Professor (W2) „Communication Acoustics“

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Professor (W2) „Communication Acoustics“

Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Dr. Wohlers-Zoellner
Subject Area: 
Applies to General Signal Processing
Start Date: 
23 November 2017
Expiration Date: 
14 December 2017
Position Description: 

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics are seeking to fill the
position of a Professor (W2) „Communication Acoustics“.

commencing as soon as possible within the cluster of excellence „Hearing4all“ (

The successful candidate should be a promising researcher with an excellent international publication record and
practical experience in several of the following areas:
• Numerical, technical and electro acoustics
• Psychological and audiological acoustics
• Modern methods in speech and audio processing
• Modelling of speech signals and human speech and audio perception

Candidates are expected, by combining the above-mentioned areas of expertise, to master extensive experimental lab-based
“subject-in-the-loop” methods in communication acoustics, which are at the centre of the envisaged Collaborative Research
Centre “Hearing Acoustics”.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the structured research programmes within the department, the
national centre of competence for hearing technology (HörTech), the Fraunhofer group “Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology”
and the graduate school OLTECH. In case of success in the ongoing grant application procedures, the successful candidate
should actively contribute to the envisaged Collaborative Research Centre “Hearing Acoustics” and the envisaged renewal
period of the cluster of excellence “Hearing4all”. In addition, she or he is expected to contribute to the core lecture programme
of the Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics (lecturing in English is acceptable, but German language skills should be
acquired within three years) with emphasis on engineering physics and acoustics.

Preconditions for employment are specified in § 25 NHG. To increase the proportion of women in science, equally qualified
female candidates will be given preference. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification.
The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, publication list, list of third-party grants, reprints of the
five most important publications, teaching record, teaching concept, concept of research, profile sheet (www.medizin.unioldenburg.
de) and copies of credentials and records. Applications should be addressed to the Dean of the School of Medicine
and Health Sciences, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
( and handed in by
e-mail in one consolidated PDF file no later than 14/12/2017.


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