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Professorship (W2) in Machine Toolsand Machine Tool Programming
Published(121 days ago)
Deadline for applications(94 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
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
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, email: 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 17.05.2018 to:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
39011 Magdeburg, Germany