TU Wien Informatics

20 Years

Full Professor of Computer Networks

  • 2024-01-11
  • Open Position
  • Professorship

We invite applications for this full-time professorship until April 4, 2024.

Full Professor of Computer Networks
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About TU Wien

TU Wien is Austria’s largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto “Technology for People”. As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.


At the Institute of Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Informatics at TU Wien, the position of a University Professor (all genders) for the specialist field of “Computer Networks” with permanent (full-time) contractual employment is expected to be filled as of October 1, 2025.

This professorship position is regulated by § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act (UG), and has been allocated in TU Wien’s development plan to the focal area Information & Communication Technology.

Your Profile

The Faculty of Informatics, one of the eight faculties at the TU Wien, is among the top ranked faculties of Informatics in Europe, with more than 70 professors on all career levels and a strong focus on research excellence. The main areas of research include Computer Engineering, Logic and Computation, Visual Computing & Human-Centered Technology, as well as Information Systems Engineering.

The open position forms the core of an independent research group within the Institute of Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Informatics, with the opportunity to also contribute to our well-established collaboration with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research and teaching record in the field of Computer Networks with particular emphasis to at least two of the following research topics:

  • Networking architectures and protocols
  • Networked cyber-physical systems
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Intelligent networks, networking automation
  • Network functions virtualization
  • Software-defined networking
  • AI in networking
  • Network analytics
  • Dependability, security and robustness
  • Quality of service
  • Network performance and scalability
  • Real-time in networking/Time sensitive network

Besides research, the duties of a Full Professor at the TU Wien include graduate and undergraduate teaching (in English and German) as well as contributing to usual management and faculty service tasks.

Your Application

For additional details and to enter the application process, please see the TU Wien Job Platform:

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