Lecturer in Microcontroller and Embedded Systems

Location
Vietnam (VN)
Posted
Monday, 2 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 14 February 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FULL-TIME LECTURER IN MICROCONTROLLER AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

The Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is a Vietnamese state university. Founded in 2008, VGU is a joint venture based on a close cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with the goal of becoming the leading research university in Vietnam and the region. VGU´s strategy is to customize excellent German study programs in the fields of engineering, natural sciences and economics to meet the needs of Vietnamese higher education. VGU follows the successful German model and standards concerning the academic and administrative structures.

The Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is seeking 01 highly qualified full-time lecturer in Microcontroller and Embedded Systems. Candidates must hold a PhD in this field or a closely related field and have a strong background in research. Successful candidate will become part of an international network of universities and research institutes

Teaching Responsibilities

In the role of a lecturer, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the program Electrical Engineering & Information Technology (EEIT). The expected workload for the in-class lecture conduction is 240 academic hours per year (1 academic hour equals to 45 minutes).

Teaching should reflect current research methods and results, and comprises lectures on the following modules:

  • Microcontroller: Enhanced knowledge of the working principles and design of microcomputers; hardware architecture of microcontrollers and one hardware oriented high-level programming language; and laboratory exercises of typical application fields.
  • Embedded Systems: Structure and function of embedded intelligent systems; hardware design and programming; intelligent and adaptive algorithms; and practical skills in implementing embedded systems.

Named courses are subject to change upon realistic needs of the programs. Each course requires conducting relevant laboratory activities and/or advising student projects. Lecturers are welcome to propose elective courses within his/her expertise and in consultation with the Faculty and the relevant German partner universities, here: the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

This position is also responsible for supervising bachelor’s and master’s theses and mentoring PhD students.

Research Responsibilities

As a faculty member of a research-oriented university, the successful candidate is expected to significantly contribute to the scientific profile of VGU through innovative. This includes and is not limited to comprehensive activities in theoretical research as well as applied research in the field of microcontrollers, embedded systems, such as applications in automation, autonomous systems, robotics, sensor technology and smart sensors. The ability to apply and generate externally funded research projects is highly desirable.

Qualification

Candidates must hold a PhD in Microcontroller and Embedded Systems or a closely related field, preferably from a well-known international university. A current title of Professor will be a plus, as experience and understanding of the German higher education system and methodology. Other requirements include:

  • An outstanding academic record with a focus on Machining Processes & Manufacturing Technology or other areas closely related to it
  • Strong track record of successful research activities and publications in international and peer-reviewed journals in the related area
  • Proven teaching experience with strong self-motivation combined with a passion for teaching and research
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Proven excellent English proficiency

Qualification

Candidates must hold a PhD in Microcontroller and Embedded Systems or a closely related field, preferably from a well-known international university. Experience and understanding of the German higher education system and methodology are highly appreciated. Other requirements include:

  • An outstanding academic record with a focus on Quality Engineering and Metrology or other areas closely related to it
  • Strong track record of successful research activities and publications in international and peer-reviewed journals in the related area
  • Proven teaching experience with strong self-motivation combined with a passion for teaching and research
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Proven excellent English proficiency

To find out more about our employment benefits, as well as our application requirements and process, please visit our web page for recruitment: https://vgu.edu.vn/lecturers.

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