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Professorship in Digital Construction
Published(367 days ago)
Deadline for applications(351 days ago)
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)Lyngby (Dänemark)
Professor in Digital Construction
DTU Diplom invites applications for a position as Professor in digital construction and civil works.
DTU Diplom is a department with the overall mission of performing practice-oriented teaching to the Bachelor of Engineering
programme at DTU and innovation through extensive collaboration with industry.
The professor will be attached to the Section for Building and Civil Engineering, one of the six sections comprising the
Department employing 120 persons including presently a faculty of 70. The 17 educational programmes in the Department are
focused on Cross disciplinary and innovative methods and based on the CDIO framework.
The Section for Building Civil Engineering contributes to high-level education and innovation within Construction, Energy
and Installations, Project Management, Sustainability and Infrastructure.
Responsibilities and tasks
The position involves education and management and development of the department’s portfolio within digital construction.
We want to be the leading university within the area and be the preferred collaborator for companies in Denmark working
with digital construction and civil works. Focus must be on the following fields: Digital Construction and civil works.
In addition, assignments include:
teaching and development of courses and specializations within the field of digital construction and civil works based on the
latest knowledge and research results with special focus on contemporary teaching methods. Courses are taught in Danish. Non-Danish
speakers are not disqualified for the role, but will be trained in Danish in order to participate in teaching on all levels.
development of collaborative partnerships with the industry in regards to innovation projects.
maintain and develop collaboration with other departments on DTU, where especially DTU Civil Engineering is a close and treasured collaborator for the section
professional leadership of the sections innovative initiatives
upgrading and continuous development of first class contemporary lab- and student facilities targeted towards the digital construction field
pedagogical guidance and supervision of assistant professors
academic assessment work
The position involves responsibility for a broad collaboration internally and externally with research groups, heads of departments, study
programme coordinators, prominent teachers, and relevant administrative units. Collaboration with external partners include industrial and
university partners, and key stakeholders should develop and strengthen project and innovation collaboration, and secure exchanging knowledge with society
The successful candidate is expected to take a lead position in both teaching and innovative projects.
Emphasis is placed on applicants having the potential to develop the subject area and having documented original scientific production at international level. The qualification requirements are:
documented and successful education experience at different levels within the university’s study programmes on all levels.
significant input in the field of teaching in several of the following areas: establishment of new courses, renewal of teaching activities,
preparation of teaching materials, supplementary pedagogical training as well as publications in international teaching journals.
significant input in the field of education in several of the following fields: planning and implementation of study programmes, evaluation of study
programmes, undertaking of management duties for study programmes, supplementary training in didactics, active participation in both national and international
education fora, publications in international education journals.
significant experience from industry within digital construction in both Danish and international context with a variety of complex projects.
Please submit your online application no later than 1 September 2017.