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Professor in AI Processor Design
Technical University of Munich

Date Posted Jul. 28, 2021
Title Professor in AI Processor Design
University Technical University of Munich
Munich, Germany
Department TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Sep. 19, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Professor in » AI Processor Design «

W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible.

Scientific Environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and in the future to the TUM School of Computation, Information & Technology and is affiliated with the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM), an integrative research center developing innovative and sustainable methods and technologies in the fields of Robotics, Perception and Artificial Intelligence (

The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of AI Processor Design with focus on

  • Circuit design in advanced technologies, possibly using novel devices (e.g. memristors)
  • Architectures for processors or accelerators, including memory systems, for AI applications
  • Design for AI applications, especially for resource-constrained environments such as embodied AI and autonomous robot systems
    Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, relative to the relevant career level (please see for further information).
The candidate should have proven potential to pursue cutting-edge research in circuit architecture and design using advanced technologies, targeting AI applications. Experience with novel devices is advantageous. Familiarity with trends in AI including physics- and model-informed ML is assumed. In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to perform excellent teaching, and to establish and maintain third-party funded research programs and collaborations with industry/university partners
A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.

Our Offer
Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.

Your Application
TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications and scientific performance as other candidates will be given preference.
Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available at Here you will also find TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.

Please send your application no later than September 19, 2021 to the Dean of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Utschick, Email address for applications:

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Utschick
    TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Technical University of Munich
    Theresienstr. 90


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