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Tenure Track Professorship (W1) for Networked Automation

University of Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg 70569
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University of Stuttgart, Germany

Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology


Tenure Track Professorship (W1) for Networked Automation




The new professorship is to strengthen information technology at the University of Stuttgart and is to cover both hardware and software aspects for applications of automation technology.

Preferably, research and teaching of the professorship is to be aligned with one or multiple of the topics as given below, with possible future combinations of the same.

  • Hardware-related signal preprocessing in software defined networked automation systems
  • Fail-Safe-concepts for hardware and software of networked cyber-physical automation systems
  • Integration of field devices into the networked communication of automation systems
  • Hardware-/Software-Co-Design automation technology, in particular concerning specific real-time applications


We expect active participation in the interdisciplinary research programs of the faculty, in particular in „Cyber Valley“, one of the prominent research initiatives of the land Baden-Wurttemberg, and „Arena 2036“, a cooperation interface platform between university and industry. We expect active engagement in competing for publicly funded projects as well as successful collaboration in funded projects with partners from industry.


We expect participation in teaching study programs of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, particularly with a focus on networked automation systems, in the English international master program „Infotech“ as well as in study programs of other faculties.


Excellent young scientists and researchers from the field of automation technology and related areas such as information technology for automation applications are explicitly encouraged to apply.


The professorship is funded in the context of the joint programme for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and state-governments. The position is a tenure track position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor in case of a positive evaluation. The requirements for employment listed in § 51 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.


For more information on the criteria of evaluation and quality management, please visit the websites




Please submit your application by September 17, 2018 to berufungen@ei.uni-stuttgart.de with the usual supplementary material (including detailed CV, copies of all relevant transcripts and certificates, list of publications, copies of three selected publications, each document as pdf, as well as the form at www.f05.uni-stuttgart.de/open-positions). The public key for encrypting your email is also provided at this internet address. Please be aware of the risks of sending an application as unencrypted email.


The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit the website https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/


The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.Information on storage and processing of personal and confidential information of persons according to article 13 DS-GVO can be found at http://www.f05.uni-stuttgart.de


We are seeking for candidates that have already shown scientific excellence in at least one of the above listed topics, and are well-positioned for further innovative contributions in several of those topics.



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Tenure Track Professorship (W1) for Networked Automation

University of Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg 70569

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