Tenure-Track Postion for Artificial Intelligence in Drug Design.

In accordance with the collective agreement for employees and the Universities Act, the Linz Institute of Technology (LIT) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab of the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces an opening for a full-time (40 h/week), six-year Tenure Track position. The candidate must hold a Doctorate/PhD degree.

The position is intended for highly qualified young scientists with a focus on machine learning for applications in chemoinformatics and offers the possibility of entering into a qualification agreement and thus – after positive evaluation – a permanent position as associate professor (§ 99 Sec 5 and 6 of the Universities Act).

The candidate should be able to demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and extensive teaching activities. The successful candidate must have a doctorate or Ph.D. degree in a subject that matches the research focus of the position which preferably was awarded no more than five years ago. Additional information can be found at For further information please contact Prof. Sepp Hochreiter, P +43 732 2468 4521, E-Mail

The minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is EUR 51,955.40 gross per year.

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Prof. Sepp Hochreiter
P +43 732 2468 4521

Employment Terms

Initially limited to a 6-year period; prospect of a permanent position (§ 99 Austrian Universities Act)

Application Deadline

November 7, 2018

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

In compliance with a three-week application period, prospective candidates interested in this position are invited to submit their application to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University by November 7, 2018 at the latest. We look forward to electronically receiving your application submitted in English via

Please attach the following documents with your application: application form, cover letter including an account of your intent and qualifications for the position, CV, list of publications, the three publications you consider to be most important, list of all previously held courses and lectures (including evaluation results if available), list of your research projects and collaborations, list of previous industrial experiences related to your research and teaching activities, summary of research goals, intended projects and participation in study programs, list of scientific community services and outreach to general public.