The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a position of a

Full Professorship (W3) Communication Networks

effective 01.10.2020 or later.

We are looking for an experienced researcher with excellent scientific credentials and international visibility in one or more of the following research areas. They include wireless and wired networks:

  • Time critical networking (e.g. time sensitive networking, low-latency, real-time)
  • Convergence of communication, processing and storage (e.g. computational offloading, in-network processing)
  • Programmability of network function for dynamic, adaptive networks (e.g. software defined networking, network function virtualization, programmable networks)
  • Robust communications and computer networks (e.g. autonomous/self-x-enabled, ultra-reliable)
  • Performance analysis and design methodology for networks (e.g. network calculus)

Emphasis is put on engineering and technological research questions. The professorship is designed as bridge to the Computer Science department. It should play a central role in the priority research area „Internet and Digitisation“ of Technische Universität Darmstadt. The professorship should engage in interdisciplinary research collaboration with other groups in the department, within other departments and with research institutes and industrial partners.

An excellent doctorate degree, pedagogical and didactic skills as well as appropriate professional experiences (habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements) are required. Applicants are expected to participate in academic teaching concerning Bachelor and Master courses.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung". The regulations for employment are specified under §§61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is an autonomous university with broad excellence in research, an interdisciplinary profile, and an explicit focus area in Engineering Science and Information and Communication Technology. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is one of the major leaders in research and teaching and is regularly ranked within the top German departments.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Informal enquiries by email may be addressed to the head of the selection committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marius Pesavento (phone +49 6151 16-20342), email:

Applications should include a cover letter with research and teaching statements, a curriculum vitae including the academic career path, a research and teaching concept, a list of publications, copies of relevant diplomas and certificates and an overview of previous teaching experiences (including evaluation results). Applications should be sent to: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Deanery Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Application W3 Communication Networks No. 640, Fraunhoferstrasse 4, D-64283 Darmstadt, Germany, or preferably in electronic form as a single PDF to the following email address:

Code No. 640

Published on

November 01, 2019

Application deadline

January 10, 2020