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Professorship (W2) in "Psychoacoustics"
Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin – Faculty V – Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems – invites applications for a
University Professor – salary grade W2
The position is sponsored by the Head-Genuit-Foundation for five years with the option of prolongation. The equipment and the personnel costs of the professorship are provided entirely by foundation funds.
Reference number: V-110/19 (starting at the earliest possible / for 5 years / closing date for applications 12/07/19)
Working field: The endowed professorship should deal with issues of perception of sound, the effect of the noise of machines and vehicles on people, but also with the perceived acoustic quality of products in general. The focus should be on topics such as the analysis and modeling of sound perception by humans with the aspects of acoustical signal processing, localization of sound sources and pattern recognition of acoustic signals, psychoacoustic measuring techniques as well as signal processing and measurement methods, the acoustic quality of machine and traffic systems, the acoustic design of products and control with the aim of a lower acoustic annoyance, physiological and psychological effects of noise on humans, the quantification of the noise-related aural stress as well as soundscape-based noise impact research. Candidates should be able to teach in German and English.
Requirements: Candidates must qualify for appointment according to the requirements of § 100 BerlHG, including an university degree (preferably in engineering), qualified achievements in research demonstrated by a PhD and a postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) or equivalent, pedagogic and educational capabilities, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (for more information see TUB website, quick access no. 144242).
Scientific achievements gained from applied research and teaching in the field of pyschoacoustics and acoustic measurement techniques are a prerequisite. The willingness to collaborate within faculty and university as well as many years of professional experience in trade, in an executive position are expected.
Technische Universität Berlin is determined 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. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
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. Applications from abroad are explicitely welcome.
Please send your application until 12/07/2019 with the reference number and the appropriate documents (CV, copies of grades and titles, teaching portfolio, list of publications and lectrure courses, description of research areas and grants) preferably by e-mail as a single (max. 3) PDF file not exceeding 10 MB to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, applications may be submitted in writing together with a digital version (USB drive) to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident – Dekan der Fakultät V, Sekr. H 11, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin.