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Junior Professor (W1, tenure track)
in Construction and Design
Faculty of Architecture
This is a junior professorship appointment with a tenure track career path towards a W1 professorship. The position is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German federal and state governments. This call for applications is therefore particularly targeted at early career researchers. For further information about the tenure track process, please visit www.rwth-aachen.de/tenure-track.
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Construction and Design. The starting date is 01.10.2020. The responsibility of the Junior Professor is to establish construction teachings within current construction topics in a research field. The focus should be on the area of new natural and wood materials, or alternatively in intelligent simplicity, adaptivity, prefabrication, or new CO2-reduced construction methods. The faculty expects that the research has to be connected with basic construction teachings. An interdisciplinary approach through co-operations with the faculty of Construction Engineering and participation in one of the profile areas of the RWTH Aachen University, such as Materials Science & Engineering/ Production Engineering, is expected.
You should have a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scientific work which is generally verified by means of an outstanding doctorate. 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 5 years.
Proof of outstanding architectural-artistic performance may be sufficient as a hiring condition pursuant to § 36 (2) Hochschulgesetz NRW dated 31.10.2019.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekanin der Fakultät für Architektur der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Dipl.- Ing. Sabine Brück, Schinkelstraße 1, 52056 Aachen, Germany
You can also send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties. For information on the collection of personal data pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please visit https://www.rwth-aachen.de/gdpr-information.
The deadline for applications is 31.07.2020
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. RWTH Aachen University is certified 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 merit.