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Junior Professorship (W1) "Flow instabilities and Dynamics"
Published(1078 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1053 days ago)
Technische Universität BerlinBerlin
Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty V - Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems - Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Technical Acoustics invites applications for a
Junior Professorship - salary grade W1
for the chair of "Flow instabilities and Dynamics" ("Dynamik instabiler Strömungen").Faculty V - Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Technical AcousticsReference number: V-538/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful
evaluation / closing date for applications 25/11/16)
Working field: The position requires research and teaching in the field of experimental and analytic investigations of coherent
structures in reacting and non-reacting turbulent flows. The areas of research expertise of the applicant should include but are not limited to
Analysis and control of coherent structures in turbulent shear flows
Linear stability analysis of turbulent reacting and non-reacting flows
Empirical mode construction of turbulent flow data
Hydrodynamic instability of swirl flames
Joint work and planning of new projects within the collaborative research center SFB1029 (Sonderforschungsbereich "TurbIn" 1029)
is desired. Teaching is required in research related courses at undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching requirements must be met in German
and English. Candidates are expected to supervise students theses on Bachelor, Master and PhD level as well as to participate in the academic
administration of the university.
Requirements: Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with
§ 102a BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education in engineering or physics, qualified achievements in
research and a particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic
qualifications, to be visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick access no. 144242).
Outstanding scientific credentials in the above mentioned research fields.
Excellent knowledge about laser-based measurements of reacting and non-reacting flows.
Significant expertise in linear stability analysis of turbulent shear flows.
Profound knowledge about swirl-stabilized combustion.
Scientific linkage to existing groups within the field of flow control and combustion.
Post-doctoral teaching experience
Experience in the acquisition of externally funded projects
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified
female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents and a description of
the teaching portfolio until 25/11/2016 to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident –,
Fakultät V - Verkehrs- und Maschinensysteme, Sekr. H 11, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at