Professor for Game Computing

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2 subpara. 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a tenured faculty opening for a University Professor for Game Computing

The Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a private law employment position as a

Professor for Game Computing

to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act. A faculty performance review will be conducted after a four-year period.

The academic focus for the professorship position should be on developing, designing, implementing Game Computing as well as expertise in the theory of Game Computing. Game Computing is to be understood in a broad sense and can cover both practical and theoretical aspects.

The applicant’s outstanding academic and scientific reputation and excellence will be given a higher priority that the academic area he/she will represent.

The successful candidate is expected to represent and further develop the academic area in teaching and research. See the job profile for detailed information:

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Univ. Prof.
Dr. Oliver Bimber

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

September 25, 2019

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The successful candidate should hold a post-doctorate (Habilitation) degree in the field of Game Computing or a related field (or a comparable academic degree).

An annual gross salary above the amount of € 71,822.80 as stated in the collected agreement will be voluntarily offered.

If you have any questions in regard to the job profile, please contact Univ. Prof. Dr. Oliver Bimber (+43-732-2468-6631,

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes and encourages applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation (i.e. current CV) to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University by September 25, 2019. Submit an application form with requested documents to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz at: If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.