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The Research Center for Information System Design (IteG) of the
University of Kassel (Germany) invites applications for the newly
created position of a

Junior Professor (W1) in
Software Engineering for Ubiquitous Computing Applications.

This position is initially for a fixed-term of 3 years with a potential
extension for further 3 years depending on a successful evaluation of
research and teaching activities. The position will be part of the
interdisciplinary research cluster “Design of socio-technical networking
applications in situative ubiquitous computing systems (VENUS)” funded
by the State of Hesse as part of its LOEWE program for scientific
excellence. The Junior Professor will represent the field “Software
Engineering for Ubiquitous Computing Applications” in research and teaching.

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree and an excellent research
record in at least one of the following areas:
•	Software development for ubiquitous computing systems and mobile services
•	Design and implementation of contextual, adaptive software systems
•	Design and implementation of multimodal user interfaces
•	Software development methods
•	Sensor data processing
•	Service oriented software architectures for ubiquitous systems

Experience in collaboration projects between research and industry as
well as teaching experience are highly desirable. A working knowledge of
the German language is required.

Information about the VENUS project is available at For further information please
contact Prof. Gerd Stumme ([log in to unmask]). Applications
including full curriculum vitae, certificates, and the three most
relevant publications should be sent to [log in to unmask]

The closing date for applications is January 14, 2011.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. Equally qualified
disabled persons will be given preference.

Prof. Dr. Gerd Stumme, Hertie Chair of Knowledge & Data Engineering,
Dept. of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Kassel, Tel. 0561/804-6251, Fax: -6259
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