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Full Professorship (W3) in Optical Systems Technology
Published(89 days ago)
Deadline for applications(60 days ago)
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen
RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany's pre-eminent Universities
of Excellence, which entails the highest quality in teaching
and world-class research. RWTH addresses bold, scientific questions;
it also assumes a profound responsibility toward society and
transfers its knowledge into meaningful applications. RWTH strives
for the convergence of knowledge, methods, and findings from its
research fields and integrates in- depth disciplinary knowledge into
interdisciplinary research consortia represented as profile areas.
The university's dynamic, creative, and international environment
encompasses efficient research networks, institutionalized cooperations,
and, most of all, the innovative RWTH Campus-Project
which harbors one of the most extensive technology-oriented research
landscapes in Europe.
Full Professor (W3)
in Optical Systems Technology
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in
the area of optical systems technology. The starting date is
March 1, 2021.
The successful candidate is to be expected to be an acknowledged
expert in several of the following areas:
Design, assembly and analysis of innovative optical systems
in lasers and in (adaptive) manufacturing systems with lasers,
Self-configuring (micro-)optical systems,
Multiphysical modelling of optical systems,
Optical systems for the use of extremely ultraviolet (EUV)
radiation in nanotechnology and
Engineering implementation of results of basic research in the
field of quantum optics.
The future job holder should impart the basics and in-depth knowledge
in the above-mentioned fields in Bachelor´s and Master´s
degree courses in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering
and physics within the RWTH Aachen University, in both the
German and English languages
The applicant needs to have experience in acquiring third-party
funds on a national and international level and in cooperating with
industrial companies/industry experience.
The applicant is assumed to have a readiness to cooperate with
the other chairs and institutes of the university's faculties in an interdisciplinary
manner and to contribute to academic administrative
Of particular importance is the candidate's willingness to cooperate
with the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, with which
a close cooperation exists and is to be continued.
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement
as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university
researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are
highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential.
The application should include supporting documents regarding
success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but
will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years.
Experience in the teaching of optical systems for students of mechanical
engineering is an advantage. High international visibility
and excellent publication performance are expected.
Please send a cover letter stating
research aims and a CV to:
Dekan der Fakultät für
Maschinenwesen der RWTH
Aachen University, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Feldhusen,
52056 Aachen, Germany.
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The deadline for applications is
This position is also available as
part-time employment per
RWTH Aachen University is certified
as a family-friendly university
and offers a dual career program
for partner hiring. We particularly
welcome and encourage applications
from women, disabled people
and ethnic minority groups,
recognizing they are underrepresented
across RWTH Aachen
University. The principles of fair
and open competition apply and
appointments will be made on
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