Associate Professor / Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Measurement Techniques ...

Company:University of Luxembourg

Location:Luxembourg / Kirchberg

Discipline:Electrical Engineering with a focus on Measurement Techniques and Sensors Technology

Employment Type:Fixed Term Contract, Full Time


Associate Professor / Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Measurement Techniques & Sensors Technology

(Valid from 19/02/2021 to 31/03/2021)

Language: English (UK)

Country: Luxembourg

Organisation data: Ingenieurwissenschaften

Job number: UOL03955

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Schedule Type: Full Time

Work Hours : 40.0 Hours per Week

Expected Start Date: 01/01/2022

Location: Kirchberg

Faculty - Uni Lux: Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine

Functions: Associate / Assistant Professor

Job: Associate Professor

Expertise (mandatory): Professors

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Your Role

To diversify and reinforce the existing skills and expertise within the department of engineering, the candidate is expected to:

  • Perform high-level research in the area of electrical sensor technology
  • Apply for competitive third-party funding
  • Setup and manage a research group
  • Establish collaborations with national and international industrial partners
  • Contribute to the scientific strategy of the department of engineering
  • Contribute to the teaching of bachelor and master programs in engineering

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Measurement technology
  • Wireless and optical sensors
  • Analogue and digital signal processing
  • Hard- and software

Your Profile

The ideal candidate is an internationally leading researcher with proven competence in engineering sciences and industrial applications in the broader domain of this announcement.

The successful candidates should have:

  • A PhD degree in engineering sciences or related subjects
  • Recognized and creative contributions in research in sensor technology and related subjects
  • A successful experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Good organizational and management skills
  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations

In Short

Contract Type: 5 years (tenure track) - with perspective of a permanent position and promotion to Associate Professor upon a positive evaluation. In case of an excellent more senior candidate, a direct appointment at the level of Associate Professor would then be on a permanent position

Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week

Location: Kirchberg

Starting date: January 2022

Job Reference: UOL03803 - F1-50012542 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)


Applications should contain a motivation letter, a research statement, a detailed curriculum vitae, a full list of publications and the names of at least four experts who can, upon request from the Faculty, provide reference letters.

All applications and letters should be sent by e-mail before April 1, 2021 using the apply button

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female professors. We explicitly encourage women to apply.

Here’s what awaits you at the University

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

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Further information

The University of Luxembourg is a highly international, young and dynamic university, for instance currently ranked 12th in the Times Higher Education of the best universities under 50 years old. It offers

  • An exceptional research environment and skilled support staff,
  • Competitive salary and benefits packages.

The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

Living in Luxembourg:

Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country, the green heart of Europe combining the convenience of a metropolis with a human touch ( There are International/European schools and international tracks in local schools.

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