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Professorship for Virtual Reality

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) / Fraunhofer IIS
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Juergen Herre
Subject Area: 
Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing
Start Date: 
August 02, 2016
Expiration Date: 
August 31, 2016
Position Description: 

The Faculty of Engineering and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft invite applications for a

W1 Junior Professorship for Virtual Reality

at the Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Communication Engineering and International Audio Laboratories Erlangen to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of three years. Depending on successful evaluation the appointment will be extended for another three years.

The appointed professor will take on a leadership function at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the field of virtual reality (VR) / augmented reality (AR) in the context of audio signal processing adequately in research and teaching. Their work may focus on audio/multimedia topics in gaming, manufacturing, perceptual and interaction aspects, and/or recording / production of VR / AR content.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to international degree programmes at the Faculty.

For further information on the position and how to apply please see

Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party ­funding) online at by 31.08.2016. If you have any questions please contact

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