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Professur "Biomedical Electronics and Systems"

Vienna University of Technology. Wien (Österreich), 28.06.2018

Vienna University of Technology, generally referred to as TU Wien, is located in the heart of Europe, a place where one can experience cultural diversity and international life. Research, teaching and learning have been conducted here in the service of progress for 200 years. TU Wien is amongst Europe’s most successful universities of technology and, with over 30,000 students and a staff of about 4,600, is Austria’s largest scientific and engineering research and education institution.

At the Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology the position for a full-time indefinite-term

University Professor for the specialist field of

"Biomedical Electronics and Systems"

with contractual employment is to be filled as of 01. 10. 2019.

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

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, one of the eight faculties at TU Wien, has an excellent international reputation and plays an active role in national and international research. The current research areas of the faculty are: Photonics, Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Telecommunications, Systems and Control Engineering as well as Energy Technology and Energy Systems. The position as professor for Biomedical Electronics and Systems has been allocated in TU Wien’s development plan. The future incumbent’s field of work should be Biomedical electronics and Systems, with a focus on one or more of the following:

  • Cell electronic interfaces for implanted devices
  • Neuro- implants: active implantable medical devices
  • Characterization and utilization of electromagnetic properties of biological materials
  • Design of biomedical electronic circuits, low power designs
  • New technologies for biomedical electronics
This chair is expected to build up an interdisciplinary research group that will study and develop solutions for challenges of biomedical electronics and systems with a focus on interface technologies. This embraces signal processing of physiological signals, sensor integration, electrostimulation, pace makers. Artificial sensing organs (hearing, vision, tactile), neuro implants, label free diagnosis (single molecule level), tomography methods (single cell level).

The duties of a university professor at TU Wien include, in addition to research, teaching activities (in German and in English) in the Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes as well as collaboration in management of the institute and the faculty. A participation in the basic Bachelor courses on Electrotechnical Foundations is required as well as a participation in the interdisciplinary Master programme on Biomedical Engineering.

More information concerning this position is available at

The application package should be sent before October 31, 2018 to the Dean by email

Bewerbungsschluss: 31.10.2018