Technical University Darmstadt is an autonomous university with broad excellence in research, an interdisciplinary profile, and an explicit focus on engineering sciences. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is among the largest departments and is regularly ranked within the top group of its peers in Germany and Europe.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Technical University Darmstadt invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) High Frequency Technology

We are looking for an experienced researcher with excellent scientific credentials and international visibility in High Frequency Technology for life sciences, biomedical engineering, communications, radar or satellites. This entails the following research topics:

  • Microwave, millimeter-wave and Terahertz sensors and applications
  • Innovative technologies, as well as high frequency components and systems
  • Integrated high frequency circuits
  • Terahertz electronics (InP as well as Si-based)
  • Controllable micro-, millimeter-wave & Terahertz components (e.g. steerable antennas, adaptive filters and matching networks)
  • Novel, functional materials for micro- and millimeter-wave & Terahertz-components (e.g. liquid crystals, ferroelectrica, novel semiconductor materials)

The department offers the following experimental infrastructure:

  • Comprehensive microwave measurement laboratory, including spectrum analyzer for up to 40 GHz, several vector network analyzers and extenders for up to 550 GHz, as well as a semi-automatic wafer prober
  • Antenna measurement room/absorber chamber
  • Clean room for UV contact lithography incl. wet chemistry, metallization, plasma systems (PECVD, RIE), measurement instrumentation

The professorship should engage in interdisciplinary research collaboration with other groups in the department, with other departments in the university and with external research and industrial partners.

An excellent doctoral degree, pedagogical and didactic skills, as well as appropriate professional experiences (habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements) are required.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negotiations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employmentare specified under §§ 67 and 68 HessHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

Technical University of Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members 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. Technical University of Darmstadt is certified as afamily-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Enquiries concerning the position may be addressed to the head of the selection committee, Prof. Klaus Hofmann (; phone number: +49 6151/16-20266).

Applications should be in English and 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 addressed to Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Application High Frequency Technology, Fraunhoferstrasse 4 D-64283 Darmstadt, Germany and should be sent preferably as a single PDF document via email to with the subject “Application High Frequency Technology”.

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Code No. 130

Published on

March 03, 2023

Application deadline

April 30, 2023