Chair (W3) of Coating Technologies in Electronics

Dresden, (DE)
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 31 January 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The TU Dresden, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute of Solid State Electronics, and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are seeking to fill the position of a

Chair (W3) of Coating Technologies in Electronics to be exercised in conjunction with the post of the Membership in the Board of Directors of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, FEP in a joint appointment procedure as soon as possible.

The future holder of the position represents one or more of the following areas in research and teaching: Electron beam applications, plasma technologies, modification of technical or biological surfaces, coating technologies for organic electronics, biodegradable electronics, precision coating, and atom layer deposition technologies. The skills for conducting lectures in the English language are required. The duties include participation in academic self-administration.

The chair is associated with the Membership in the Board of Management of the Fraunhofer FEP which encompasses the scientific, technical and entrepreneurial management and development of the Institute within the Fraunhofer model and the Fraunhofer overall strategy.

In your new position, you competently represent the main topics in research and teaching as well as in research and technology management towards research funding and research partners, and further expand the strategic connection between TU Dresden and the Fraunhofer Institute. You can look forward to versatile projects with a high degree of practical relevance and great creative freedom.

You can refer to many years of leadership experience from large, interdisciplinary research groups, experience in strategic planning, acquisition and execution of large-scale national and international research and development projects in various business areas as well as competences for increasing the efficiency of development processes and technology transfer. International work and teaching experience and experience in international projects and science policy networking are beneficial.

Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSFG).

For further scientific questions, please contact the head of the appointment committee, Prof. Gerald Gerlach (Tel. +49 351 463-32077; Email:, or the President of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Prof. Reimund Neugebauer (

TU Dresden and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft pursue a family-friendly personnel policy and offer their employees flexible work schedules and support options for reconciling work and private life.

The TU Dresden and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft seek to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from candidates with disabilities or those requiring additional support are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service.
If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. Marcella Oberst, Tel. +49 351 463-39982) or the Equal Opportunities Officer of Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft (Dr.-Ing. Baerbel Thielicke, Tel. +49 761 5142-192) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities of TU Dresden (Mr. Roberto Lemmrich, Tel. +49 351 463-33175) and the representation of the disabled employees of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Frank Müller, Tel. +49 511 5350-342).

Please submit your application, including CV, description of your scientific career, a list of your scientific publications, and a list of courses taught, results of evaluations of the last three years as well as a certified copy of your highest academic degree as hard copy to TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Herrn Prof. Dr. phil. nat. Ronald Tetzlaff, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany and via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to and additionally to the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E.h. Dr.-Ing. E. h. mult. Dr. h.c. mult. Reimund Neugebauer, until 31.01.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies). The application documents will be made available to the responsible committees of the TU Dresden and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

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