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Professorship of Micro- and Nanosystems Technology in combination with Co-Director at Fraunhofer EMFT
Technical University of Munich (TUM) / Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT
Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT jointly invite applications for the position of
Full Professor of »Micro- and Nanosystems Technology«
in combination with
at Fraunhofer EMFT
to begin in winter semester 2020/21. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Together with further professorships, it
shall build up a focus area for Sensors and Sensor Systems and strengthen TUM's expertise in this field. The cooperation with
Fraunhofer EMFT will enable research to be conducted at the interface between novel sensors, sensor concepts and their integration into systems on the one hand and the subsequent industrial production process on the other.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the supervision and promotion of young scientists, including participation in the TUM's Bachelor and Master programs.
As Co-Director at Fraunhofer EMFT your responsibilities include the scientific and corporate management and development of the
institution within the Fraunhofer model and the Fraunhofer overall strategy. In addition to the thematic orientation of the research,
you will be responsible for project acquisition and management, the transfer of results to industry and human resources management. Your thematic focus is on silicon technologies and their applications.
We are looking for an expert in the research field of micro- and nanosystems technology with a focus on silicon technology and
process integration as well as sensor design and integration. You have a high scientific reputation and have proven your outstanding achievements in research and teaching and have developed an internationally recognized research program.
You have several years of management experience in interdisciplinary research groups, experience in strategic planning, acquisition and implementation of national and international research and development projects in various business areas, as well as skills
in increasing the efficiency of development processes and in technology exploitation. International research and teaching experience and/or experience in international projects and science policy networking are advantageous.
TUM and Fraunhofer EMFT provide excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research
environment of the Greater Munich Area. TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. You will be offered diverse projects with a high degree of practical relevance and a great deal of creative freedom in
research, as well as – if the appropriate conditions are met – the advantages of civil servant status with attractive and performanceoriented remuneration. For this purpose, you will be given leave of absence alongside with the appointment as Full Professor at the
TUM, in order to work at EMFT as co-director.
TUM and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft both pursue a family-friendly human resource policy and therefore offer their personnel flexible
work-hours as well as support regarding the compatibility of career and private life. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO)
provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
TUM and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are equal opportunity employers. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women.
Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
TUM and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft value and promote the diversity of their employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications
– regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity.
Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM`s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and
detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Here, you will also find TUM?s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.
Please send your application no later than August 31, 2020 to the Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Wolfgang
Utschick, Email address for applications:email@example.com as well as the President of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft,
Prof. Reimund Neugebauer:firstname.lastname@example.org.