Full Professor of Sensor Systems

Technical University of Munich


Full Professor of Sensor Systems


The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of a Full Professor of »Sensor Systems« to begin in winter semester 2020/21. The position is a tenured W3 position.


Scientific environment


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. Connections to a variety of the department’s professorships will embed the new professorship into the department’s structure.



The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Sensor Systems with a focus on at least one of the following areas of expertise: design, architecture, modeling and prototype application of sensor or distributed multi-sensor systems and related electronics. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master.



We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program. We expect the candidate to continuously develop both, science and teaching in the subject area with a trend-setting and future-oriented research strategy. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.


Our Offer

TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.

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.


Your Application

TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.

Application documents should be presented 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 October 15st, 2019 to the Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Wolfgang Utschick, Theresienstr. 90, 80333 Munich, Email address for applications: dekanat@ei.tum.de.


Kontakt: dekanat@ei.tum.de

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