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Junior Professorship (W1) for the field of "Physical foundations of IT security"
Published(1116 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1021 days ago)
Einstein Center Digital Future / Technische Universität Berlin / German Aerospace CenterBerlin
Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty II – Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Optics and Atomic Physics,
and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – DLR) invite applications in a Cooperation
Leave Model (Jülicher Modell) for a joint
Junior Professorship - salary grade W1
for the field of "Physical foundations of IT security".
The appointment for the professorship is part of the cooperation of the Einstein Center Digital Future partners.
II-439/16 (starting at the earliest possible / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more
years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications May 1, 2017)
The successful candidate will be the leader of an independent research group at the DLR‘s
Berlin Institute for Optical Sensor Systems.
Technische Universität Berlin and the DLR Institute of Optical Sensor Systems co-operate
in research and development in the field of security research. Within the framework of this
co-operation both partners want to strengthen the teaching and research in the field of
IT-security research and security of cyber-physical systems. The focus will be put on
researching the physical foundations of IT security through optical methods.
Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 102a BerlHG
(Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education, qualified achievements in research and a
particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic
qualifications, to be proven by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see
TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
Applicants should have adequate expertise and experience in at least one of the following research areas:
Light-matter interaction in integrated circuits
Security of integrated circuits: photonic side channel attacks
Quantum computing based on doped semi-conductors
Secure communications based on THz Radiation
Applicants should have shown academic expertise in one of the above-mentioned fields of research. In addition, the area
of research expertise should allow co-operations with adjoining research groups; successful candidates should be able to
manage large research groups and organize complex scientific projects. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding
from industry and public funding organizations is advantageous.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore
strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers
assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until May 1, 2017 with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische
Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Fakultät II, Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, Sekr. ER 1-1, Hardenbergstr.
36A, 10623 Berlin. Please note that applications via email cannot be considered.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a
number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be
advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin.
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