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Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg

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 power transmission
  • 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 manage-ment 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 six years.
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 to apply.
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 sci-entific 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:
fakultaet3@b-tu.de, Dekanin der Fakultät Maschinenbau, Elektro- und Energiesysteme, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.

Published on academics.com on date 23 February 2017
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