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Professor (salary grade W3) in "Communication Systems"

TU Braunschweig


Location:
Lower Saxony
Date:
12/01/2017
2017-12-012017-12-30
Job Type:
Employee
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Job Details

The Department of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics is seeking to appoint a Professor (salary grade W3) in "Communication Systems" to start on April 1st, 2020.

Applicants with outstanding scientific achievements able to represent the field in significant breadth are encouraged to apply.

Preferred focus is on research areas such as physical layer security, resilience and energy efficiency, autonomous selforganizing systems for information/media transmission and/or storage. Possible fields of application are internet of things, cyberphysical systems, Industry 4.0, mobility (vehicles, aircrafts, spacecrafts), 5G, image based broadband services, smart technologies/systems, E-Health.

The Institute of Communications Technology has a long tradition in media communications - an affinity to this topic is highly appreciated. Moreover, ability and willingness to serve as the director of this institute with three full professorships are expected. This position requires German language skills for undergraduate education and administrative processes.

Appropriate contributions to the Bachelor and Master programs of the department and of the Technische Universität in general are expected.

The successful candidate must show an outstanding academic profile or respective achievements in industry. The requirements of the position are defined in Section 25 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz). The academic community at Technische Universität (TU) Braunschweig, founded in 1745, comprises 20,500 students and 3,500 staff.

Engineers and natural scientists collaborate closely with economists, social and educational scientists, and the humanities. TU Braunschweig is committed to strategic and achievement-oriented thinking, good teaching, strong links at many levels with partners in industry, science and society, and close international cooperation. Home to more than 20 renowned research institutes and facilities, Braunschweig is one of Europe's most research intensive regions, and an attractive location for scientists and their families.

At TU Braunschweig, we aim to increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Where candidates have equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to  female candidates.

Applications from international scientists are welcome. A part-time appointment may be possible on request. Applicants who are 50 years or older at the time the appointment commences and who have not acquired permanent civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) will be employed with employee status (Angestelltenverhältnis). Where candidates have the same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates.

For more information, please contact the chair of the Appointments Committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Ernst, phone +49 (0) 531 391-3730.

Please submit your written application to the Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Kurrat, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Hans-Sommer-Str.  66, D-38106 Braunschweig, Germany, to arrive by January 15th, 2018.