Professorship, W2 Structural Engineering - Steel Construction
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
Structural Engineering – Steel Construction
Code number: 3.8 Department: Civil Engineering Location: Detmold Start: at the earliest possible date
Within your field of teaching, the scope of duties will include the bachelor study programme Civil Engineering, 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 steel and composite construction as subfields of structural engineering. 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. The participation in the development of the Center for Digital Sustainable Building is desired. In this context, a reduction of teaching duties up to 50% in the first two years of service is possible.
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 as well as experience in the following areas: design, dimensioning and construction of structures of various types. 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.
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 aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents until 17.03.2024 only via ouronline form.