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Professorship (W3) for "Petroleum Production Systems"
Published(757 days ago)
Deadline for applications(735 days ago)
Clausthal University of Technology (TUC)Clausthal-Zellerfeld
The Faculty of Energy and Economic Sciences of Clausthal University of Technology
(TUC), Germany, invites applications for the tenured position of a
University Professor (W3) for „Petroleum Production Systems“
at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering.
The successful candidate will be of outstanding educational and scientific qualification, and responsible
for the area of petroleum production systems in teaching and research. The faculty seeks
candidates with in-depth knowledge in the above-mentioned area in the form of a habilitation or
equivalent, who will contribute in research and lecturing of courses to established bachelor programs
as well as the master study program in Petroleum Engineering relating to fluid production
and storage in the geologic underground. It is expected that the successful candidate contributes
to questions beyond classical oil and gas topics related to the energy transition („Energiewende“),
in particular to geothermal exploration and production, H2 and CO2 underground storage, storage
of heat including their related processes and facilities for treatment and transport of complex multiphase
The Institute of Petroleum Engineering participates in international research and teaching programs.
The language of instruction in the petroleum engineering curricula is English. Good command
of the English language is therefore required. Relevant and successful industry experience
Conditions of appointment are according to § 25 of Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches
Hochschulgesetz NHG). Clausthal University of Technology wishes to increase the
number of its female faculty. Therefore, applications from female candidates are particularly welcome.
Candidates with disabilities who are equally qualified will be given preference.
Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly welcome. Prior knowledge of German is expected
together with the willingness to gain proficiency to be able to assume leading positions within
the academic self-administration.
Candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already
have civil servant status are appointed by an employment contract.
Further information is available from the chairman of the appointment committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Oliver Langefeld, Tel. +49 5323 72-3180.
Applications including the typical documents (CV, transcripts, lecturing experience, list of
publications) to be submitted until October 10th, 2017 to the Dean of the Faculty of Energy
and Economic Sciences, Clausthal University of Technology, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Bernd
Lehmann, Erzstraße 20, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.