University Professor in Specialist field of Optoelectronic Materials - Institute of Solid State Electronics
TU Wien

University Professor in Specialist field of Optoelectronic Materials - Institute of Solid State Electronics

Austria 30 Apr 2021


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TU Wien is Austria's largest research and educational institution in the fields of technology and natural sciences. More than 4,000 scientists in eight faculties conduct research on "Technology for People" in five main research areas. The content of the offered studies is based on this excellent research. The more than 27,000 students in the 55 studies offered benefit from this. As a driver of innovation, TU Wien strengthens the business location, enables cooperation and contributes to the prosperity of society.

At the Institute of Solid State Electronics of the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at TU Wien, the position of a University Professor for the specialist field of “Optoelectronic Materials” with permanent (full-time) contractual employment is to be filled as of 1 June 2022.

This is a professorship regulated by § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act (UG).

The position as a professor for Optoelectronic Materials has been allocated in TU Wien’s development plan to the research areas “Quantum Physics and Quantum Technologies“ as well as “Materials and Matter”.

The faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is one of eight faculties of TU Wien. It is active in five research areas: Photonics, Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Telecommunications, System- and Automation Engineering and Energy-Technologies and Energy-Systems. The advertised professorship is located at the Institute of Solid State Electronics, which is active in Microelectronices, Optoelectronics and Semiconductor Technology, with a focus on Nanoscale Photonic and Electronic Devcies.

The mission of the advertised professorship will be to extend existing material groups, to develop new material systems und to devise new concepts of how to combine materials from the optical and electronic domains in order to develop new nanoscale devices. The professorship shall collaborate with research at the faculty in Nanoelectronics, Photonics, Sensor Technology but also with the faculties of Physics and Technical Chemistry.

The work area of the new professorship shall be optoelectronic materials with a focus in at least one of the following fields:

In addition to research a University Professor at TU Wien will have obligations in teaching (German and English) in the bachelor, master and Phd programmes; participation in the management of the institute and the faculty is also required.

The teaching duties include basic undergraduate courses in “Semiconductor Physcis” as well as special master-level lectures such as “Materials for Microelectronics, Photonics and Microsystems Technology” and “Process Technology” and “Semiconductor Lasers”.

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TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter (

Classification in the A1 category of the collective bargaining agreement for employees of universities and a full-time minimum salary of EUR 74.503,8 gross annual is provided for. In addition, a company pension scheme (pension fund and employee benefit fund) will be set up, so that personnel benefits will increase by a total of 11.53%. A higher salary depending on qualifications and experience is categorically a subject of appointment negotiations.

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Applications in German or English must include at least the following documents:

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents by 30 April 2021.

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