The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a highly qualified individual for the following position to be filled at the earliest possible date:

Professorship (m/f/d), W 3 Power electronics

Closes: 14.08.2022
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 35311

Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.

In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.

In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.

The successful candidate will have internationally visible publications and, as a rule, a habilitation or equivalent academic achievements. He*she will have proven the ability to successfully acquire competitive third-party funds. Applicants should have a significant record of relevant scientific work in one or more of the following areas:
• Magnetic components in power electronics,
• High band gap power semiconductors,
• Suppression of electromagnetic interference,
• Power electronic applications.

Teaching duties included the courses
• Fundamentals of power engineering
• Power Electronics
in the Bachelor and Master curricula in electrical engineering and mechatronics. The professor is also expected to participate in teaching mandatory courses. Very good didactic skills and the willingness to conduct teaching in German and English as well as participation in the academic self-administration is expected.

The professorship will be established within the framework of the Heisenberg Programme of the German Research Foundation. A requirement for the appointment is a positive decision by the German Research Foundation on an application for a Heisenberg Professorship.

The employment is initially limited to a W3 professorship in a temporary civil service employment for a period of three years, provided that the civil service law requirements are met, and will be transferred to a permanent W3 professorship after a positive evaluation by the DFG.

The prerequisites for employment and performance requirements are determined by §§ 67, 68 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Hesse (HessHG).

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marcus Ziegler, Tel.: +49 561 804-6365, E-Mail: marcus.ziegler(at)uni-kassel.de.

For more job offers visit stellen.uni-kassel.de

The protection of your personal information is very important to us, so we will handle your personal information with care. By your application, you allow us the storage and use in the sense of the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will be deleted.

Information according to Art. 13 DSGVO for the application process at the University of Kassel can be found at:

The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

Back to overview Online application