Full Professor (W3) in Distributed Control Systems

Full Professor (W3) in Distributed Control Systems

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

Full Professor (W3) in Distributed Control Systems Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of distributed control systems. The starting date is Aug. 1st, 2019 or soon thereafter. Recognized expertise in at least one of the following areas is required:
- distributed and cooperative control systems
- advanced nonlinear control and systems theory
- reliability and high availability of distributed control systems
- adaptive autonomous systems

Futhermore, experience in control applications is appreciated, e.g. in cyber physical systems/industry 4.0, system biology, transportation systems, industrial automation, or robotics. Participating in the future activities of Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA) is possible and desirable.

A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of re-search achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding ca-reer outside academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years.

We expect active contributions to teaching including the development of new M.Sc. courses, especially in the area of systems and automation.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekan der Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik der RWTH Aachen University, Herrn Prof. Dr. J.-R. Ohm, 52056 Aachen.

You can also send your applica-tion via email to dekan@fb6.rwth-aachen.de. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.
The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2019.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request. RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are un-derrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The princi-ples of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

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Full Professor (W3) in Distributed Control Systems