Professor for Secure Systems.

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2, subpara 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Linz Institute of Technology (LIT) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a tenured faculty opening for a University Professor for Secure Systems

The Linz Institute of Technology (LIT) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a full-time, private law employment position as a Professor for Secure Systems to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the Austrian Universities Act and an evaluation will be conducted after a five-year period.

The professorship position will focus on a specialized direction covering aspects of Secure Systems during the drafting, operational, and decommissioning procedures and beyond. The concrete focus is to consciously understand a broader interpretation.

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

The successful candidate will be expected to represent and further develop the academic area in teaching and research. The successful candidate is also expected to collaborate closely with the entire Computer Science department as well as play a leading role at the new “Secure Systems” graduate school.

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Univ. Prof. Dr. Armin Biere
+43 732 2468 4541

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

April 24, 2019

submit application here

See the job profile in the info box on the right for a detailed description of the position.

The successful candidate should hold a doctorate and a venia docendi (Habilitation) in a current field in the area of Secure Systems (or comparable post-doctorate/habilitation qualifications).

A salary of EUR 71,822.80 as currently stated in the collective agreement will be voluntarily offered. Depending on the current position (present salary), the annual gross salary will be between € 80,000 and € 100,000 (minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement plus voluntary additional payments).

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes 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 Linz ( by April 24, 2019. 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.