Professorship (W3) of Resilience of Maritime Systems / Director (f/m/d) of the DLR Institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures
Published(8 days ago)
Deadline for applications(26 days left)
University of BremenBremen / Bremerhaven
The Faculty 4 "Production Engineering - Mechanical and Process Engineering" of the University of Bremen and the
German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.) seek in a joint appointment procedure for a:
Professor (m/f/d) of Resilience of Maritime Systems
Salary scale W3 (in Civil Service Lifetime Appointment)
Code No.: P90/19
associated with the position of the
of the DLR Institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures
The holder of the position is appointed professor at the University of Bremen in the Faculty of Production Engineering, where he or she is granted leave
of absence in order to take over the management of the DLR Institute in Bremerhaven (Jülich Model). The teaching obligation is 2 hours per week and semester.
The professor of Resilience of Maritime Systems will teach the Faculty's bachelor's and master's degree programmes in production engineering, systems engineering and
industrial engineering in the field of resilience engineering for maritime infrastructures. The subject of teaching is both the methods of resilience engineering and
their application for various maritime traffic, transport and production processes. It is expected that the courses will be offered in both German and English. In the
area of research, a personality is sought who is proven in the area of resilience of maritime systems, protection of maritime infrastructures or/and resilience engineering.
The Institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures of the German Aerospace Center focuses its research and development activities on improving the security of maritime infrastructures, including the three levels of man, technology and system. Theoretical and technological development work required for this is carried out in the departments "Resilience of Maritime Systems" and "Maritime Security Technologies" in a complementary and cross-domain manner. The system-theoretical, technology-based and application-oriented research contents of both departments fit into the Institute's missions - to perform significant contributions to the
Protection of ships, ports and offshore installations
Protection of maritime transport chains
Protection of the maritime cyberspace
The ethical dimension of research fields and technology assessment, the legal feasibility of projects and the legal evaluation of a possible application in a social context are the focus of a research group dealing with the topic ELSA.
In addition to fulfilling the requirements of civil service law, the prerequisites for employment are a relevant academic degree, an outstanding PhD (dissertation) as well as postdoctoral lecture qualification (habilitation) or equivalent academic achievements, which can also be provided outside the university sector. Furthermore, the pedagogical suitability for teaching at a higher education institution must be proven and the readiness to engage in university didactic advanced training must be present. Particular emphasis is placed on excellent international publications, international scientific cooperation and cooperation with industry. Several years of experience in leading larger groups or institutions, the ability to successfully raise third-party funds and experience in establishing regional, national and international interdisciplinary cooperation are required. In particular, he/she is expected to contribute to the University's Bremen Research Cluster for Dynamics in Logistics with joint projects between DLR and the University. It is also expected that the applicant has strong communication, motivation and team skills. The appointment as professor will take place based on §§ 18 in conjunction with § 20 BremHG and § 116 BremBG.
The University of Bremen and DLR intend to increase the proportion of women in science and therefore expressly encourage female scientists to apply. Both institutions are family-friendly employers.
International applications as well as applications from scientists with a migration background are particularly welcome. Disabled persons with the same professional and personal qualifications will be given preference.
Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, description of scientific career, list of courses held and other proofs of teaching qualification, teaching concept,
research concept, list of publications and reprints of the five most important publications, together with copies of certificates and diplomas) as well as a meaningful description
of your research interests and plans should be sent by 2019-05-15 (receipt stamp of the University's post office applies), stating the code P 90/19, to:
Fachbereich 4 Produktionstechnik - Maschinenbau & Verfahrenstechnik -
Postfach 33 04 40
In addition, please send the application documents (without certificates) in electronic form (in pdf format) to the following address:
Further information on the advertised position can be obtained from the Dean of the Faculty
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. K.-D. Thoben
Tel.: +49 - 421 - 218 500 06
For further information on the DLR Institute for the Protection of Maritime Infrastructures, please contact the managing director (acting)
of the institute
Dr.-Ing. Dennis Göge Tel.: +49 - 471 - 92419900
Dr.-Ing. Evelin Engler
Tel.: +49 - 3981 - 480 147
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