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Full Professor (W3) in Geotechnical Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in
the area of Geotechnical Engineering . The starting date is
01.10.2020. In the Bachelor`s programme, the geotechnical and
tunnelling fundamentals are to be taught and to be deepened in
the Master`s programme in the fields of soil mechanics, foundation
engineering and tunnelling in a scientific and practical manner.
The institute`s research focuses on the investigation of geotechnical
problems using analytical, numerical and experimental methods.
This includes among others: Geosynthetic reinforcement,
ground freezing, mechanical tunnelling, renewable energies, especially
geothermal energy as well as safety verifications in the context
of European standardisation. In-depth knowledge is expected
in several of these areas to continue and expand research into
safe and economical construction in and with the subsoil and the
sustainable development of geo-resources. For this purpose, a
test hall with soil and rock mechanical laboratory, climatic chamber
and frost laboratory are available.
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement
as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university
researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia
are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are
essential. The application should include supporting documents
regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin
but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5
Experience with the acquisition and implementation of complex
research and practical projects in the field of geotechnics is required.
We expect an interest in the continuous further development
of the institute and a high level of competence and willingness
for interdisciplinary cooperation in research and teaching
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekan der Fakultät für
RWTH Aachen University,
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.
Markus Oeser, 52056 Aachen.
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The deadline for applications is
12 April 2019.
This position is also available as
part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certifed as a family-friendly university
and offers a dual career program
for partner hiring. We particularly
welcome and encourage applications
from women, disabled people
and ethnic minority groups,
recognizing they are underrepresented
across RWTH Aachen University.
The principles of fair and
open competition apply and
appointments will be made on