University Professor – salary grade W 3 in the field of "Microwave and Opto-electronics"

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Berlin 10587
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Technische Universität Berlin – Faculty IV – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – (Department of High-Frequency and Semiconductor System Technologies) in cooperation with Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH), Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, invites applications for a position of a

University Professor – salary grade W 3
in the field of "Microwave and Opto-electronics".

Faculty IV 
Reference number: IV-133/2021 (starting at 01/10/21 / unlimited / closing date for applications 11/04/2021)

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The scientific scope of the position is a holistic and transdisciplinary approach to III-V compound semiconductor technology, from material to applications, with focus on microwave and millimetre-wave electronics, opto-electronics, and quantum technologies.
Linked to the professorship is the position as Head of the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut (FBH), Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, which comprises the scientific, technical and entrepreneurial leadership and the responsibility for the future development of FBH within the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft.
The position requires close co-operation with other TU chairs in electrical engineering and physics and with the other Berlin universities, particularly, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, as well as with national and international research and industrial partners.


Candidates should fulfil the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 100 BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including

  • a completed academic education, qualified achievements in research (PhD),
  • post-doctoral teaching (Habilitation) or equivalent qualification achieved at a university, research institute, or in industry, and
  • didactic qualifications, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (for more information see TUB website, quick access no. 144242).

We expect a person with international reputation and profound knowledge and publications in at least one of the above-mentioned fields, particularly in high-frequency electronics or GaAs- and GaN-based opto-electronics. She/he should offer

  • long-standing experience as leader of large, interdisciplinary research groups
  • experience in strategic planning, acquisition of major national and international research and development projects
  • competence in technology transfer.

Applicants are requested to submit a first concept of the research and teaching activities envisaged with their application. The willingness to offer teaching in German as well as in English language is also a prerequisite. Very good English language skills are required. The willingness to learn German is expected from Non-German speaking applicants.

Technische Universität Berlin and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and, together with the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, pursues the goals of equal opportunity. The TU Berlin is certified as a family-friendly university and offer you and your family support with the Dual Career Service when moving to Berlin.

Please submit your application by April 11, 2021, quoting the reference number, together with the usual documents (including CV, list of publications and teaching experience, copies of academic degrees and copies of up to five selected publications, research concept, teaching portfolio) only in digital format (a file with max. 5 MB) by email to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident – Dekan der Fakultät IV, Sekr. MAR 6-1, Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin.

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at TU website quick access 214041.

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University Professor – salary grade W 3 in the field of "Microwave and Opto-electronics"

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Berlin 10587

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