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Professorship (W2) in Electric Propulsion Technology
Published(271 days ago)
Deadline for applications(242 days ago)
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied SciencesMagdeburg
Reference No.: 80/2017
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences offers a range of engineering,
economics, health and human sciences courses to over 6,200 students across two sites.
As a family-friendly University on a green campus that is one of the loveliest in Germany,
we offer attractive working conditions. Magdeburg, the City on the Elbe and once an
imperial residence, has always appealed to creative minds from the sciences, culture and
politics. This is equally true of our second location: the Hanseatic town of Stendal, the
birthplace of Winckelmann and the capital of Brick Gothic.
Subject to the availability of funding, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
is seeking to fill, at the earliest opportunity, the following post in the Department of
Engineering and Industrial Design - Institute of Electrical Engineering:
W2 Professorship in Electric
For the advertised post we are seeking a person with proven scientific expertise and
many years of success in the industry, or in industry-related research institutions.
Relevant experience in the acquisition and handling of third-party-financed research
projects is desirable. The person to be appointed should have expertise in several of
the following areas and be able to take active responsibility for them in respect of
research and teaching:
Design of electrical propulsion systems for the small and medium output range
Servo drive technology for automation-related positioning tasks
General Conditions of Employment:
The conditions of employment for professors are contained in § 35 of the Higher
Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA) dated 05.05.2004 and most recently
amended by the Act Amending the Provisions of Higher Education Law dated
26.07.2010 (official gazette 19/2010).
The ability to conduct scientific work must have been demonstrated by the conferral
of a doctorate. In particular, for professors in universities of applied sciences, it is the
case that in accordance with § 35 para. 2 no. 4b (HSG LSA), specific achievements in
the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods must have been
demonstrated in professional practice of several years‘ duration, of which at least
three years must have been outside the higher education sphere. Remuneration is in
accordance with W2 of Remuneration Order W from the Act Reforming Remuneration
Law in the State of Saxony-Anhalt (BesNeuRG LSA, official gazette 04/2011) as
A further requirement is that professors should be prepared to take on teaching
responsibilities in their subject area on other courses at the University. A commitment
to technology and knowledge transfer and University self-governance is also expected.
Professors should be prepared to reside within the University catchment area.
Subject to fulfilment of the requirements, the successful candidate would be
appointed to the rank of civil servant with unlimited tenure or alternatively to an
unlimited employment relationship under private law, in accordance with § 38 para.
1 line 9 HSG LSA.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to increase the
proportion of women among its scientific personnel and therefore expressly
encourages qualified women to apply. In the event of equal professional suitability
and achievements, severely disabled persons take precedence over applicants who are
not granted preferential status by law.
Should you have any questions regarding the post advertised, please contact Professor
Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Häberle, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone:
+49 (0)391 886 4966.
Please send your application (no emails) quoting the reference number, and including
your curriculum vitae and a description of your professional and academic development
including teaching activities and list of publications by no later than 19.10.2017 to:
Magdeburg Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Department of Human Resources