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Professorship in Medical Physics- University of Oldenburg

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics) is seeking applications for a Professorship in Medical Pysics with focus on Technical and Experimental Audiology, salary scale W3, (m/f/x) commensing as soon as possible.

Medical Physics with a focus on technical and experimental audiology is a long-standing research area at the University of Oldenburg, for example within the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all and the Collaborative Research Centre Hearing Acoustics. The aim of the professorship to be filled is to establish audiology as an exact science by means of basic research in the natural and engineering sciences in the field of hearing.

The successful candidate is expected to take a leading role in the ongoing and future development of the research focus on hearing research at the University of Oldenburg. An active contribution to the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all, the Collaborative Research Centre Hearing Acoustics and other structured programmes within the Excellence Centre for Hearing Research is expected. In addition, the strategic cooperation between the University of Oldenburg and Hörzentrum Oldenburg gGmbH is to be further strengthened. A close cooperation within the framework of the existing research areas and interdisciplinary research networks as well as with the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (NL) is expected.

We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding research record in at least two of the following areas of experimental and technical audiology:

-Methods of experimental audiology and hearing system technology
-AI-driven and computational audiology
-Auditory perception, modeling and rehabilitation
-Modeling of speech and speech perception
-Auditory neurotechnology

The expertise of the candidate needs to be compatible with the research topics of the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all and related research topics of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

The following are required:

-international publications in the above-mentioned areas of experimental and technical audiology
-successful acquisition, management and execution of coordinated third-party funded projects, as
well as
-university teaching experience in the field of natural sciences or engineering sciences

Desirable are:

-several years of experience in leading interdisciplinary research groups
-experience in strategic planning, acquisition and execution of national and international research
-projects, as well as
-competences in technology transfer

In addition, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the core lecture programme of theDepartment of Medical Physics and Acoustics with an emphasis on physics, physics-technologymedicine (PTM), engineering physics and acoustics. Links to medicine and neuroscience are desirable.Courses are to be offered in German and English, whereby the required language skills are to be
acquired within a reasonable period of time.

Prerequisites for employment are specified in section 25 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG).

The University aims to increase its proportion of female professors and strongly encourages femalescientists to apply. Equally qualified female candidates will be considered preferentially. In case ofequal aptitude, applicants with disabilities will be given priority in hiring decisions. The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Applications can be submitted in German or English using the application web portal of the Carl vonOssietzky University Oldenburg ( ). The call for applications is open until 2023-09-03.

Inquiries regarding the advertisement may be directed to the Dean Prof. Dr. Nothwang via

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