University Professor for the specialist field of Sustainable Energy Systems
TU Wien
Vienna, Austria  
vor 1 Tg.
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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 Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives of the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at TU Wien, the position of a University Professor for the specialist field of Sustainable Energy Systems with permanent (full-time) contractual employment is to be filled as of 1 September 2022.

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

The position as a professor for Sustainable Energy Systems has been allocated in TU Wien’s development plan to the research areas Energy and Environment as well as Information and Communication Technology .

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 Energy Systems and Electrical Drives, which is active in Power Systems Technology, Electrical Machines and Drives and Energy Economics.

The mission of the advertised professorship will be to develop technologies for the implementation and operation of sustainable, flexible, electric power supply systems and to advance their modeling, simulation, planning, analysis and optimization.

A further aspect is the interface to cross-carrier power supply systems.

The professorship is intended collaborate with the System and Automation Engineering and Telecommunications institutes of the faculty as well as interdisciplinary with other faculties.

The work area of the new professorship shall be in the field of electric energy systems and networks with a focus in at least one of the following fields :

  • Technologies for power transmission and distribution in sustainable CO2-neutral electric power supply systems
  • Methods for planning, analysis, optimization, modeling and simulation of electric power supply systems
  • Technologies for regenerative power generation, storage and integration into sustainable and flexible power systems
  • 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 Electrical Engineering as well as specialized lectures in the field of electric power supply systems.

    Your profile :

  • Completed doctoral or PhD studies in a suitable field of study from a domestic or equivalent foreign university or research institution
  • The qualification for teaching at university level (venia docendi) acquired at a domestic or equivalent foreign university or an academic qualification recognisable as being equivalent to the venia docendi.
  • High scientific reputation , proven by publications in internationally prestigious scientific journals, patents, scientific lectures, editorial and expert work, organization of conferences, prizes etc
  • Relevant joint research experiencewith national and international reputation as well as the ability to form networks, proven e.
  • g. by extended relevant stays abroad or through cooperation with foreign universities and research institutions

  • Experience in the acquisition, execution and management of research projects
  • The ability and willingness to manage a research division or a research group
  • Pedagogic and didactic suitability for academic teaching in German and English
  • Experience in the supervision of scientific work of students
  • Ideally, the prospective position holder has social and gender competence or experience in the promotion of young researchers and the advancement of female students / colleagues / employees
  • It is expected that the future holder of the position will shift his / her centre of life to Vienna ( on-site presence)
  • In case there is no adequate knowledge of German, willingness to quickly learn German is presupposed for teaching in bachelor programmes and participation in management of the institute and the faculty as well as in university bodies
  • We offer :

  • Excellent working conditions in an attractive research environment
  • Attractive salary, a company pension scheme additional to the national social insurance, other additional benefits (see also : )
  • Financial support of research activities in the first years (equipment endowment, etc.)
  • Support in moving to Vienna (if required)
  • Dual career advice (if required) : we offer partners and families of the university professors appointed to TU Wien various support opportunities tailored to their individual situation
  • A cooperative environment in a city with an extraordinarily high quality of life
  • 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 (gerhard.neustaetter tuwien.ac.at).

    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.

    General information can be found at the following links :

  • Faculty for Eletrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives
  • Information about professorships and appointment procedures : Appointment Service
  • Applications in German or English must include at least the following documents :

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (complete with professional and academic background)
  • A short motivation letter
  • A presentation of previous academic activities including a list of publications, a survey of research and development projects carried out and of funding / grants raised (volume, duration, funding body etc.
  • a list of patents, editorial and expert work, organized conferences and prizes etc.

  • Copies of five of the most important publications
  • A list of lecturing and teaching activities evidenced by a list of the university courses held so far, including also a list of supervised scientific works of students (such as bachelor, master theses as well as doctoral theses) and a list of invited lectures
  • A research and teaching concept with considerations on the future positioning and further development of the specialist area
  • We look forward to receiving your complete application documents by 30 April 2021.

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