Full Professorship (W3) for Electrical Instrumentation and Embedded Systems

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110
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Consider making the switch to the University of Freiburg: It is one of the most renowned and strongest research universities in Germany, with a history spanning more than 500 years. You’ll engage in top-notch research and teaching with a unique spectrum of disciplines, perspectives, and people – right in the heart of one of Germany’s most beautiful cities.

The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Electrical Instrumentation and Embedded Systems

(successor of Prof. Reindl)

in the Department of Microsystems Engineering to be filled byOctober 01, 2020.

The professorship is expected to represent the topic of electrical instrumentation and its applications in embedded systems in the context of research and teaching. Suitable candidates must have an excellent track record in the field of electrical instrumentation (fundamentals, principles, and applications) as well as in at least one of the following research fields:

  • Signal processing: analog, digital, mixed-signal
  • Hardware and software for embedded systems
  • Smart sensors and multi-sensor data fusion; smart systems integration
  • Swarm-sensor technology and distributed systems: energy supply and communication
  • Hardware-dependent programming: real-time operating systems, microcontrollers and FPGAs

Strong candidates follow a research strategy that includes well-founded basic research in combination with convincing application scenarios with reference to practical implementations. The university expects the candidates to have an interest in collaborating with other professorships at the department as well as a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to continuing education programs. Plans for cooperation within the cluster of excellence “Living, Adaptive, and Energy-autonomous Materials Systems (livMats)”, the center of “Intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IMBIT)“, or the “Sustainability Center Freiburg” are appreciated.


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.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of appropriatequalification.

The following application documents are to be submitted: 

  • Curriculum vitae, certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures, specifying the 5 most important publications; an existing Google Scholar Profile should be free from mistakes
  • Research profile and research statement about the planned scientific work 
  • Record of lectures given so far and teaching statement
  • Record of projects acquired; the respective funding amount attributed to the own group/ own person should be apparent, respectively

Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf) by August 15, 2019, at the latest.

Please send your application (via e-mail in a single pdf file) to the following address: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Köhler-Allee 101, 79100 Freiburg, Germany, e-mail: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgment of receipt within one week.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf. General and legal remarks: www.uni-freiburg.de/stellen.


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Full Professorship (W3) for Electrical Instrumentation and Embedded Systems

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110

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