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Professorship (W2) in Machine Tools and Machine Tool Programming
Published(45 days ago)
Deadline for applications(18 days ago)
Reference No.: 46/2018
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.
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 Mechanical Engineering:
W2 Professorship in Machine Tools and Machine Tool Programming
For this post we are seeking a person with proven scientific expertise and many
years of practical, successful involvement in the field of machine tools and their
programming. As part of the ongoing digitalisation and networking of manufacturing
systems, applicants are expected to be able to convey current concepts in the design
and operation of machine tools. 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 terms of research and teaching:
machine tools and their components
manufacturing preparation and work design
machine-integrated measuring systems and image processing
machine tool programming (CNC/CAM)
assembly systems and assembly automation
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 amended.
The professor will be required to take on the teaching responsibilities in their
subject area on all other programmes offered by the university and to supervise final
theses and project work. A commitment to technology and knowledge transfer and
university self-governance is also expected. Professors should be prepared to reside
within the university's 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
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
39011 Magdeburg, Germany