Endowed Professorship (W3) in the field of Power Electronic Devices – Hamburg

Endowed Professorship (W3) in the field of Power Electronic Devices

TUHH Hamburg University of Technology



Hamburg University of Technology invites applications for the following position in the School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics:

Endowed Professorship (W3)

in the field of

Power Electronic Devices

Ref. No P2303
In collaboration with the sponsor Nexperia, we are looking for a candidate to represent the field of power electronic devices with a high level of commitment to research and teaching at TUHH. The future holder of this position must be able to scientifically work on and significantly advance this research area. We expect evidence demonstrating excellent contributions to fundamental research as well as applied engineering science with a strong interest in combining technical expertise with interdisciplinary work.
One or more of the following key activities are particularly welcome:

Fundamentals of device physics with special focus on wide-bandgap semiconductors and silicon

Architecture and design of high-power density and high-efficiency power devices

Multi-domain modelling of power semiconductor devices

Device characteristics under extreme conditions and corresponding novel device concepts

Processing, prototyping and characterisation of devices in wide-bandgap semiconductor and silicon

Novel materials for power devices: Material processing, characterisation, electromagnetic and thermal modelling

Reliability physics of power semiconductor devices, related modeling and novel concepts

The professorship (W3) includes the lead of the future Institute of Power Electronic Devices at TUHH.
The successful candidate is expected to offer courses, including fundamentals, in electrical engineering and related degree programmes at both undergraduate and graduate level and to engage in further development of the curricula offered by TUHH. The ability to teach undergraduate courses in German is required.
This professorship is due to commence as soon as possible.
The Hamburg University of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes and encourages applications from women. Woman are underrepresented among professors at the TUHH. They will therefore be given preferential consideration in the case of equivalent qualifications. Applications by disabled persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.
You can submit your application (including CV, a list of publications, relevant certificates and a brief overview of research activities and teaching experience) in German or English via our application portal. To access the application portal, click on “Open Positions” at www.tuhh.de/faculty-recruiting.
For questions, please contact the Vice President of Research, Prof. Dr.-lng. Irina Smirnova, via e-mail [email protected]Please note that the specification of professors’ responsibilities is subject to review at regular intervals in accordance with Section 12 (7) of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG). The hiring requirements according to Section 15 HmbHG in combination with Section 14 (4) HmbHG apply.


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