Professorship for high voltage technology and electrical power engineering (IuI 168)

Welcome to Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, the largest University of Applied Sciences in the German state of Lower Saxony. In addition to offering around 100 practice-oriented study programmes in three locations, we have an impressive teaching and research record, and provide excellent opportunities for personal development. Our students value the academic and professional expertise of our faculty, our international networks, and our modern university management. To fulfil our mission, we are looking for individuals with innovative ideas and life-long curiosity.



The Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science of Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences invites applications for the tenured W2 position of:

to start as soon as possible.
Ref. No. IuI 168
We are looking for an individual who has gained practical professional experience in industry or who has equivalent expertise and experience in the field of high voltage technology. The successful candidate is required to have a degree in electrical engineering or a comparable subject. The future incumbent is expected to have a particular aptitude for in-depth and independent academic work, usually demonstrated by an above-average doctorate or relevant achievements equivalent to a doctorate. Candidates are also required to demonstrate their aptitude for teaching, as well as a minimum of five years’ relevant practical professional experience, of which at least three years are to have been outside of a university context. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to initiate and implement research projects based on their previous experience, ideally in the designated field. The incumbent should also have a proven track record of professional involvement in the field of high voltage technology, e.g. in conferences, standardisation bodies or expert committees. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will represent courses in the designated subject area of “High Voltage Technology and Electrical Power Engineering”, as well as teaching the foundations of electrical engineering and advanced courses. The latter include at least Electrical Power Systems and Electrical Power Supply. Real-world experience is to be incorporated into teaching in an effort to spark students’ interest and to prepare them for professional practice. For this reason, the incumbent will ideally have relevant teaching experience. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate is also expected to engage in applied research and technology transfer activities in the designated subject area. In all other respects, the statutory conditions governing the appointment of professors, provided for in Section 25 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG), shall apply.

We look forward to recruiting an individual with above-average qualifications who will make an interdisciplinary contribution to our teaching and research. You will support us in our self-administration and the ongoing development of the university, and in enhancing our international profile, e.g. by conducting classes in the English language or by cooperating with foreign universities. Motivated students, exciting projects and committed colleagues are waiting for you!

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At present, most courses are held in German. Inquiries in English about the formal process, including a list of materials to be submitted, can be addressed to: Aline Poniatowski ( For more information on the appointment process at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, please visit:


Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. In line with our objective to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, we explicitly encourage qualified women to apply for the position. In addition, we are keen to attract candidates with expertise in the areas of gender, diversity and family friendliness. For further information, you may contact our Equal Opportunity Office (phone: +49 541 969 2955 or Full-time positions can be shared, providing this does not conflict with organisational requirements.
Applications by candidates with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualification.
Please send your application in English or German in electronic form – preferably as one PDF file – stating the reference number to the following address by 31.08.2022.


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Stellenausschreibung IuI 168