With 17.800 students and 3.800 staff members, Technische Universität Braunschweig is the largest Institute of Technology in Northern Germany. It stands for a strategic and achievement-oriented way of thinking and acting, relevant research, exceptional teaching and the successful transfer of knowledge and technologies to industry and society. We consistently advocate family friendliness and equal opportunities.   

We focus our research on mobility, infections and therapeutics, metrology, and future city. Our core disciplines include a comprehensive engineering branch and a strong natural sciences branch, closely linked with business sciences, social sciences, humanities and educational sciences.

Our campus is located at the heart of one of Europe’s most active research regions. We cooperate closely and successfully with more than 20 research institutions right on our doorstep and maintain strong relationships with our partner universities all over the world.


We offer a

Salary-Gr. W2 tenure track W3

Appointment at the earliest possible date.

Your responsibilities

Integrated into the Lower Saxony Research Center for Aviation (NFL) and the Cluster of Excellence Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Aviation (SE2A), the professorship acts as a link between engineering and computer science. The applicant (m/f/d) should have a scientific profile in the area of software engineering for safety-critical systems, with a focus on system development and analysis, taking into account safety and security requirements. The future position holder is expected to have an excellent track record in several of the following research areas:

  • Systems development, for example, formal methods, correctness-by-construction, specification, synthesis, programming languages, semantics, type and effect systems, program logics
  • System analysis, for example, automatic, manual, or mechanized verification, abstract interpretation, static analysis, runtime analysis, statistical analysis, test procedures, diagnosis, repair, SAT/SMT solvers, theorem provers, timing analysis, resource requirements
  • System classes, for example, embedded, reactive, cyber-physical or autonomous systems, concurrent, distributed, networked or cooperating systems

Our expectations

  • Interest in interdisciplinary research, especially readiness for interdisciplinary collaboration in the Lower Saxony Research Center for Aeronautics (NFL)
  • Research experience on an international level (e.g. through postdoctoral stays)
  • Outstanding scientific results, proven by publications of the highest rank, scientific awards, etc.
  • Strong teamwork, management and leadership skills
  • Commitment to Bachelor's and Master's programs in Computer Science, Information Systems Engineering, Data Science, as well as Business Information Systems, especially with respect to undergraduate education in Theoretical Computer Science
  • Very good command of the English language and willingness to teach courses in English
  • Commitment to increasing the internationalization and international visibility of TU Braunschweig
  • Willingness to participate in the self-governance of the university

Requirements, § 25 NHG

  • Completed university studies
  • Pedagogical suitability, proof of this is to be provided by a teaching sample
  • Special qualification for deepended independent scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by an above-average doctorate and
  • Habilitation or habilitation-adequate qualifications

The employment takes place with fulfillment of the general service-legal conditions in a civil service relationship on time in accordance with § 28 Abs. 1 S. 1 No. 5 NHG for a period of five years. In the event of a positive outcome of the procedure regulated in the tenure-track regulations of the TU Braunschweig, an appointment to a permanent professorship in grade W3 NBesO will be made without further advertisement.


At TU Braunschweig, we aim to increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Where candidates (m/f/d) have equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates. Applications from international scientists are welcome. Where candidates (m/f/d) have the same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates.

We are looking forward to your application!

Applicants (m/f/d) are requested to attach a brief overview of their personal data to the usual documents:

  • Academic certificates and diplomas (degrees)
  • List of publications incl. 3 selected publications
  • List of third-party funds
  • List of courses, including results of course evaluation
  • Research and teaching concept.
  • If applicable, add proof of parental/care leave.
  • If applicable, add proof of disability.


Deadline for application

The application deadline is 2022-08-31


Questions about the professorship will be answered by

Prof. Dr. Roland Meyer
T + 49 531 391 9524

If you have any questions regarding personnel law matters, please contact

Anne Fritz/Nicole Brückner,
T + 49 531 391 14143

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