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Professorship for Process Control Technology
W 2 | unlimited | full time | Faculty of Information, Media and Electrical Engineering | Campus Deutz
Your area of work
The successful candidate will represent Process Control Technology in teaching, research and transfer projects of the faculty. They will lecture in German and English on the Bachelor and Master degrees of the faculty and cooperating faculties. The willingness to teach an introductory course is expected. Your research and transfer activities will strengthen the scientific profile of the faculty and the university and actively attract externally funded projects. The successful candidate is actively involved in the process of academic self-governance and is willing to assume responsibility in this area.
The successful candidate has completed a university degree in electrical engineering, process engineering or mechanical engineering with a strong relation to automation technology and a doctorate in the field of automation technology, preferably related to Process Control Technology. They have experience in the automation of of large process plants, preferably in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry, from planning to commissioning. They can provide additional qualifications or publications on at least one of the following four points in the field of Process Control Technology: Modular System-/ Software Architectures, Human-Technology Cooperation, Cognitive Control (information integration) or AI in the process industry. Preferably, the successful candidate has already gained experience in teaching.
The successful candidate has the ability to align your own thinking and actions with the long-term goals of the university as well as the ability to reliably develop solutions in an interdisciplinary and cooperative manner.
We foster a culture of empowerment and cooperation. International academic standards, gender equality and inclusion are the guiding principles of our human resources development. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and seek to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Thus, applications from women are given priority in case of equal suitability, qualification and professional expertise in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz). Disabled persons and persons with comparable status are also given preference in case of equal suitability. Further information regarding the job profile, appointment process and application is available here.
Your contact person for questions regarding your subject:
Prof. Dr. Christian Dick
T: + 49 221 8275 2262
We look forward to receiving your application!
Application deadline: Oct 15, 2023