Associate Professor in Computer Science; Foundations of Computation

University of St.Gallen


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Associate Professor in Computer Science with focus on "Foundations of Computation"

The University of St.Gallen is currently in the process of creating a new School of Computer Science with an
innovative emphasis on entrepreneurship. To support and further continue these efforts, we are seeking
candidates for an Associate Professorship in the field of Foundations of Computation.
Successful candidates will have published their research in leading conferences and journals and are
excellent teachers, preferably also in an interdisciplinary context. The appointed professor will be part of the
newly founded School of Computer Science.

The university is searching for candidates with a strong research background in one or more of the
following topics:

• Foundations of computation (including computability, problem complexity and formal languages)
• Highly efficient algorithms for complex problems
• Models of computation
• Logical foundations of computer science

We are looking for a team-oriented and committed personality whose research activities offer links to the
established Computer Science chairs at the University of St.Gallen. Further responsibilities include teaching
on the undergraduate and graduate levels within and outside of the degree programs of the School of
Computer Science. For this position, we seek candidates per February 1st 2021 or by mutual agreement.
The University of St.Gallen is committed to increasing the number of international scholars among its
faculty. In pursuit of increased diversity and gender equality, we especially welcome applications from

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Klaus Möller, Chairman of the Search Committee and
Dean of the School of Management (
Candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references,
publications list, research statement, teaching statement, and a published work that best represents their
current research profile, in electronic form to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Prof. Dr. Thomas
Bieger (online via the website The deadline for applications is
January 31st, 2020.

In your application, please refer to