Professorship, W2 Steel Construction and Structural Design
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a research-oriented university of applied sciences in Germany.
With around 6.200 students and 750 employees in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter it is an important part of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) as a
region that is highly dynamic in various branches of science and economy. With its unique fields of study and research it is an organization
that meets the highest quality standards. At the same time it is an attractive research partner.
Excellent in teaching and research
Steel Construction and Structural Design
Code number: 3.6
Department: Civil Engineering
Start: at the earliest possible date
Within your field of teaching, the scope of duties will include the bachelor study programme
in particular structural engineering as a field of specialization, in addition to the master’s study programme
Structural Engineering and Digital Construction Processes.
Your teaching content will convey the relevant subfields of steel and composite construction within the context of resource-friendly structural design. Furthermore, a willingness to offer courses in the area of the fundamentals of civil engineering, in particular construction mechanics, will be expected. Modules regarding the application of building informatics/CAD within the field of construction engineering are to be represented in teaching.
The subject area is an essential element of the Structural Engineering Laboratory. Within the framework of research, it is assumed that you will in particular make contributions to innovative, sustainable and resource-friendly structural designs in the area of steel construction, in addition to the further extension of the priority topic
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. 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.
As a potential candidate you should be a university graduate with a doctorate qualification and be a person with engineering skills, a graduate of civil engineering or a comparable course of studies. The candidate in question is expected to possess the ability to represent the specialist field in the required breadth and depth with regard to research and teaching.
Particularly desirable is a skillset encompassing extensive professional and research experience in the area of steel and composite construction. Detailed requirements include experience in the following areas: design, calculation and construction of innovative and resource-friendly bearing structures. Furthermore, it is assumed that you are experienced within the setting of interdisciplinary and international research as well as in the area of obtaining external project funding.
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. We would be pleased to support you with our dual career and family service, which aims at increasing the compatibility between professional and personal life.
In case of equal qualification, severely handicapped applicants will be given priority.
Have we attracted your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents until 28.02.2023 only via our online form.www.th-owl.de/karriere