Tenure track professorship (W1) for Quantum Device Technology

University of Stuttgart | Application Deadline: August 31, 2018


The University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technical universities in Germany and is situated at the center of one of the largest high-tech regions in Europe. Advancing world-leading excellence in the field of quantum science through integration of engineering and natural sciences is a core strategic goal of the university.

We seek early career candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and have experience in harnessing quantum mechanical effects for technological applications in sensor technology, metrology or biomedical analytics. Possible research foci include the use of mesoscopic quantum systems for mass sensing, correlated electron materials or topological states for precision measurement of electric and magnetic fields or integrated quantum electronics and optics for spin and charge detection in atomic, molecular and solid state systems.

The successful applicant is expected to present an innovative and interdisciplinary research concept that strengthens the Translational Quantum Technology program (TQuant) of the Integrated Quantum Science and Technology Center (IQST). The professorship will be part of the Institute for Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies participating in the Center for Applied Quantum Technologies (ZAQuant). The post will encompass research, teaching, acquisition of third-party funding and participation in faculty management.

The professorship is funded in the context of the joint programme for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and state-governments. The position is a tenure track position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor in case of a positive evaluation. The requirements for employment listed in § 51 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.

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Applications should include a description of achievements, a research and teaching concept and relevant supporting documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of certificates, teaching evaluations). Application deadline is August 31, 2018.

Please send your application marked as “Personnel Matters – Confidential” to the

Vice Dean of Physics, Fakultät 8, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart (email: dekanat(at)f08.uni-stuttgart.de).

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit the website https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/

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