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Full Professorship (W3) for Resilience Engineering

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 and the Fraunhofer-Society’s human resources policies are 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 Resilience Engineering

in the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering in conjunction with a leading position at the

Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI)

to be filled as soon as possible.

We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding competence in research and teaching, including an international track-record, with the following academic foci:

Quantitative threat-, risk- and resilience-analysis for multiple incidents, eg technical malfunction or explosions as well as extreme weather conditions, especially for urban areas and critical infrastructure. Development of safety concepts and functional technical safety verifications. Analysis and optimization of reliability, security and resilience of systems in consideration of all phases in the resilience cycle (preparation, prevention, protection, response, recovery), especially with regard to cascading effects and black-swan incidents.

The professorship will be exercised in conjunction with a leadership position at the Fraunhofer Institute for High Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institute (EMI). Therefore, professional experience in management and leadership of large scientific working groups is necessary. Furthermore, a proven track record in the acquisition of public and industry research projects is required. Interdisciplinary research cooperation with other institutes and departments shall be established.

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. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of appropriate qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications
  • Research and project portfolio as well as a concept for future scientific work
  • Teaching record

Please make sure that an existing Google Scholar Profile is free from errors.

Candidates who are invited to give a presentation must submit a teaching competence portfolio (http://www .zuv .uni-freiburg .de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt.doc).

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents by May 15, 2019 at the latest.

Please send your application preferably via e-mail in a single 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.

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

 

Contact Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Moritz Diehl   
Tel. 203-67852

Contact University Administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members

 

 

Date of final session of appointment committee

 

 

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Professorship (W1) for Representation Learning

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

Junior Professorship (W1) for Representation Learning

in the research centre Intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IMBIT) to be filled as soon as possible.

This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The professorship is intended to represent machine learning of abstracting representations in research and teaching. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with the existing professorships at the Institute of Computer Science and the central research unit “intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IM-BIT)”. Research fields on which the professorship might focus on are for example:

  • Learning of visual representations
  • natural language processing

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can be extended by two years.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of appropriate qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
    • Complete list of papers and talks with specification of the three most important publications
    • Teaching portfolio (the required form can be downloaded under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt.doc.)

Please make sure that an existing Google Scholar Profile is free from errors.

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents by March 15, 2019 at the latest.

Please send your application to the following address in English in electronic form and a single PDF document:

Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany, Email: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt.

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

 

Contact Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Hannah Bast  
Tel. 203-7161

Contact University Administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members

 

 

Date of final session of appointment committee

 

 

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered

 

Junior Professorship (W1) für Robot Learning

 

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

Junior Professorship (W1) for Robot Learning

in the research centre Intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IMBIT) to be filled as soon as possible. This is a grade W1-professorship.

This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The professorship is intended to develop and apply machine learning methods for robotic systems. These methods should enable robotic systems to adapt to their environment even under changing conditions to better and more reliably fulfill the given tasks. The successful candidate is expected to represent the field of RobotLearing in research and teaching and to collaborate with the existing professorships at the Institute of Computer Science and the central research unit “intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology (IMBIT). The following research topics are of special interest:

  • Application of modern machine learning methods (deep learning) in the field of robotics, including perception, prediction and navigation.
  • Development of supervised, unsupervised and semi supervised machine learning techniques and training such processes on basis of large datasets
  • Development of unsupervised and self-supervised learning techniques by underlying different modalities.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can be extended by two years.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of appropriate qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
    • Complete list of papers and talks with specification of the three most important publications
    • Teaching portfolio (the required form can be downloaded under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt.doc.)

Please make sure that an existing Google Scholar Profile is free from errors.

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents by March 1, 2019 at the latest.

Please send your application to the following address in English in electronic form and a single PDF document:

Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany,
Email: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt.

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

 

Contact Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Rolf Backofen  
Tel. 203-7161

Contact University Administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members

 

 

Date of final session of appointment committee

 

 

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered

 

 

Acceptance of appointment (date and name)

 

Full Professorship (W3) for Microanalysis Systems

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W 3) for Microanalysis Systems

within the Department of Microsystems Engineering with a simultaneous appointment as a member of the Board of Directors of the

Hahn-Schickard Institute of
Microanalysis Systems in Freiburg

 

to be filled as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a member of the Board of Directors at Hahn-Schickard in Freiburg. The willingness to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation with other Institutes and the University of Freiburg (Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Biology) is expected.

We are looking for an internationally recognized personality characterized by outstanding academic qualifications, experience in top management and leadership of large scientific working groups and good teaching skills. Therefore several years of professional experience in a management position in industry or industry-related research are required of the applicant. She / he should be able to demonstrate successful implementation of research results into industrial applications. A proven track record in the acquisition of research projects as well as very good knowledge of German research and funding opportunities are required. Experience in research and teaching is desired in one or several of the following areas:

Applied research and development in the field of in vitro microanalysis systems, especially

  • molecular- and microbiological assays with reduced analysis time, improved sensitivity, and multianalyte capacity for Point-of-Care testing
  •  mobile and fully automated analysis systems preferentially based on centrifugal microfluidics and/or lateral flow tests for in vitro diagnostics at the Point-of-Care, bioprocess- and food analysis with focus on miniaturization, automation, system integration and fabrication technologies
  •  identification of novel application fields for microanalysis systems („Unmet Needs“)

Teaching in the field biotechnology for engineers, covering micro- and molecular biology, bioprocess technology, in-vitro diagnostics, and food analysis.

