Professorship, W2 Professor for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management
Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a research-oriented university of applied sciences in Germany. With around 6.000 students and 750 employees in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter it is an important part of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL), a region that is highly dynamic in various branches of science and economy. We experience and appreciate the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts as a place of work and study of the highest quality.
Excellent in teaching and research
Professor for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management
Code number: 3.9 Department: Civil Engineering Location: Detmold Start: at the earliest possible date
As a member of the teaching staff, you will be working on the bachelor’s study program Civil Engineering, in particular in the specialist field of water resources management in addition to the master’s study program Infrastructure Management – Water and Traffic engineering. Your tasks will include teaching the fundamentals of hydraulic engineering and water resources management, including engineering hydrology, hydraulics, watercourse regulation and protection, and digital dimensioning processes and methods.
The management, operation and further development of the Laboratory for Hydraulic Engineering is in addition assigned to your teaching area. This assignment comprises of the promotion and interdisciplinary use of the laboratory hall, in particular with the Laboratory for Urban Water Management, and fostering of cooperation with regional stakeholders in the area of water resources management and hydraulic engineering.
This professorship also incorporates the implementation of research and/or practical projects in addition to the acquisition and implementation of external third-party funded projects. Furthermore, you promote innovative and interdisciplinary study and communication formats for multidisciplinary teaching and for the dialog between science and society. This may include, in particular, interdisciplinary student projects and may involve, if possible, several departments. In particular, collaboration with the Department of Environmental Engineering and Applied Computer Science at the Höxter location is expected. 25% of your teaching is provided as digital teaching, if required, to enable cross-location events.
You identify with the university's supervision concept, which requires a high presence of the lecturers at the university location and the willingness to take on self-administrative task at the university. You offer your courses in German. In addition, you are qualified to conduct courses in English.
We are not only looking for a person with a proven track record in teaching and research in the field of water resources management and hydraulic engineering, but also for a person who has excellent knowledge in several of the specialist areas listed below, in addition to relevant experience in engineering practice and the implementation of R and D projects (including their corresponding publications) and who can convey these in the Bachelor's and Master's degree program courses in the Department of Civil Engineering, especially against the background of general climate change and demographic development:
Engineering hydrology and hydraulics
Water resources management and flood protection
Near-natural hydraulic engineering and engineering biology
Planning, construction and operation of hydro-engineering installations
Modeling of water resource management systems
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Ostwestfalen-Lippe embodies the unity of teaching and research. You are experienced with regard to the acquisition and implementation of interdisciplinary projects and can actively implement these within the acquisition of external third-party funding as well as the acquisition of research projects in your subject areas. Ideally, you should have the appropriate national and international network to facilitate this and cooperate with colleagues at the university. Furthermore, the Department of Civil Engineering has not only made the issue of climate change and its consequences but also combatting climate change a central task as part of the transfer of knowledge in the faculty.
You meet the requirements of § 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW. The text of this regulation can be found at the university's homepage www.th-owl.de/karriere. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Henning (Tel.: +49 5261 702-5124).
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts represents the principle of quality through diversity and wishes to increase the proportion of women among its scientific staff.
In case of equal qualification, severely handicapped applicants will be given priority.
We are happy to support you with regard to the compatibility of work and your personal life situation.
Have we attracted your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents until 06.03.2024 only via our online form.www.th-owl.de/karriere