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Professorship (W3) in the field of Water Infrastructure Management
Published(132 days ago)
Deadline for applications(79 days ago)
Professorship (W3) in the field of
Water Infrastructure Management (Ref. No. P-19-04)
The successful candidate will be engaged in a teaching and research function at the School of Civil Engineering,
representing sanitary engineering with a focus on water infrastructure. Applicants need to have a clear research
focus, evidenced by national and international research collaboration, as well as relevant publications in
national and international journals, e.g. in the area of flexible adaptation or maintenance of water treatment
infrastructure systems. The successful candidate should have long-term theoretical and practical experience in
the analysis and evaluation of water supply and wastewater management systems. Knowledge of at least one of
the following fields will be considered an asset:
Resilience of water infrastructure at network level (water/wastewater) or catchment area level,
Modelling material flows and energy demand in water systems, linking to energy infrastructure with a view to
Digitalization in the area of centralized/semi-centralized/decentralized water infrastructure (modelling, process
design, detailed planning, integration into BIM systems),
Flexible water infrastructure system design, particularly with regard to dynamic developments in megacities,
Asset management in water supply and wastewater management.
There will be good opportunities for collaboration in the above areas at the School of Civil Engineering,
particularly with the Professor of Digital and Autonomous Construction, a new position that is also being
advertised. The successful candidate will be expected to develop collaboration outside the School of Civil
Engineering. Applicants will be required to teach in both German and English, predominantly in Bachelor's and
Master's programmes at the School of Civil Engineering. They will contribute to building the profile of the
courses offered by TUHH by means of innovative teaching methods. The successful candidate will coordinate the
courses they are to teach both internally and with colleagues at higher education institutions in Hamburg.
Applicants should have experience in attracting and carrying out research funded by third parties. An ability and
readiness to engage creatively in developing the focal area of Green Technologies and strengthening the profile
of civil engineering at TUHH are core requirements for this role. The position is to be filled as soon as possible.
For questions, please contact the Head of Administration, Mr. Klaus J. Scheunert, phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3002
and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Johannes Harpenau, Head of Research Coordination, phone 00 49 (0)40
42878-3574 and e-mail email@example.com.
TUHH is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes and encourages applications from women. It
is certified as a family-friendly university and supports dual careers. Applications by disabled persons with equal
qualifications will be given preference.
TUHH expressly recognizes qualifications and accomplishments in academic teaching.
The legal framework of the Federal Republic of Germany applies (in Hamburg the law is applied pursuant to
Section 15 HmbHG). Applicants over the age of 50 cannot expect to be employed as civil servants.
The deadline for applications is August 30, 2019. Please upload your application (including CV, Ref. No., a list of
publications, relevant certificates, overview of research activities and teaching experience) using the link: Online Application Portal
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