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.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.

Applicants with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
  •  Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications
  • Detailed research profile and exposé stating the planned scientific work
  • Teaching profile

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents by 30.06.2017 at the latest.

Please send your application preferably via e-mail in a single file to the following address:         
Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, 79110 Freiburg, Germany, Email: 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 Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under
http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf.

 

 

 Contact person Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe ruehe@imtek.uni-freiburg.de
Tel. 203-7161

Contact person University administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members

 

20.10.2017, 25.10.2017, 6.11.2017

Date of final session of appointment committee

 

6.2.2018

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered
Acceptance of appointment (date and name)
./.

 

 

Full Professorship (W3) for Embedded Systems and Wearable Computing

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Embedded Systems and Wearable Computing

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

This professorship is particularly suitable as a starting positon for high qualified early career researchers.

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

We expect competence and experience in the area of hardware and software design for embedded systems and intelligent data analysis. Expertise in the design of wearables would be desirable. These small scale embedded systems in close connection with humans – equipped with diverse energy efficient sensors and actuators – are enabled to collect and analyze data and initiate reactions. Proof of both algorithmic conceptual design and real application is required.

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. The professorship will play a major role in the further development of the curriculum in Embedded Systems Engineering.

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.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications
  • Detailed research profile and exposé stating the planned scientific work
  • Teaching profile

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Please submit this form together with the above mentioned supporting documents by May 14, 2017 at the latest.

Please send your preferably electronic application as a single PDF file (including the application form) to: The Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany or via the e-mail address 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 Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf.

 

Contact person Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Hannah Bast bast@informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Tel. 203-8163

Contact person University administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members
24.7.2017 und 3.8.2017
Date of final session of appointment committee

 

19.9.2017

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered

 

23.5.2018

Acceptance of appointment (date and name)
./.

 

 

 

Full Professorship (W3) for Security and Privacy (Successor of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Müller)

Ausschreibungstext

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

 

Full Professorship (W3) for Security and Privacy

(Successor of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Müller)

in the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering to be filled by April 1, 2017.

We welcome candidates with a research focus on resilient systems with an emphasis on security and privacy in network systems. Preferable, these research topics should be investigated within IT infrastructures that have a high social relevance such as power distribution systems, traffic systems, smart city or “Internet of Things”.

It is expected that the successful applicant will tightly cooperate with the members of the faculty of engineering, and will participate in the future center for sustainability and transformation and in the existing Centre for Security and Society. Further cooperation with local Fraunhofer institutes in the research fields of resilience and sustainability are welcome. The successful applicant should also play an active role in the planning and development of the Department for Sustainable Systems Engineering.

Concerning teaching, the professorship will participate in the planned bachelor and master of sustainable systems engineering as well as in the existing study programs in computer sciences and embedded systems engineering.

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.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 3 most important publications
  • Research and project work and synopsis of future research vision
  • Teaching portfolio (the required form can be downloaded under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/lehrkompetenzportfolio-formblatt.doc )

 

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Please submit this form together with the abovementioned supporting documents by July 22, 2016 at the latest.

 

Please send your electronic application as a single PDF file (including the application form) to:

 The Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Germany, via the e-mail address 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 Code for Practice for professorial appointments at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf.

Contact person Faculty of Engineering
Prof. Dr. Rolf Backofen
Tel. 203-7461, backofen@informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Contact person University administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220
Date(s) of lectures open to university members
9.1. / 11.1. / 13.1.2017
Date of final session of appointment committee
22.6.2017
Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
27.9.2017
Date appointment was offered
1.3.2018
Acceptance of appointment (date and name)
./.

 

 

 

Full Professorship (W3) for Data Engineering and Data Analysis (Successor of Prof. Lausen)

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 Data Engineering and Data Analysis

in the Department of Computer Science starting from April 1, 2019.

The professorship shall focus both in research and teaching on handling large, heterogeneously struc-tured data, their automatic integration and analysis. Candidates must have an excellent track record in at least one and preferably a combination of multiple of the following research fields:

  • Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Information Retrieval
  • Data Integration
  • Databases
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Privacy

Strong candidates follow a research strategy that includes well-founded basic research in combination with convincing application cases with reference to practical implementations. The university expects interest in the collaboration with other professorships at the department. Cooperation with the life, environmental, or social sciences, or the jurisprudence is desirable, and also with one of the existing or newly granted clusters of excellence.

Prerequisites for the employment 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. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

  • The following application documents are to be submitted:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 5 most important publications
  • Link to a Google Scholar profile, which has been manually checked for gross mistakes
  • Detailed research profile and exposé stating the planned scientific work
  • Teaching profile

In addition, we require the completed application form provided at
http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents by December 6, 2018 at the latest. Please send your application preferably via e-mail in a single file to the following address: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany,
Email: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under
http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf.


 

Contact Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Hannah Bast bast@informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Tel. 203-8163

Contact University Administration
Tel. 0761 203-4220 stawarz@verwaltung.uni-freiburg.de
Date(s) of lectures open to university members
21.01.2019 / 29.01.2019 / 08.02.2019 / 22.02.2019
Date of final session of appointment committee

 

Date recommendation of appointment committee was approved in the Senate
Date appointment was offered

 

Acceptance of appointment (date and name)