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Scientific Head of "Certifiable Artificial Intelligence (f/m) at Fraunhofer-Institut für kognitive Systeme IKS (Munich, Germany)

FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR COGNITIVE SYSTEMS IKS

YOU HAVE ALWAYS HAD THE DESIRE TO LEAVE YOUR FOOTPRINT AND MAKE THE WORLD A SOMEWHAT SAFER PLACE? YOU'RE INTERESTED IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND YOU DEFINE LEADERSHIP BY ACTION, NOT POSITION? THEN JOIN US AT FRAUNHOFER IKS IN MUNICH AT THE MANAGEMENT LEVEL AS

SCIENTIFIC HEAD OF "CERTIFIABLE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE" (F/M)

We are the leading Fraunhofer-Institute in the context of validation of artificial intelligence for autonomous and distributed applications. Moreover, our scientists undertake application-oriented research on tomorrow’s topics: Cognitive Systems, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We are focusing on software engineering for safety-critical applications in the automotive and Industry 4.0 sectors. To this end, we develop dependable software technologies.

In order to strengthen and extend our leadership role in the field of Certifiable Artificial Intelligence (CAI), we establish a new Fraunhofer Institute – The Fraunhofer-Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS, recognized and generously financially supported by the High-Tech Agenda of the Free State of Bavaria. Within the Fraunhofer-Institute for Cognitive Systems, you have the opportunity to build up the department of Certifiable Artificial Intelligence in an exciting and challenging research environment, where both industry and politics will be inspiring and collaborative business partners. Supporting and applying agile project management and leadership methods are essential for your success.

We offer an innovative and excellent scientific environment in one of the leading research organizations worldwide. Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly collaborative and vibrant scientific environment not only at Fraunhofer, but also at our partner institutions. You will find exceptional opportunities to enhance your professional career in terms of networking, collaboration, career-building programs and competitive starting package. As we are located in Munich as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with its outstanding universities and research institutes, we can offer academic and intellectual inspiration and an extraordinary quality of life.

We are inviting your application – it’s a “once in a lifetime chance”!

Your opportunity

  • Bring in your outstanding scientific reputation to pave the way for tomorrow’s CAI-breakthroughs
  • Establish and further advance research on Certifiable Artificial Intelligence in a highly competitive environment
  • Manage the CAI department together with the Management Head of CAI
  • Define and implement a strategic roadmap meeting the demand for both business and scientific needs
  • Support and coach all CAI researcher in their scientific development and excellence

Your qualifications

  • PhD degree and postdoc experience in the fields of Artificial Intelligence
  • A track record of highly successful post-doctoral research
  • Visions and creativity
  • Experiences in the supervision of PhD students

Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).

In case of identical qualifications preference will be given to severely disabled candidates. We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional equality.

We would like to further increase the proportion of female specialists and executives in our company. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Interested and curious? Please apply exclusively through the career page on our website with all the necessary documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, and certificates). https://recruiting.fraunhofer.de/Vacancies/49370/Description/2

Please submit your application to:
Prof. Dr. Mario Trapp

If you have further questions, please feel free to contact:
Mrs. Kirsten Plesch
Phone: +49 89 547088-373

Additional information is available at:
www.iks.fraunhofer.de