Professorship (W2) for the following subject area: Sustainability and Modern Drives/Mobility
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Frankfurt am Main
“Chances through education” is the everyday credo of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS). Internationality, diversity, and social responsibility define our values.
We consider our self an institution of lifelong learning as well as an innovative research and development partner for the region.
With over 16,000 students and approximately 900 employees in teaching, research and central service units, we shape the future of our university.
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. Practical orientation, interdisciplinary training, international orientation and regional integration mark our profile. Excellent teaching and research quality is our aspiration.
Teaching and research at a dynamic institution of higher education at the
Faculty 2: Information Technology and Engineering
Frankfurt UAS launched its sustainability strategy on March 1, 2021, and is authentically spearheading its transformation process towards becoming a sustainable university. The sustainability professorship provides research support to the work of the sustainability office and collaborates on further developing the sustainability strategy. In addition, it is actively involved in building up and later in teaching the interdisciplinary, international master’s program in “European Green Studies”. The language of instruction is predominantly German.
Our Faculty 2: Computer Science and Engineering
is looking for
(Salary grade W2 Hessian Salary Law (HBesG))
for the following subject area: Sustainability and Modern Drives/Mobility
Reference Number: P29/2021
beginning winter semester 2022/23
The candidate should have a traditional engineering background in the disciplines of Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science and have acquired comprehensive professional experience in the fields of Automotive Technology, alternative drives, renewable fuels, Process Engineering or Renewable Energies, incl. their storage, conversion, and transport. She / he ought to have already been involved in sustainability issues and be able to demonstrate research findings as well as publications on all aspects of climate and environmental protection. Both in-depth professional skills and a broad range of interests are expected, in order to implement the planned sustainability transformation in a holistic and interdisciplinary way with the lecture units involved.
We refer to the employment requirements according to §§ 61 und 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act.
Applicants will be requested to submit a teaching and research concept that meets the requirements of the position.
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 service-oriented salary.
The hiring conditions are in accordance with §§ 61 and 62 of the Hessian Higher Education Act. 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 of the Hessian Higher Education Act—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.
Applications with supporting documents (incl. publication list, projects, depiction of teaching and research activities) are requested via mail until October 31, 2021 including the position number
to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
President of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences,
Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt.