University Professor – salary grade W3 (limited to 5 years with option to extend permanently)

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Berlin 10587
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Technische Universität Berlin – Faculty IV (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) – Institute of High-Frequency and Semiconductor System Technologies – and the Leibniz Institute for Innovative Microelectronics (IHP GmbH) in Frankfurt (Oder) jointly invite applications for a

University Professor – salary grade W3 (limited to 5 years with option to extend permanently)
for the field of "Integrated Broadband and High-Frequency Circuits".

Faculty IV 
Reference number: IV-313/20 (starting at the earliest possible / limited to 5 years with option to extend permanently / closing date for applications 23/10/2020)

Working field: Research in the field of integrated circuits for highest frequencies or bit rates, both in the basic as well as in the development and application area. The following topics are to be given special consideration: 

  • Bipolar and BiCMOS circuit techniques for high bit rates and frequencies
  • integrated circuits of fiber optic communication
  • conception and design of complex HF and millimeter wave systems
  • integrated circuits of wireless communication, millimeter wave, THz- and radar sensors
  • "Hybrid EPIC circuits for novel applications in broadband optical communications and high-frequency electronics"

In addition, subject-related teaching tasks are to be assumed in the study courses Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The teaching obligation at the TU Berlin is 2 SWS.
The "Circuit Design" department, which currently employs around 30 people at the IHP, is headed up in this area. The IHP is an institute of the Leibniz Association in the legal form of a GmbH with a total of more than 300 employees. The IHP's basic and application-oriented research concentrates on the competence fields of system and circuit design, process technology (clean room with BiCMOS process line) and technology-oriented materials research.


Fulfilment of the requirements for appointment according to § 100 Berliner Hochschulgesetz (BerlHG), this includes completed university studies, scientific achievements (doctorate), habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements (scientific publications or equivalent industrial work) as well as educational didactic aptitude.
Teaching experience, aptitude for the technical and disciplinary management of a large working group, research and development in the field of fast integrated circuits, experience in the acquisition and management of research projects are urgently required. Experience with the co-design of chip package and board (PCB) would also be desirable.
The willingness to offer teaching in German as well as in English is also prerequisite. Very good English language skills are required. The willingness to learn German is expected from Non-German-speaking applicants.

TU Berlin aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified applicants to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration. The TU Berlin appreciates the diversity of its members and pursues the goals of equal opportunities.

We are certified as a family-friendly university and offer you and your family support with the Dual Career Service when you move to Berlin. Applications from abroad are explicitly welcome.

Please send your application by the 23rd of October 2020 indicating the reference number and including the appropriate documentation (CV listing publications etc., copies of academic degrees, copies of up to five selected publications, teaching portfolio and draft of prospective teaching and research projects) only by email as PDF (a file with max. 5 MB) to

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 files. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at TU website quick access 214041.

Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident, Dekan der Fakultät IV, Prof. Dr. Rolf Niedermeier, Sekr. MAR 6-1, Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin

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University Professor – salary grade W3 (limited to 5 years with option to extend permanently)

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Berlin 10587

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