July 28, 2021 / Sonja Krieger

W3 Professorship „Integrated Photonic Systems“


This Professorship is associated with the head of the Institute of Electrical and Optical Communications Engineering and is intended to represent the topic area of Integrated Photonic Systems in research and teaching. Potential candidates have to provide an internationally recognized track record in the field of Integrated Photonic Systems and their applications. Candidates have to prove their activities in several of the teaching and research areas listed below:

  • Optical communications engineering
  • Photonic processors and repeaters
  • Technologies for coherent optical transmission
  • Integrated photonic circuits
  • Optical waveguide systems
  • Opto-electronic interfaces

The future post holder is expected to participate in and contribute to the teaching in the Bachelor and Master programs of the department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology in the topics mentioned above - as well as in other study programs of the University of Stuttgart. Additionally, this professorship shall offer the basic modules „Schaltungstechnik I und II“ in German language. Active acquisition of public and industrial third-party funding, and participation in collaborative research projects of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as the University, and especially in the Clusters of Excellence, is expected (e.g., IQST, SCoPE and GRK2642). The person looked for should have several years of successful experience in industry or in industry-related research institutions.

The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.
Please submit your application no later than October 3rd, 2021 by e-mail with one PDF attachment comprising curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, list of publications, research and teaching proposals, as well the application form available at www.f05.uni-stuttgart.de/open-positions to Prof. Andreas Kirstädter, c/o Dekanat Fakultät 5, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany, e-mail: dekanat@f05.uni-stuttgart.de. Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted e-mail. A public key to encrypt your e-mail can be found at www.f05.uni-stuttgart.de/open-positions.

The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart: uni-stuttgart.de/dual-career-en.

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

Information on the collection of personal data in accordance with Article 13 of the GDPR can be found via the following link: uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application.

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