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Junior Professorship (W1) Automated Drive Systems
Published(1020 days ago)
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-SenftenbergCottbus
The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems
of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites
applications for a
Junior Professorship (W1)
Automated Drive Systems
commencing at the earliest opportunity.
We want to strengthen the line of research in Automated Drive Systems. This
should cover the development, modelling and control of innovative automated
drive concepts in science and engineering.
You are a highly talented researcher and a qualified scientist in the area of
Automated Drive Systems with the ambition to establish a high-profile and
internationally recognized research line. Besides excellent knowledge in
research you will contribute to teaching at different levels and university duties.
Possible research topics are:
optimization of electromechanical power transmission with the goal of
exploring electromechanical energy converter and low inertia and high torque
drive motors and the design of suitable control and regulation techniques
reliability, availability and preventive diagnosis and fault tolerance of electric
generating electrical energy from renewable sources in the range of very
small benefits for mobile applications or for rural landscape
Research should not only be application- and industry-oriented but should
also conform to the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) standards.
A university degree and PhD in science or engineering, preferably in the field
of electrical engineering, mechatronics, energy management or automation
engineering are expected to perform research and teaching in this area.
The successful candidate must have a strong experimental background in the
application and development of scientific findings or methods in the area of
automated driving systems.
The professorship is part of the Institute of Electrical Systems and Energy
Logistics and thus strongly connected to the chairs of Electrical Engineering and
System Engineering. A close cooperation with the related fields in the Institute of
Engineering and Management is expected.
Please contact for further information Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Beck,
contact: Tel.: 03573 85-523 / e-mail: Michael.Beck@b-tu.de.
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches
Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG)
applied in connection with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 45 and 46 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
In accordance with § 46 BbgHG junior professors are appointed officials
for the duration of up to four years for a limited time. Altogether, at a positive
intermediate evaluation a prolongation shall on be carried out for not more than
Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is
expected. Doctorate and occupation phase shall not have been together any
more than six years.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in
teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of
publications and scientific papers, as well as proof of teaching experience,
should be sent - preferably in digital form - within a period of 6 weeks of the
publication date of this announcement to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Dekanin der
Fakultät Maschinenbau, Elektro- und Energiesysteme, BTU Cottbus-
Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.
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