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Full Professorship (W3) for Bioelectronic Interfaces

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 invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Bioelectronic Interfaces

in the Department of Microsystems Engineering to be filled by October 1, 2023. It may be possible to fill the position at an earlier date

This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a research and teaching program in the area of biocompatibility, robustness anlongevitopolymer-basebioelectronic interfacefothe coupling of technical devices to living organisms. The research should focus on applications in the field of neurotechnology. The willingness to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation with other departments of the Faculties of Engineering, Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy as well as the Faculty of Medicine and especially with the center of Intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IMBIT) and the Cluster of Excellence BrainLinks - BrainTools is expected. We also expect participation in the acquisition of third­ party funded coordinated research projects such as Collaborative Research CentersResearch Training Groups and Clusters of Excellence. International cooperation with leading research groups in neuroscience and neurotechnology is welcome.


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. 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 errors
  • Research profile and research statement about the planned scientific work
  • Record of classes taught and a teaching statement
  • Record of projects acquired; the funding amount attributed to the own group/ own person should be clearly indicated

Shortlisted applicants will have to present a teaching skills portfolio prior to their interview (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt-en.doc).

Please send your application including the supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf) citing the reference number, by May 3, 2021 at the latest.

Please send your application in written or electronic form (via e-mail in a single PDF-file) to the following address: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany, e-mail: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement 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


Posted: 2021-03-18 Expires: 2021-05-17

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Full Professorship (W3) for Bioelectronic Interfaces

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110

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