The chair for Information Systems Management, University of Bayreuth (Prof. Dr. Torsten Eymann), invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the area of trust and reputation management in the future Internet of Services.
Focusing on the (automated) management of massively distributed IT infrastructures, the current research fields of Prof. Eymann and his team lie in the automated creation and exploitation of reputation and trust information, in the design of automated negotiations and marketplaces as well as the software agent based management of distributed service infrastructures.
The invited researcher will primarily be involved in the creation of a project proposal for the European Commission’s seventh framework program in the area of trusted ict infrastructures. Building on a previous proposal text and a refined project idea the new team member will drive the proposal together with a pan-european group of participants and lead the project afterwards as a coordinating partner. The employment is initially limited until December 2012.
If you have experience in the field of distributed computing and reputation / trust systems and are an independent and highly motivated researcher with excellent oral and written communication skills, we are looking forward to your application!
Applications from handicapped persons will be favored when all other qualifications are equal. The University of Bayreuth is an equal opportunity employer and we therefore especially encourage women to apply.
Please send your materials (CV, research experience, publication list, contact details for two references) as a PDF file to
Prof. Dr. Torsten Eymann
Chair for Information Systems Management
Applied Computer Science Building
95447 Bayreuth, Deutschland
Phone: +49 (0) 921 – 557661
Fax : +49 (0) 921 – 557662