Hamburg University of Technology invites applications for the following position in the School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics:                                                                

Professorship (W3)
in the field of
Networked Cyber-Physical Systems

Ref. No. P2304

TUHH is looking for applicants to represent Networked Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) in research and teaching. Qualified applicants are expected to have an excellent international track record in fundamental research as well as a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborations with engineering work groups at TUHH. We particularly welcome applications from scientists with a research focus preferably but not necessarily limited to one or more of the following topics:

  • Distributed systems and distributed algorithms for networked CPS
  • Edge and fog computing for CPS
  • Networked CPS for smart systems, the Internet of Things, and other application areas
  • Real-time, time-sensitive and/or resilient networks and protocols for CPS communication
  • Novel aspects such as network technology integrating sensing and energy-efficiency aspects
  • Cross-layer management of networked CPS

As the head of the future Institute of Networked CPS, the successful candidate is expected to offer courses in Computer Science, Computer Science in Engineering, Data Science, and Information and Communication Systems both at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as to engage in the further development of the curricula offered by TUHH. Specifically, basic courses on computer and communication networks and distributed systems will be in the responsibility of the institute. Courses are taught in English and German; for non-German speakers, a willingness to learn German is expected.

This professorship is due to commence in the winter term 2023/2024.

The deadline for applications is February 9th 2023.

The Hamburg University of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes and encourages applications from women. Women are underrepresented among professors at the TUHH. They will therefore be given preferential consideration in the case of equivalent qualifications. Applications by disabled persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.

You can submit your application (including CV, a list of publications, relevant certificates and a brief overview of research activities and teaching experience) in German or English via our application portal. To access the application portal, click on “Open Positions” at

For questions, please contact the Vice President of Research, Prof. Dr.-lng. Irina Smirnova,
via e-mail

Please note that the specification of professors’ responsibilities is subject to review at regular intervals in accordance with Section 12 (7) of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG). The hiring requirements according to Section 15 HmbHG in combination with Section 14 (4) HmbHG apply.

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