Professorship / Associate Professorship in Robotics and Mechatronics
German University in Cairo (GUC) / German International University (GIU)
The German International University (GIU) and the
German University in Cairo (GUC) cooperate in order to expand their campus in Berlin-Tegel as a hub for
education and research cooperation with German and international partners in
science and industry and to develop innovative courses of study and research that
complement the activities of GUC. The language of instruction is English.
Located in the heart of the German capital, the state-recognized German
International University (GIU) opens its doors to attracting global talents and
opportunities. The main aim of the engineering disciplines is to embrace promising
ideas and turn them into tangible solutions that would benefit the society and
The Faculty of Engineering and Materials Science invites applications for the
following positions effective September 2021 (or later). Appointments are possible
also for 50% of the working time.
Professor / Associate Professor in Robotics and Mechatronics
The successful candidate will engage in teaching, research, supervision and
administrative duties. The appointed professor will play a leading role in
establishing a research group and attract third-party funded projects in any chosen
areas of interest in Robotics and Autonomous Systems. The professor should
actively promote graduate and undergraduate research at the GIU Berlin as well as
contribute to selected teaching and supervision also on GUC Cairo campus to foster
teaching and research collaboration.
The appointed professor supports the teaching activities by proposing and taking
responsibility of courses such as Control Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering,
Modern Control Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous Systems, etc. The appointed
professors will have the flexibility to develop the curricula to their own research
Candidates should have solid experiences in at least two of the following fields:
Modeling and control of robots
Robot design and programming
Design and control of advanced robotic systems physically interacting with the
Humanoid robots with physical interaction capabilities
Manufacturing and automation concepts such as rapid prototyping, PLC, CNC
programming, different types of automation and automation technologies
PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering/Control Engineering with focus on
Background in topics related to robotics
Excellent scientific achievements, documented by internationally recognized
Track record of collaborative research, ability to attract research funding, and
Excellent teaching ability at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
High capacity to develop pedagogical innovations and to manage a study
Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation)
Proficiency in English (oral and written)
Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including
employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of
publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees.
Applications are to be submitted to email@example.com. Please include the job tile in
the email subject line.
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For best
consideration, submit applications by 08th of May 2021 .