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Full Professorship for Embedded Systems and Wearable Computing

University of Freiburg

Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110
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The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Embedded Systems and Wearable Computing

in the Department of Computer Science to be filled as soon as possible.

This professorship is particularly suitable as a starting positon for high qualified early career researchers.

The successful candidate shall cover the field of Embedded Systems and Wearable Computing in research and teaching and fulfil a bridging function between the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Microsystems Engineering and the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering.

We expect competence and experience in the area of hardware and software design for embedded systems and intelligent data analysis. Expertise in the design of wearables would be desirable. These small scale embedded systems in close connection with humans – equipped with diverse energy efficient sensors and actuators – are enabled to collect and analyze data and initiate reactions. Proof of both algorithmic conceptual design and real application is required.

The ability and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation with existing professorships of the Faculty of Engineering and the integration of present competences is expected. The professorship will play a major role in the further development of the curriculum in Embedded Systems Engineering.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

- Curriculum vitae

- Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references

- Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications

- Detailed research profile and exposé stating the planned scientific work

- Teaching profile

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at Please submit this form together with the above mentioned supporting documents by May 14, 2017 at the latest.

Please send your preferably electronic application as a single PDF file (including the application form) to: The Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany or via the e-mail address You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt within one week.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under

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