krieger

Full Professor (W3) in Distributed Systems


At the University of Stuttgart, the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology has a W3-Professorship "Distributed Systems” position to be filled. The professorship is associated to the Institute for Parallel and Distributed Systems (IPVS) and is intended to represent the topic area of distributed systems in research and teaching. Potential candidates have to provide an internationally recognized track record in the field of Distributed Systems and their applications. Candidates have to prove their activities in several of the teaching and research areas listed below:

  • Fault tolerant distributed systems
  • Scalable and elastic distributed systems
  • Pervasive and mobile systems, especially in simulation
  • Time sensitive, approximating and safety critical distributed systems
  • Energy conscious and sustainable algorithms and protocols
  • Modern architectures for distributed processing (FPGA, SDN, ...)

The future position holder is expected to participate and contribute to teaching in the Faculty's Bachelor and Master programs. Active acquisition of third-party funding, and participation in collaborative research projects of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as the University, and especially in the Clusters of Excellence, is expected.

The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.

Please submit your application no later than December 11, 2020 by e-mail with one PDF attachment comprising curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, list of publications, research and teaching proposals, as well the application form available at to Prof. Frank Leymann, Dekanat, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany, e-mail: Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted e-mail. A public key to encrypt your email can be found at

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

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