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Full Professorship (W3) for Embedded Systems

University of Freiburg
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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 Embedded Systems

in the Department of Computer Science to be filled as soon as possible.

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

The successful candidate shall cover the field of Embedded Systems in research and teaching and fulfil a bridging function between the Departments of the Faculty of Engineering: Computer Science, Microsystems Engineering and Sustainable Systems Engineering.

We expect outstanding competence and experience in the area of embedded systems. This entails both algorithmic conceptual design as well as practical applications. Further desirable is an expertise in the areas of data analysis and/or safety/security of embedded systems. Possible application areas are:

  • Automotive Systems
  • Industrial automation (“Industry 4.0”)
  • Internet of Things
  • Smart Home Devices
  • Wearable Computing

The ability and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation with existing professorships of the Faculty of Engineering and the integration of present competences is expected.


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 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 April 15, 2020 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-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: 2020-02-27 Expires: 2020-04-28

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