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Professorship (W3) Construction History, Faculty of architecture, structural engineering and urban planning
Published(332 days ago)
Deadline for applications(281 days ago)
Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU)Cottbus
The faculty of architecture, structural engineering and urban planning of
the Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) is
offering, commencing on the 1st of October, the position of
Professor (W3) Construction History
with a focus in scientific research.
The appointed personality will represent the discipline of Construction History
both in research and teaching. The Professorship is an established member of
the Institute of Art and Building History. It is also one of the key professorships of
the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 1913 „Kulturelle und Technische Werte historischer
Bauten“ (a research training group funded by the German research foundation).
In research, the professorship is expected to develop new content and methodologies,
setting impulses on the national as well as international level. Interdisciplinary
cooperation with other members of the Institute as well as members of the
Institute of Civil Engineering and other partners within the faculty is expected.
Within the DFG research training group, the professorship is responsible for
input on construction history research approaches engineering methods in the
investigation of historic buildings and structures.
Teaching responsibilities are within all degree programmes offered by the faculty,
with a focus on Master courses offered in the study programmes with focus on
Heritage as well as the degree courses in Civil Engineering, where Construction
History is a fundamental course focusing on building with heritage and existing
buildings, and structural preservation of historic buildings is a priority.
Prerequisite for a call, amongst others, is a PhD in engineering, preferably in
the field of Construction History. Further scientific qualification such as a postdoctoral
lecture qualification, a junior professorship and/or scientific publications
covering different topics within construction history are expected. Knowledge
and practice in the field of structural preservation are desirable.
With the focus on scientific research, teaching obligation amounts to 8 h.
Contact person for further information is Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Rheidt, phone: 0049
(0)355 / 69 3316 / e-mail: email@example.com.
Further responsibilities occur according to § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz
(BbgHG) i. V. m. § 3 BbgHG.
The conditions of employment are according to §§ 41Abs. 1 Nr. 1 - 4 a und 43
Teaching language will be in German and English. Experience in acquisition of
third party funding for managing such projects is required. The topics of these
projects should be relevant for the DFG (German Research Foundation) or similar
international research funding organisations.
The BTU pursues to increase the number of women in research and teaching and
therefore asks explicitly for applications by women.
As a family-oriented University, the BTU offers support in cases of double careers
(Dual Career Service).
Severely handicapped applicants will be favored when showing equal eligibility.
Please send your application along with a proof of qualification, a curriculum vita in
table form, a list of publications as well as a proof of your pedagogical qualification
in one pdf file (maximum size of 7 MB) until the 14.12.2017 via e-mail to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Dekan of the faulty of Architecture, Structural Engineering and Urban Planning
Address: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.