Uni­versity Pro­fessor in Speech Com­mu­nic­a­tion Sci­ence

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Lan­guage and Com­mu­nic­a­tion

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty I

Fac­ulty I Human­it­ies and Edu­ca­tional Sci­ences - Insti­tute of Lan­guage and Com­mu­nic­a­tion – invites applic­a­tions for a pos­i­tion of a

Uni­versity Pro­fessor - salary grade W3

in the field of "Speech Com­mu­nic­a­tion Sci­ence".

Work­ing field:

The pos­i­tion requires research and teach­ing in the area of the fun­da­ment­als, meth­ods and applic­a­tions of Speech Com­mu­nic­a­tion Sci­ence with a focus on speech effects research, sig­nal pro­cessing, phon­et­ics, acous­tics, human-machine com­mu­nic­a­tion, speech pro­duc­tion and recep­tion, speech syn­thesis, patho­lo­gical changes in voice and hear­ing, and sig­nal-based arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence. Teach­ing will be required in the study pro­grams "Cul­ture and Tech­no­logy" with the core sub­ject "Lan­guage and Com­mu­nic­a­tion" (BA) and "Lan­guage and Com­mu­nic­a­tion" (MA) and "Audio Com­mu­nic­a­tion" (MSc). Fur­ther­more, can­did­ates are expec­ted to super­vise stu­dents’ thesis on Bach­elor, Mas­ter and PhD level as well as to par­ti­cip­ate in the aca­demic admin­is­tra­tion of the uni­versity.


Ful­fill­ment of the appoint­ment require­ments pur­su­ant to Sec­tion 100 ff. of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act. In par­tic­u­lar, this includes a uni­versity degree in rel­ev­ant dis­cip­lines (e.g. phon­et­ics/speech and hear­ing sci­ences, tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions, elec­trical engin­eer­ing, com­puter sci­ence, acous­tics), ped­ago­gical qual­i­fic­a­tions, a strong aptitude for research demon­strated, as a rule, by a doc­tor­ate and addi­tional aca­demic achieve­ments. Influ­en­tial and trend­set­ting research achieve­ments are doc­u­mented by pub­lic­a­tions in inter­na­tion­ally vis­ible peer reviewed journ­als, and sub­stan­tial suc­cess in rais­ing third party fund­ing (over the last five years). Sub­stan­tial ped­ago­gical didactic qual­i­fic­a­tions are demon­strated by uni­versity level teach­ing and super­vi­sion exper­i­ence and com­ple­men­ted by a teach­ing port­fo­lio (for fur­ther inform­a­tion see the TUB homepage: https://www.tu-berlin.de/menue/einrichtungen/praesidium/projekte_des_praesidiums/neuberufene/berufungsportal/bewerbung/lehrportfolio/ or quick access 144242). In par­tic­u­lar, exper­i­ence from inter­dis­cip­lin­ary col­lab­or­a­tions in the afore­men­tioned areas is desired. The will­ing­ness and abil­ity to take on teach­ing in Ger­man and Eng­lish is required. Exper­i­ence in lead­ing lar­ger work­ing groups is desired. The abil­ity to lead and man­age a depart­ment and its staff, the abil­ity to pro­mote junior staff, as well as gender and diversity com­pet­ence and act­ive com­mit­ment to know­ledge and tech­no­logy trans­fer as well as sci­ence com­mu­nic­a­tion are required.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is determ­ined to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and there­fore strongly encour­ages qual­i­fied female research­ers to apply. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies. Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tion, and our Dual Career Ser­vice offers assist­ance to you and your fam­ily when relo­cat­ing to Ber­lin. Applic­a­tions from abroad are expli­citly wel­come.

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion until 27/05/2021 indic­at­ing the job ref­er­ence num­ber I-87/21 and includ­ing the appro­pri­ate doc­u­ment­a­tion (let­ter of applic­a­tion, CV, exposé on the abil­ity to con­nect, research and teach­ing concept, teach­ing port­fo­lio, list of pub­lic­a­tions, list of third-party-fun­ded pro­jects car­ried out and cop­ies of grades and titles) by email as a single pdf-attach­ment to Prof. Thor­sten Roel­cke, Dean of Fac­ulty I – Human­it­ies and Edu­ca­tional Sci­ences, at berufungen@humanities.tu-berlin.de. Altern­at­ively, applic­a­tions may be sub­mit­ted in writ­ing together with a digital ver­sion (e.g. USB drive) to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin – Der Präsid­ent – Dekan der Fak­ultät I, Prof. Dr. Thor­sten Roel­cke, Sekr. FH 4-1, Fraunhofer­str. 33-36, 10587 Ber­lin. Please send cop­ies only; ori­ginal doc­u­ments will not be returned.

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email, you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: https://www.abt2-t.tu-berlin.de/menue/themen_a_z/datenschutzerklaerung/ or quick access 214041.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin – Der Präsid­ent – Dekan der Fak­ultät I, Prof. Dr. Thor­sten Roel­cke, Sekr. FH 4-1, Fraunhofer­str. 33-36, 10587 Ber­lin
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ID: 89298

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • professorship
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Pro­fessor
Start­ing date (earli­est):
Salary grade W3
  • hu­man­it­ies and so­ci­al sci­ences
Field of stud­ies:
phonetics / speech and hearing sciences, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer science, acoustics,
  • hu­man­it­ies and so­ci­al sci­ences
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)
  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
Job offer is addi­tion­ally pub­lished at:

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Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Dekan der Fakultät I, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Roelcke, Sekr. FH 4-1, Fraunhoferstr. 33-36, 10587 Berlin
By e-mail:
Applic­a­tion papers:
Lebenslauf, Forschungs- und Lehrprofil, Lehrportfolio, Publikationsliste und Verzeichnis der gehaltenen Lehrveranstaltungen