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Full Professorship (W3) in Engineering Mechanics - Mechanics of Materials
Published(1043 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1001 days ago)
University of BremenBremen
Full Professorship (W3)
in Engineering Mechanics -
Mechanics of Materials
Reference No.: P 611/16
The Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of
Bremen invites applications for an appointment at the rank of
Full Professor (W3) to commence as soon as possible.
Priority will be given to candidates in the mechanics of
structural materials. The candidate should have expertise in
at least two of the following areas:
Multiscale modeling of materials in manufacturing processes
Numerical methods for coupled problems in solid mechanics
Prediction of deformation and damage of new materials
The appointee is expected to play an important role in the
Center for Materials and Processes at the University of
Bremen (MAPEX, http://www.uni-bremen.de/mapex.html).
The application should expose how the candidate’s planned
research activities will contribute to and enhance the MAPEX
research landscape and create new synergies within the
Faculty of Production Engineering and beyond. Collaborations
with the Institutes of the Federal State of Bremen in the
fields of materials science and technology are also expected.
The appointed Professor will be responsible for teaching
basic courses in General Mechanics and Strength of
Materials (in German) and advanced courses in her/his field
of expertise (English or German). Candidates without prior
knowledge of German are expected to teach basic courses
in German after a two-year transitional period.
The successful candidate will have an outstanding PhD in
Engineering Mechanics or a related field and an international
reputation in innovation and excellence in research and
teaching. She/he should have a strong funding record and
the leadership and management experience to pioneer and
develop a large research team.
The appointment shall be made in accordance with section
18 of the Bremen Higher Education Act (§ 18 BremHG).
The University of Bremen and specifically the Faculty of
Production Engineering aims at increasing the percentage of
female Professors. A female candidate for this position would
be strongly preferred. International applications and
applications from academics with a migration background
are explicitly welcome. Disabled persons with the same
professional and personal qualifications will be given
Applications should be accompanied by the following
supporting documentation in English: CV, list of publications,
summary of acquired third-party funding, statement of
planned research (max 4 pages), teaching statement
(max 2 pages), and a list with at least 3 references.
Applications should be submitted by November 24th, 2016 to:
Fachbereich 4 - Produktionstechnik
Additionally we kindly ask to submit the application documents
(without certificates) electronically in pdf file format to: