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With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People".
As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.
At the Institute Atomic and Subatomic Physics of the Faculty of Physics at TU Wien the position of a University Professor in the field of Experimental Quantum Technology with permanent full-time contractual employment is to be filled as of January 2022.
This is a professorship regulated by 98 of the 2002 Universities Act (UG). This position is part of the current development plan of TU Wien and is allocated to the research area Quantum Physics and Quantum Technologies
We are looking for an internationally leading experimentalist working on the realization, manipulation and characterization of complex quantum systems with a vision of technological applications.
Possible topics of research may include quantum-optics, -communication, -simulation, -sensing, -metrology, -thermodynamics, -many-body systems, and -information processing using photonic, atomic, ionic, molecular, solid state or hybrid systems.
The applicant’s trendsetting scientific profile shall complement and expand on-going research activities at the faculty of physics at TU Wien in the focus area Quantum Physics and Quantum Technologies .
A connection to the central topics of the quantum flagship initiative is of advantage. We expect the successful candidate to be an international leader in one or several of the areas outlined above with excellent embedding into the global research community, the proven ability to lead an independent research team, and a demonstrated ability to acquire third-party funding.
The professorship is located at the . We anticipate a close collaboration with groups working at the Institute, as well as at the faculty of Physics and other faculties of TU Wien.
Synergies with the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology, the Centre for Micro- and Nanofabrication, the Special Research Networks (SFBs) and the doctoral schools (CoQuS, Solid4Fun) are envisioned.
We expect the applicant to be strongly motivated and well qualified to substantially contribute to the teaching (in English and in German) of the bachelor and master curricula of TU Wien and to participate in the academic management of the institute and faculty.
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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.
Classification in the A1 category of the collective bargaining agreement for employees of universities and a full-time minimum salary of EUR 74.
503,80 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 :
Applications in German or English must include at least the following documents :
We look forward to receiving your complete application documents no later than 26.07.2021.