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Professorship Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Technologies (M/F/D)

Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences
Working from home
Up to 70€ per year
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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We are looking for a full-time professor (or two part-time professors for at least 50% or 20 hours/week) to develop and manage our new degree program in AI & Sustainable Technologies, which was recently accredited and will launch in October 2022. As a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Technologies, you will act as a subject matter expert and become part of the founding academic team taking responsibility for developing academic and teaching activities related to the bachelor’s program. The position holder will also have the opportunity to take a leading role in shaping academic affairs and university governance practices of the newly founded University of Applied Sciences.


Job responsibilities: 

  • Development, structure, and initial course management for the bachelor's degree program Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Technologies

  • Planning, content creation, and implementation of introductory and in-depth asynchronous courses with synchronous teaching components in the fields of data science, AI, and/or sustainable technologies

  • Planning and implementation of research projects including publication activities

  • Advising and supervising students

  • Developing appropriate assessment instruments and criteria, assessing the work and progress of students by reference to the criteria, and providing constructive feedback to students

  • Supervising student projects, challenges, and bachelor’s theses

  • Establishing partnerships with companies and research institutions

  • Administrative activities, academic governance, and committee work

  • Advising prospective students


Your Profile:

  • Completed relevant university studies (e.g. in artificial intelligence, sustainable technologies, computer science, data science, machine learning, and other subjects may be considered if relevant to entrepreneurship, business innovation, and/or sustainability)
  • Fulfillment of the minimum requirements for the employment of professors according to §68 HHG:
    • Successfully completed a doctorate (Ph.D.), i.e. proof of qualification for scientific work

    • Qualified professional experience of at least five years, three of which must have been gained outside academic institutions.

  • Ability to create and conduct courses in English

  • Publication and research activity in the field(s) of data science, AI, sustainable technologies, and/or business innovation and entrepreneurship, ideally in a combination of one or more of these

  • Ability to work in a team and strong communication skills

  • Organizational skills and hands-on mentality

  • Enthusiasm and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience in a start-up environment and multi-project management desired

  • International experience at universities desired


What we offer:

  • A fixed-term employment contract for initially three years with an option for extension

  • Competitive salary based on the Hessian standard for W2 professorships

  • The opportunity to take over the management of the AI & Sustainable Technologies study program

  • Varied tasks in a meaningful and promising field of work with a positive social impact

  • The opportunity to effectively contribute your own strengths, interests, and ideas to an agile team and to help shape the new university from the start

  • Flexible working hours taking into account the tasks at hand

  • A diverse and international working environment

  • Creative freedom for your own ideas and their implementation

  • 100% remote setup: You can choose your place of work independently


Are you interested in education and impact? Grow with us and shape the educational landscape!
At Tomorrow's Education, we believe in the power of you and your own merit much more than we believe in degrees! Sounds strange for an educational provider? That's Tomorrow's Education!

We actively promote inclusion, equality, and diversity and pursue the strategic goal of significantly increasing the proportion of women and people from traditionally under-represented groups in the research and learning community. Accordingly, we particularly welcome applications from people in all diversity groups. 

To review your application we need Your CV, degree certificates incl. Ph.D., your teaching credentials and evaluations, and evidence of your professional practice. Please send your application to or apply directly on our website: 


Tomorrow's Education is a remote-first startup founded by serial entrepreneurs. Its vision is to unleash the power of students to become leaders for a sustainable future. We follow a competency-based learning philosophy to educate and empower tomorrow's entrepreneurs. Learners apply their knowledge to real-world challenges and interact with academics, mentors, and partners from around the world. Our first cohort of students for the Professional Master in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, and Technology in cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business started in April 2021.

Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is part of Tomorrow's Education. Our University of Applied Sciences is characterized by a challenge-based approach where learners master competencies through active and collaborative learning methodologies. Our mission is to empower students for the challenges of the 21st century in close cooperation with startups, established companies, and research institutions. For this purpose, we are looking for academics of tomorrow with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, who are interested in new teaching and learning models and bring a future-oriented mindset to create the university of tomorrow with us.

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