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Professorship (W2) for the following field: Barrier-free Design and Building Typology
Published(78 days ago)
Deadline for applications(23 days ago)
Frankfurt University of Applied SciencesFrankfurt am Main
Teaching and research at a dynamic institution of higher education!
We are looking for persons, who would like to apply their extensive experience in their
professional position in teaching and research at our institution of higher education based on an above-average doctorate (or similar proof of qualification in the field architecture). Practical
orientation, interdisciplinary training, international orientation and regional integration mark our
profile. Excellent teaching and research quality is our aspiration.
Our Faculty 1: Architecture · Civil Engineering · Geomatics
is looking for a
(Salary grade W2 Hessian Salary Law (HBesG))
for the following field: Barrier-free Design and Building Typology
reference number: 81/2019
in the winter semester 2020/2021
The successful candidate will be expected to represent the field of architectural teaching in the interdisciplinary master program "Barrierefreie Systeme - BaSys (M.Sc.)". Teaching responsibilities include integrative knowledge on architectural and urban design, spatial perception and spatial
design and their constructive implementation following the principles of inclusion and barrier-free concepts.
Strong emphasis is laid on research orientated supervision of students within joint, interdisciplinary projects from the fields of "Architecture", "Information Technology and Computer Sciences" and
"Social Work and Health". Therefore, the willingness and ability to work in multidisciplinary structures is of particular importance. Experience in the field of psychology of architecture is desired.
Applicants are expected to also have specific skills in the field of building typology. They are able to teach this in the general architectural education in the bachelor and master programs of the faculty.
We are looking for a personality with a proven academic degree in architecture, who will
demonstrate outstanding qualification in theoretical and practical handling of barrier-free concepts.
We expect a holistic view on architecture, which puts the students in the position to understand the importance of relationships and interactions between typologies and design concepts.
Successful candidates are required to have the ability of scientific or artistic work as well as pedagogical suitability.
We expect from our professors:
High presence at the institution of higher education and intensive care of our students; participation
in basic training i.e. the representation of the relevant field in an introductory form in all degree courses of the faculty; qualification and aptitude to research and successful acquisition of third-party funding; gender and diversity competence; participation in international activities of the institution
of higher education, including teaching in the English language; participation in the interdisciplinary Studium generale; contributions to offers in continuing education, life-long learning and eLearning; taking on responsibility in the frame of academic self-administration; continuing education in the technical discipline and higher education didactics; willingness to cooperate cross-regionally with other institutions of higher education in the region; dedication and initiative in the frame of a
The hiring conditions are in accordance with §§ 61 and 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG). This is a permanent contract. The first appointment as a professor is
first as a public-service employee on probation or with an unlimited employment contract with a 3-year long probation period.
Further official duties and requirements are listed under §§ 61 - 63, 68 and 69 HHG from Dec 14, 2009 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 666), last amended by law from Dec 18, 2017
(Federal Law Gazette p. 482) - and can be viewed under
The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences encourages applications from women in order to elevate the employment share. Persons with disabilities are given preference in the frame of currently valid regulations.
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Applications with supporting documents (incl. publication list, projects, depiction of teaching and research activities) are requested via mail until September 30th, 2019 including the position number
to be sent to:
President of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt.