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Professor / Associate Professor in Electric Drives
German International University

Date Posted Jun. 9, 2022
Title Professor / Associate Professor in Electric Drives
University German International University
Berlin, Germany
Department Faculty of Engineering
Application Deadline June 2022
Position Start Date September 2022
  • Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

The German International University (GIU) and the German University in Cairo (GUC) cooperate in order to expand their campus in Berlin-Tegel as a hub for education and research cooperation with German and international partners in science and industry and to develop innovative courses of study and research that complement the activities of GUC. The language of instruction is English.

Located in the heart of the German capital, the state-recognized German International University (GIU) ( opens its doors to attracting global talents and opportunities. The main aim of the engineering disciplines is to embrace promising ideas and turn them into tangible solutions that would benefit the society and impact technology. To this end, successful applicants should actively promote graduate and undergraduate research.

The Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the following positions effective September 2022 (or later). Appointments are possible also for 50% of the working time.

The successful candidate will engage in teaching, research, supervision and administrative duties. She/he will establish and lead a research group in the area of Electric Drives and actively promote graduate and undergraduate research. The appointed professor is expected to play a leading role in establishing the research group and attract third-party funded projects in any chosen areas of interest in electric drives and renewable energy. The professor should actively promote research at the GIU Berlin as well as contribute to selected teaching and supervision on GUC Cairo campus to foster teaching and research collaboration.

The appointed professor should also support the teaching activities by developing and taking responsibility of courses such as Power Electronics, Electric machines, Electric Drives, Power system, renewable energy system etc. The professor will contribute to selected teaching and supervision also on GUC Cairo campus to foster teaching and research collaboration. The appointed professors will have the flexibility to develop the curricula to their own research interests.


  • PhD or doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Outstanding research and teaching record in at least two of the following fields: electric drives, power electronics renewable energy systems, power devices and systems.
  • Excellent scientific achievements, documented by internationally recognized publications.
  • Track record of collaborative research, proven ability to attract research funding, and successful supervision.
  • Excellent teaching ability at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • High capacity to develop pedagogical innovations and to manage a study program.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation).
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written).

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees. Inquiries and applications are to be sent to for better consideration kindly state the job title in the subject.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For immediate consideration, submit applications Preferably 30th of June, 2022.

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Contact Information

  • Merna Khaled
    Faculty of Engineering
    German International University
    Am Borsigturm 162, 13507 Berlin, Germany
    Berlin 13507


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